home maintenance

Upholstery Care 101

Here are some simple tips to keep your upholstery looking its very best:

1. Periodically flip the cushions as this helps to divide wear evenly.

2. Vacuum your upholstery at least once a week to keep dirt and dust particles from settling into the fibers.

3. Protect your upholstery from excessive sunlight as it can cause color loss over time.

4. Clean up spills immediately to avoid permanent damage.

Note: Be careful which products you use on your upholstery as some can cause permanent staining or color loss.

Purple chair with book

Carpet Cleaning Misconception: "Cheap" Carpet is Easier to Clean

Fact: Inexpensive, or "cheap", carpeting can actually be much more difficult to clean and tends not to clean up as well. Why? Oftentimes these types of carpet lack the fabric protection application that typically comes standard on new carpet. It also wears down much faster so while it may have been installed within the past few years, it doesn't look new with the amount of wear it shows. Since traffic wear is actually damage to the carpet fiber, cleaning cannot remedy the situation.

Carpet Cleaning Misconception Cheap Carpet is "Easier" to Clean

How to Maintain Your Outdoor Furniture Part 5- Fabric

Some cloth fabrics are machine washable. Other fabrics, such as acrylic, can be spot cleaned with water and a mild soap. However, the best way to clean your fabric upholstery is to call in the professionals. If you’re looking to clean your upholstered furniture (inside or out), let us know. We can help! 💪

How to Maintain Outdoor Furniture Fabric