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How Often Should You Clean Your Upholstery?

dog rubbing his back on a sofa Upholstery cleaning can be a big hassle. Regardless, it is something that needs to be done if you want your furniture to look nice. Not only that, but cleaning can free your home from allergens, mold, mildew, and dust mites.  Most homeowners know that periodic upholstery cleaning is essential, it can be hard to create a good cleaning schedule. It’s also difficult to know how often you actually need to clean your upholstery.  Knowing how to clean upholstery can also present a challenge. Getting help from the professionals is a great idea when cleaning time comes around. Steamway Carpet Cleaning can get the job done.

How Often Should I Clean My Upholstery?

In order to determine how often your upholstery should be cleaned, first check your furniture’s manufacturer warranty. If this doesn’t work, check the information that came with your furniture. There may be details about both how to clean the upholstery and how often to do it.  If there’s no instructions, then it is a good practice to have your upholstery cleaned about once a year. This can help you to catch the buildup of dirt and dust mites before it becomes a real threat to the integrity and health of the furniture.  If you have pets or kids then you should consider cleaning upholstery. Additionally, a good sign for cleaning is if stains begin to appear on your upholstery. When this occurs,  you may need to clean the upholstery even more often.upholstery cleaning in progress on a couch

Getting Professional Help with Upholstery Cleaning

No matter how many times a year you clean your upholstered furniture, it is imperative to make sure that the cleaning is actually effective. Professionals with experience in upholstery cleaning can come to your home and help you with this process. So, contact Steamway Carpet Cleaning today to learn more.