How to clean a greasy sofa: stains will disappear instantly
Stained sofa spoils the appearance of the interior, and it is very difficult to clean these stains. The older the stains are, the more they darken and penetrate deep into the fabric. There may even be an unpleasant odor.
Before calling a cleaning service, you can try to get rid of the stains yourself. Help handy means - baking soda, vinegar, soap. About the most effective ways to clean a dirty sofa read in the material OBOZREVATEL.
Soda plus vinegar
Immediately emphasize: leather and leatherette sofas should not be cleaned with this method.
In a container with warm water (about 1 liter) add 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 8 tablespoons of white vinegar. Thoroughly mix. Then take any dishwashing detergent and pour 4 tablespoons. You will also need glycerin - 2-4 tablespoons are enough.
When the solution is ready, with the help of a brush or sponge rub it into the dirty places on the sofa. The heaviest stains are abundantly smeared with foam. The remedy should be left for at least 1 hour, after which wash with a clean sponge and running water.
It is important not to leave the sofa wet. This can lead to rotting of fabrics and the appearance of mold. Dry it with the help of a hair dryer.
The good old fashioned way
This method, in the absence of alternatives, was very popular in the USSR. Then laundry soap was used everywhere - from washing to cleaning furniture.
In a container pour a liter of warm water. Take a grater and rub the laundry soap. It is better to add a few tablespoons of detergent. The main thing is to form a lot of foam. It is foam to wipe the greasy places on the sofa. It should be done using a brush.
After that, wash off the foam with a clean sponge soaked in water. And again dry with a hair dryer.
Shaving foam should not be used on leather and leatherette. Other fabrics, however, will be perfectly cleaned with this product.
Apply a thick layer of shaving foam to the soiled areas. Wipe the sofa with a brush or sponge. Repeat this until the stain is gone. Then clean the sofa with a sponge and warm water.
Earlier OBOZREVATEL told how to quickly and effectively remove grease from the upholstery of the sofa.