Furniture will be like new: how to clean stains on sofas

Alina MilsentLife
How to clean stains on the couch

To wash stains on a greasy sofa is not at all difficult, if you know a few effective tips and tricks. Outdated stains, penetrating deep into the fabric, can even cause an unpleasant smell in the house.

It is not necessary to buy expensive chemicals, because there are a number of no less effective improvised ingredients. How to clean stains on sofas - read in the article OBOZREVATEL..

Basic rules

First of all, the sofa should be thoroughly vacuumed, removing crumbs and dust. On fine fabrics, do not use a brush - it is better to wipe the surface with a rag or the soft side of a sponge.

When using any cleaner, cleaning experts recommend testing it on an inconspicuous area of the fabric first. Some ingredients can damage or lighten the surface of the sofa.

After cleaning, be sure to dry the sofa to prevent mold.


How to make detergent with your own hands

Method 1: Baking soda and glycerin

Ingredients needed:

  • baking soda
  • vinegar
  • glycerin
  • dish detergent
  • warm water

Pour 1 liter of water in a small container and add 2 tablespoons of baking soda, 8 tablespoons of vinegar, 3 tablespoons of glycerin and 4 tablespoons of dishwashing liquid. Mix the mixture thoroughly until all components are dissolved and apply to the stains with a sponge. Do not rinse immediately, the ingredients need time to act. Therefore, after an hour, the couch can be washed with a damp sponge. It should be noted that this tiphack is suitable for all types of surfaces, except leather and leatherette.

Method 2: Laundry soap

First, grate laundry soap on a grater. You can use regular hard soap or liquid soap. Pour warm water, detergent and soap into a container. The ingredients should be mixed until foamy and applied to the soiled areas. This method can be used on all surfaces.

Method 3. Baking soda and lemon

Soda and lemon juice in a 1:1 ratio should be dissolved in water, leave for a few minutes on the surface of the sofa, and then wash off with a sponge or brush. It is best not to use acid on leather and leatherette surfaces.

By the way, you can try to remove stubborn stains with medical alcohol. How to do it safely and effectively - read in this article.

Previously OBOZREVATEL told how to quickly and effectively remove grease from the sofa upholstery.

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