Your Guide To Cleaning Velvet Furniture

Your Guide To Cleaning Velvet Furniture

Is your velvet sofa looking less than luxe? Learn how to clean velvet furniture and keep it looking as sumptuous as the day you bought it.
Velvet fabric can be a bit trickier to clean than other fabrics because, in addition to removing the stain, you must take care to avoid "crushing" the nap of the fiber. Here are some tips to help you successfully remove stains without damaging your beautiful furniture.
1. Vacuum the fabric

In terms of regular maintenance, all you need to do to the item itself is give it a good dusting. We recommend regular vacuuming. A soft brush can also loosen surface dirt and brush it away.

2. Tackle spills right away

If someone does happen to spill their cocktail on your couch, we suggests blotting the area immediately with a clean, dry absorbent cloth.

3. Test cleaning products

If a dried stain is staring you in the face and you just can't help but do something about it, test any cleaning products (even basic soap and water) on a hidden spot to ensure it doesn't ruin the fabric. Mix soap and water to create a sudsy solution. Use a soft cloth to blot the stain with the suds. Let the fabric dry completely.

4. Brush the fabric

"Once the velvet is dry, use a soft, dry brush in the direction of the pile to restore its direction and loft.

5. Turn to a professional

"It’s best to professionally clean the entire piece to ensure the color remains uniform, to ensure your velvet furniture remains in optimal condition, you should have it professionally cleaned with pure, water-free solvents. Then ? Sit back, relax, and enjoy your good-as-new upholstery.
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