Cleaning Used Furniture

Nov 18, 2018 | General Cleaning Tips, Upholstery Cleaning


The Best Way to Clean Old Furniture

Shopping for used furniture can often be an enjoyable experience! There are usually some gems that are just waiting to be picked up from garage sales and antique stores. You might be lucky enough to inherit some furniture from family or friends. Nonetheless, cleaning this furniture is CRITICAL. You will want to clean and clean this furniture before bringing it into your living space. It’s vital that you don’t bring dust into your home. Additionally, you’ll rid this furniture of unpleasant odors and smells.


First, make sure that the furniture is correctly cleaned. There are several ways to clean. Try purchasing cleaning wipes, using aerosol sprays, or creating your own mixture! Do some research, but be thorough. You don’t want to ruin your furniture blindly following a stranger on the internet! You can always call the professionals at Chem-Dry who use professional strength cleaners.

After cleaning and cleaning your furniture, the next step is to remove any unwanted odors. Because the majority of these odors are likely caused by moisture, fabric fresheners and deodorizers won’t completely get rid of the smell. Instead, try cleaning the fabric with warm water and vinegar or using baking soda. In addition, always feel free to call Chem-Dry to get these odors professionally eliminated, including pet odors.

Once you have taken these necessary steps, you will feel more comfortable bringing used furniture into your home. Enjoy your new treasures!

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