Professional Upholstery Cleaning

Upholstery Cleaning is one of those jobs where you need to know exactly what you’re doing. Luckily, we’re fully qualified upholstery cleaners based in Sunderland.

We clean most fabric sofas, chairs and dining chairs to bring them back to life, removing dirt, staining, germs and bacteria. Be that a three piece suit, a cuddle chair or a puffe.

The process:

We start by identifying the material types/fabric content or performing a test patch clean to ensure the upholstery is suitable for a wet clean.

Cleaning a cream 3 seater sofaWe then give a thorough vacuum, removing as much dry dirt and hairs as we can. You would be amazed what can be found tucked into the side of a sofa cushion!

The sofa will then either be cleaned with a chemical spray or foam cleaning agent, depending on the fabric type and level of soiling. The cleaning agent will be mechanically agitated once applied (hand agitation for delicate areas).

Once the cleaning agents have had a little dwell time to work their magic it’s time for hot water extraction. This process uses heated water and powerful vacuums to flush the cleaning agents along with dirt/soiling from the fabric. The water also contains a fragranced antibacterial deodoriser to not only leave the upholstery clean but sterile and smelling fresh.

Time to dry we use electric air movers for this, specifically designed for carpet and upholstery cleaning. Sofas and larger chairs, we will dry one side of the cushions first, allowing us to put the sofa back together and move the driers to the other side. We aim to leave sofas as dry as possible before leaving, however some fabric do retain moisture and may need the cushions propping up/exposed for a few hours to fully dry. This will all be explained on the day of the clean if applicable.

How long does it take?chair before and after

For the average 3 seater sofa you will be looking at around 1.5 – 2.5 hours depending on the fabric types and level of soiling. A full 3 piece suite could be anywhere from 2 – 5 hours depending on if it has reversible cushions, level of soiling and fabric types.

We offer Upholstery cleaning across the North East from Sunderland to Durham, Newcastle and South Shields.