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Got Dirty Furniture? Use These Tips to Clean Them In Chico Apartments

Aug 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

vacuuming couchWorking from home and not leaving the house very often can have you seeing the dirt and grime build up on your furniture more than usual. If your couches look dingy from all the sitting or your end table has a water ring on it from a drinking glass, then this blog is for you! These tips are great for cleaning your furniture when you live in Chico apartments.

How to Clean Your Fabric Furniture

Cleaning the fabric on your furniture can be so easy, and it only takes a few items to get it done! First vacuum the fabric well. Make sure you get any food crumbs, hair, and loose change that might be found. Then create a cleaning mixture in a medium-size bowl that consists of 2 cups water, a few tablespoons of dish soap, and a few tablespoons of vinegar, and stir thoroughly. Then take a clean rag and wipe down the fabric with the mixture and pay extra attention to stains that need a little scrub.  When you are done with the scrub and wipe down, use a fan to help expedite the drying process.

How to Clean Your Leather Furniture

When you clean leather furniture, you must be gentle and mindful of which products you use. You can easily destroy leather if you don’t properly clean or hydrate it. First, start the cleaning by vacuuming the leather with a soft brush attachment. Again, make sure you get any food crumbs, hair, and loose change that might be found. Then create a cleaning mixture in a medium-size bowl that consists of equal parts water and white vinegar.

Then take a clean, soft cloth and put it in the mixture. Wring out the excess liquid because you want a limited amount of liquid on your leather. Wipe the leather down gently with the cloth. Once you have completed wiping down the leather, take a dry towel and dry off the leather. To condition your leather, create a new mixture that consists of one part white vinegar and two parts flax seed oil. Again, use a clean, soft cloth and apply this mixture on the leather in a gentle, circular motion. Leave this mixture on overnight. Then you will take a rag and buff the leather to give it a nice shine.

How to Clean Your Wood Furniture

First, wipe down the wood that you are trying to clean to make sure you start with a clear surface. Then create a cleaning mixture that consists of water, vinegar, and dish soap. Stir it up and you are ready to clean your wooden furniture! Take a rag and soak it in the mixture. Start wiping the table down and give it a good scrub. Let the liquid sit for 10 minutes or so to let the mixture take care of the grime and bacteria.

If you have a plastic pot scraper, go ahead and gently scrape the top of the wooden piece of furniture that you are cleaning. This will also help remove the thin layer of grime that is normally found on wood surfaces, like end tables and dining room tables. Then take a clean rag and get it wet with clean and hot water. Use this to wipe off the grime and cleaning mixture from your wooden furniture. Let it air dry before you put anything back on it. Click here if you want to learn how to take off water spots from drinking glasses on your wooden furniture.

You will be so glad that you cleaned your furniture. Not in the mood or don’t have time to clean your furniture? Then check out Experts In Your Home. They can easily clean your furniture even if you live in Chico apartments.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Cleaning, Rental Living Tips

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