Cleaning Micro Fiber Couches: Code S

| October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Microfiber products are specially designed to last longer. The fine threads used in the manufacturing of microfiber cushions are 200 times finer and thinner than human hair. Due to the extreme art involved in microfiber products, they last much longer than ordinary fiber products. Microfiber products are dyed in solutions and are resistant to fading.

However quality of the products does matter. If you buy low quality microfiber products, there will be loss of texture and quality. Also there will be no backing to prevent the stretching of microfiber cushion surfaces. Any damage to your microfiber cushions should be repaired immediately. Cleaning Code S microfiber cushions can be done easily if you understand certain basics regarding microfiber cushion cleaning.

Code S includes products made up of organic fibers which include wool, linen, cotton, rayon. Code S fabrics will also include denim, velour and damask products. While cleaning your Code S microfiber cushions always take special care. All Code S microfiber products should be cleaned using cleaners with solvents.

What are solvents?

Solvents are products such as K2R Spot Lifter or Bissell Fabric & Upholstry Cleaner. These products have cleaning ingredients in them that are stronger than plane water and soap. The chemicals in these solves help to remove and get rid of hard to remove stains. Be careful, however, before using solvents. Test the solvent on a small, inconspicuous area of the couch before proceeding.

Steps for Cleaning Micro Fiber Couches Code S

  1. Before cleaning the cushion analyze the surface for small dirt. Remove them with the help of a smooth brush. After that, remove stiff dirt with the help of a vacuum cleaner. Cleaning the couch regularly with a vacuum will curtail the quantity of deeper scrubbing.
  1. If your microfiber couch contains dirty areas caused due to oil spills or stains, apply cleaners or solvents. Firstly, check the effectiveness of the solvent. Check that the solvent or cleaner that you are using does not have any opposing effect on the cushion. You can check for color change or texture change after applying the solvents.
  1. Identify the stained areas in the cushion. If the stain has affected only a small portion of the cushion, then it is better to apply stain only to that portion. If you have multiple stain portions then it is better to clean the whole cushion using solvents. This will prevent uneven protruding of the cushion surface. After application of solvents, give time for drying. After drying, look for rough surface and run those areas with a soft brush.

    Cleaning microfiber couch code S

  1. After cleaning the cushion with solvents, place each of the cushion sectionals in an area with sufficient air. You can also place a fan near it so as to dry them up quickly. Reassemble all the cushion pieces when they have dried up completely.

When it comes to cleaning your Code S microfiber cushions, always try to clean them in the right manner. Manufacturers and suppliers of these products are well aware of products with such codes and could provide you with valuable information regarding cleaning these things. Under no circumstances should you clean your microfiber cushions using a washing machine.

These are finer upholsteries made up of extremely thin micro fibers, which should be handled with extreme care. If you find it difficult to clean your microfiber cushions following these steps, then it is better to hire professional cleaners who would help you complete your cleaning job in a professional manner.

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