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How can I clean my couch?

It is just fabric and really old. I would like to "freshen" it up a little, give it a nice newer smell, etc.

 
CoCoMom89

Asked by CoCoMom89 at 10:27 PM on Sep. 26, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • i spot clean my sofa first with tide stain remover spray (u can use any laundry remover spray)... let sit for about half hour. ..then use any all purpose cleaner...they have some great ones at the dollar store (awesome products)....i put it in a bucket an mix it with pineSol bcuz it deodorize and kill germs... then i use a micro fiber rag...bcuz its soft and abosurbs well...then last a spray febreeze on it...jus to give it that extra sent :)...GL

    SOmetimes when i'm out of all of the mentioned products... i jus use tidew/downy bcuz its a great stain remover and it soften and smells great!!

    Here's another tip...my sister uses WOOLITE...which is also great but still mix it with a degreaser
    TezMoM

    Answer by TezMoM at 10:56 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Use the hand attachment on a carpet cleaner. Some of our houses are furnished so we use this attachment on the couches all the time.
    Works good. Spot clean first.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 10:30 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • First vacuum it good...
    use a mild fabric soap with a soft sponge and gently wash the areas...
    then use Ordor Bon solution... you can find it at Lowes...
    It will kill germs, up to 99%, as the liquid drys you will notice
    a fresher smell... and it will not harm the fabric....
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 10:30 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • We use steam cleaners & they work really, really well!
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:58 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

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