Basic Upholstery Cleaning Codes Explained

Basic Upholstery Cleaning Codes Explained

When it comes to cleaning the house, you know you’ve got it all figured out. You are your friends’ go-to person when it comes to tips on how to strip stubborn grease off your pans, remove stains on clothes and even how to grow your own herb garden. But just like any fairy tale story, the main character always has a weakness, and in your case– it’s furniture cleaning. Obviously, you know that upholstery cleaning is not your ideal household task. What makes this task complicated is the number of things you should figure out, starting with your furniture’s cleaning codes. While some have mastered these codes with a few months of practice, others even took years to master. But if you’re a quick learner, you can do it in a few week’s time. Don’t worry, this task will become easier and simpler if you remember these codes. Upholstery Cleaning Codes to Remember Using the wrong cleaning product on your furniture may cause more damage than you think. Just like clothes fabric, every upholstery is also labeled with different care instructions. Generally, you will find the letters W, S, WS, or X in your furniture’s labels. These letters will give you the clue on which type of cleaning solution or product you should use. A furniture marked with “W” is the easiest to clean. It just means you need to use a “Water-Based Cleaning Agent” or simply water to remove stains or clean your furniture. Furniture with this label is most recommended for households with small children where there are higher chances of spills and stains. If you see the...