How To Clean A Microfiber Couch with ONE Ingredient
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Microfiber is one of my favorite materials. It’s just so soft and cozy, and my kids love making designs in the seat cushions. BUT, it does have a tendency to showcase stains, even minor ones
Many people love cleaning cheats like this and this is one of the best. It uncovers how you can get your microfiber couch chair looking just almost brand new with this simple ingredient!
Discover how it works and how you can do it for yourself below
How To Clean A Microfiber Couch with ONE Ingredient
Ingredients
  • WHITE bristle brush { so that there is no accidental color transfer onto the couch when you are scrubbing }
Instructions
  • Pour the rubbing alcohol in the spray bottle and SATURATE the stained area.
  • I know this seems counter intuitive but rubbing alcohol evaporates much faster than water so it won’t leave a water mark.
  • If your sponge get’s really dirty before you are finished, switch it out for a new one to avoid rubbing old dirt onto clean areas.
  • Let the areas your sprayed dry. They will look darker than the rest of your couch and will feel kind of hard to the touch, but don’t worry about it. That’s what the bristle brush is for.
  • Once the couch is completely dry, take your bristle brush and with swirling motions, re-fluff the areas you cleaned.
  • I promise the results will be so awesome you won’t want to let a sippy cup within 3 feet of your couch ever again.
Important Observations!
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Will doing this effect the warranty on my couch?
  •  Every warranty is different. The best way to answer is call the store you purchased from or the provider of the warranty.
Does the alcohol smell make my couch smell like alcohol?
  • Not really. The room will smell like alcohol for about 15 or 20 minutes! what you can do is to ventilate the room as much as possible while you are cleaning and after.
How often can I do this to my couch?
  • I do this about once a month and there hasn’t been no damage done to my cushions at all.
It didn’t get all the stains out. Why?
  • I’m not a stain master so this is just my thought. Stains like grease or food are much harder to get out. My son wiped his hands on the arm after eating french fires and I had to scrub 2 separate times to get it out and even now there is a very faint mark.
  • If you don’t get it all out the first time, wait a day or 2 and clean it again. And don’t forget to really scrub and REPLACE your sponge when it gets dirty. Otherwise you will just be rubbing old dirt onto new places.
Does this work on other colors (still microfiber)?
  • Yes. I’ve seen it done on dark microfiber and red microfiber etc with good results.
Does this work on other fabrics or materials?
  • I haven’t tried. If you are curious try it on an inconspicuous spot.
There is a ring were I sprayed the alcohol. Why?
  • More than likely you didn’t scrub/dry that spot adequately. Remember even though the alcohol evaporates very quickly it is still a liquid. You want to saturate your area but not drench it. If you are left with a ring, spray the area like you would a stain and scrub it out.
How long does it take to scrub and dry?
  • This really depends on how dirty your couch is. It took me about 30 mins initially to clean mine but now the monthly spot checks take 10 minutes max.
How soon can I sit on the couch after I clean it?
  • Once it dries and you use your brush to fluff it you can sit on it.

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