Odors can occur easily and are quite commonly found in homes. In most instances, people do not notice the smells until they leave the home for a time and come home where they immediately notice and then they can get used to the smell quickly. When you can smell the odors, you naturally want to remove them. Instead of masking them with aerosol sprays, candles or plug-ins, the odors need to be eliminated and to do it, you have to pinpoint the source. Most will notice odors emitting from their sofa or other upholstery. These odors can be any number of causes, from the pet accidents, sweat, vomit, or spills from food, beverages, and other substances. Treating the sofa can be a challenge, but in order for your home to smell fresh, the odors need to be eliminated. We at Tough Carpet Cleaning would like to share tips for removing the odors from the sofa and upholstery.
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Treating the odors can be tricky, as mentioned. If you want to try and do it yourself, check out the steps below. Keep in mind, that any body odors created by you or your pets are protein-based and will need to be treated with an enzyme upholstery cleaner. Always follow the labels instructions and do not skip the patch test.
1) Vacuum Thoroughly. Vacuuming thoroughly is essential prior to treating the upholstery with any liquid solution. Detail under cushions, in the crevices, and in the divots and all around the cushions and the surface of the sofa with the vacuum’s hose and attachments.
2) Enzyme Cleaner Use. Protein-based odors and stains, as mentioned earlier, is required to treat any sofas or upholstery that have the odors and spots derived of sweat, pet accidents, and other such spots.
3) Treat Additional Odors. In a bucket or bowl, add 2 cups lukewarm water, 2 cups distilled white vinegar together and slowly stir in 4 table spoons of baking soda until it is full dissolved. Pour the solution a squirt bottle or you can treat a clean cloth with the solution and sponge it onto the surface. For 5-10 minutes, allow the solution to sit and use a clean, dry cloth to blot up the moisture.
4) Last Stain Removal Step. For several hours or overnight, generously sprinkle the surface with baking soda and vacuum with the hose to remove the baking soda, leaving your sofa fresh.
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To remove the odors from your sofa and other upholstery, the most effective approach is investing in professional deep cleaning sofa services. In fact, manufacturers recommend professional upholstery cleaning one or two times a year and more as needed. Because professionals have quality products and powerful extraction equipment, you can properly control odors and maintain the dirt accumulation and remove spots, keeping your upholstery in good health, in great condition, and potentially increase the lifespan of your upholstery. Tough Carpet Cleaning can effectively remove the odors, stains, and soil buildup from your upholstery to ensure your surface is clean and most importantly remove the odors. Contact us to schedule sofa cleaning and our other services today!