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Upholstery Cleaning: D.I.Y. vs Professional 

Upholstery cleaning needs to periodically find its way to your to-do list if you want to keep your soft furniture in your El Paso home looking nice. Many people try DIY cleaning of their upholstered furniture, but unfortunately this does not always work very well.  There’s a better option if you want to make sure your furniture is getting clean: getting help from Steamway Carpet Cleaning in El Paso.

DAn individual doing the upholstery cleaning at homeo-It-Yourself Upholstery Cleaning

You have a few different options if you want to try D.I.Y. upholstery cleaning.  You can run the vacuum over the surface of the upholstery and then use a soap and vinegar mixture to try to clean the surface (be sure to test this on an inconspicuous area first to avoid stains.)  You can also use special upholstery cleaners to try to clean the soft furniture, and you can sprinkle baking soda on it and then vacuum it up to try to make the upholstered furniture smell better.  These options can be OK if you are just concerned about surface stains and if you don’t think your upholstery needs a true deep clean. If you are considering a deeper clean, contact Steamway Carpet Cleaning to learn about how we can help make the your furniture’s upholstery look like new.

Professional Upholstery Cleaning A professional cleaning the upholstery on a sofa using state-of-the-art technology

If you want to go beyond just cleaning the surface of your upholstered furniture and you want to do a true deep clean to get rid of things like allergens and dust mites, you need to bring in the professionals.  Companies with experience in professional cleaning have the right equipment and know-how to get the upholstery thoroughly cleaned so it looks like new again.  Your home should be a healthy and attractive place and professional upholstery cleaning can help to make that happen.  Contact Steamway Carpet Cleaning today to learn more about professional upholstery cleaning.