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3 Painless Ways to Clean Sofa without Vacuum Cleaner  


Most people do not know how to clean sofas, couches, and upholsteries. Most of them use vacuum cleaners for furniture maintenance. Do you know that you can clean your furniture without a vacuum cleaner? As a reliable sofa cleaning service provider, we are going to tell you three painless ways to clean a sofa without a vacuum cleaner or steam cleaning machine. Moreover, these methods do not take more than 30 minutes. Do not damage the furniture using this costly equipment, apply natural home ingredients for deep cleaning.   


Things You Need  

  • Baking Soda  
  • Warm Water  
  • White Vinegar  
  • Hydrogen Peroxide  
  • Dishwashing Liquid  
  • Dry cleaning solutions  
  • Bucket  
  • Microfiber Cloth   


Note: It is important to have a pretest before applying it to the affected area. It helps you to check the effectiveness of this solution. Use protective gear, especially during dry cleaning. Do not dry the sofa under direct sunlight. These are applicable to all the following methods. It is better to consult with a sofa cleaner. Perth is a popular location; you will find many service providers in your locality.  


Method 1: White Vinegar for Sofa Cleaning in Perth  

Now, it is possible to deep clean carpets, sofas, couches, and upholsteries using these natural ingredients instead of chemical solutions. All of these ingredients are available in your kitchen. Otherwise, you can buy them from a local store. It is one of the popular methods of sofa cleaning in Perth. 


Prepare a Solution  

Now you have to prepare a solution using one cup of white vinegar, one gallon of warm water, and a few drops of dishwashing liquid. Mix all these ingredients until bubbles show up.  



Take a clean microfiber cloth and dip it into this solution. After that, rub the entire sofa with it. If you find any stubborn stains, mop the area repeatedly to remove spots. Now, wait half an hour to dry the area and wipe away the solution using a dry microfiber cloth.  


Method 2: Baking Soda for Upholstery Cleaning Perth  

Another traditional method of DIY deep cleaning is Sodium Bicarbonate or baking soda, which is effective on stains and foul smells. The process does not take more than 30 minutes.  



Prepare a paste using two tablespoons of baking soda and warm water in a bowl. Please remember that you have to prepare a paste, not a cleaning liquid.   



Apply the paste to the affected area using a microfiber cloth and wait for 20 minutes to dry the area properly. After that, remove the paste using a dry microfiber cloth or broom. If you find foul smells in the affected area, you do not need to prepare a paste, just sprinkle the baking soda on the affected area and wait for a few days. Baking soda will eliminate the foul smell.   


Method 3: Couch Dry Cleaning  

Brands and manufacturers prefer dry cleaning because it is one of the safest methods, which can be implemented easily by homemakers. You can easily clean all the dark spots, wet spills, stains, and foul smells with this simple DIY dry cleaning method.  



We do not encourage you to prepare a dry cleaning liquid at home because it contains chemicals. You can consult with an expert for preparing the solution based on the material, texture, and care tag of your furniture. Otherwise, you can buy it from the market and apply it to the affected area after a pretest.   



Please read the instruction manual on the dry liquid solution package and follow the instructions. Otherwise, consult a couch cleaner in Perth for a dry cleaning treatment.  


Can I Use Laundry Detergent to Clean My Couch?  

The use laundry detergent is a popular couch cleaning method, but we do not encourage you to do it because many homemakers overuse the solution leading to oversaturation.   

Please remember that laundry detergent has mild acid, so you must use protective gear and apply it as directed by an expert. Overuse of this acid leads to discoloration or fading. Instead, you can apply any of the above methods for sofa cleaning. Perth experts use certified ingredients and advanced equipment for a better outcome. If you want a better solution, you can mix baking soda, white vinegar, and warm water to prepare a liquid solution or paste. Apply it to the affected area, especially for stubborn stains and foul smells. Do not forget to dry the area before using the furniture again.   


Call a Professional Couch Cleaning Perth  

If you cannot solve the issue using DIY methods, please feel free to consult with us. We have advanced equipment and certified eco-friendly ingredients to ensure a better outcome. Our Sofa cleaning Perth experts will visit your location, assess the furniture, and recommend the best method of cleaning the items. Call us on 04 80 021 262 to book an appointment now. You will get an appointment if you inquire.   

Alice Sinia Quality Assurance Manager – Regulatory/Lab Services

Reviewed by: Alice Wiley, Ph.D., MSc

As experienced professional, Alice have dedicated her career to helping businesses alike maintain the cleanliness and appearance of their furniture. With over 16 years of experience in the industry, she has developed deep understanding of the various materials and techniques required to effectively clean and restore upholstery.She is committed to delivering exceptional results that leave her clients satisfied and provide technical assistance to branch offices and clients throughout Australia. In addition to technical expertise, she takes pride in my commitment to customer service.Alice also prepares scientific reports for Ajile Upholstery Cleaning on any changes or updates to government regulations affecting the Upholstery cleaning industry.

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