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Do Your Need Couches Deep Cleaning?

a living room after upholstery cleaningYou’ve probably seen the dozens of DIY tricks and hacks for upholstery cleaning. If you have stains from where your spouse sits day in and day out, or a spot that your beloved left behind, you more than likely need more than just some solution and a brush. The trouble is after even the best DIY clean spots and smells will resurface over time. Steamway Carpet Cleaning is ready to help.

Are My Couches Dirty?

Many people are surprised to find out exactly how dirty their couches are. If you have dark colored couches it may be awhile before you realize how dirty they truly are. Additionally, while you go extended periods without upholstery cleaning you will end up accumulating dander, allergens, dust, and mites. If you are trying to figure out if your upholstered furniture needs cleaning, simply take a white cloth and run it along the padded seats. If it your cloth is gray, black, or dingy you can be certain that it is time for a good cleaning.

How Often Should I Get My Couches Cleaned?

There is no simple cut and dry answer for this. Getting professional upholstery cleaning done too often can lead to fading and can even ruin the fabric with time. But not cleaning them often enough may lead to embarrassing stains. For most homes having pros visit and clean upholstery once a year is adequate.

However, if you have several children, pets, or regular visits from friends, once a year is not enough. Twice a year or even at the start of each season might be more helpful. This will prevent stains and marks from regular wear and tear to appear. For instance, if the man of the house has a favorite chair, the headrest may grow a dark spot over time. The dog drooling while napping in the same spot every day is another example. Whatever the case, be sure to get regular upholstery cleaning done in order to keep your home looking good.

Benefits of Regular Upholstery Cleaning

If you are considering getting this service done on a regular basis, it comes with many perks. The constant look and smell of new couches will be the best benefit. If anyone in your family suffers from asthma or allergies, they may end up breathing a bit easier while relaxing at home. You can also count on prolonging the life of your couches.

Professional Steam Cleaning

Don’t trust the life hacks on the web to get your couches clean. Instead, invest in professional steam cleaning to get the job done right. We will help you improve your air quality and prolong the life of your furniture. Contact us today to set up an appointment.