Wednesday, May 23, 2012

How to keep a white sofa clean

Read on to find out how you can save your white sofa from stains...

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How to keep a white sofa clean

White furniture can be very beautiful and stylish. Whether you want to create a black and white decor or if you simply like white furniture, it;s not important. The effect will surely be the one desired. However, there are some things that you need to think about before purchasing white furniture, especially a white sofa. Since the sofa in centerpiece for the living room, it’s not going to be a simple decoration but also a very functional piece of furniture. This means that your precious white sofa will quickly loose its pure color and will need cleaning.

Here are some tips that will help keep your white sofa white. The simplest solution would be to just get a washable slipcover. It would be best to have two of them. This way, whenever one of them gets dirty and needs cleaning you can just replace it with the other one.

If this is no longer an option either because you’ve already purchased a sofa that doesn’t allow it or because you prefer something else, there are other ways of keeping a white sofa clean. For example, you can treat the fabric with stain guard. This will protect your sofa and if you have some spills you can just quickly wipe them off before they turn into stains.

If the previous tips are not effective or not what you were looking for, then maybe you should consider keeping the fabric cleaners somewhere handy. You never know when you’ll spill something on the sofa and it’s best to act quickly before permanent damage can occur. Another simple tip is to use a lint roller regularly. This way your white sofa will always have a clean look. There are small things that can’t be removed otherwise and that can really make a difference.

Finally, the last tip. If none of the solutions offered above is for you, it’s either because you’re a perfectionist or you’re too lazy. In this case, you can just rotate the cushions. It’s not simply something you do to change the overall look but also a practical solution if you want to preserve a uniform look for your sofa.