Stuffed couch cushions are one of the furniture accessories which have been in detail discussed in various publications. They are a form of sofa accessory which are not only looked great but also provide you with enough comfort when watching TV or relaxing on your sofa. The stuffing used for them is generally either polyester or cotton or both and such is the case with any other stuffing option. Since they are not too bulky, but comfortable enough, they are a hot item in the market and those who own them should be aware of their usage, washing and other related issues.
What is couch cushions?
Couch cushions are a form of sofa accessory which provides you with enough comfort when watching TV or relaxing on your sofa. They are made up of stuffing and such is the case with any other stuffing option.
How to wash sofa with stuffing
Washing a sofa with stuffing is not as easy as you might think. Such an item cannot be washed with just any detergent and the procedure needs to be taken care of properly for optimal results. But first and foremost, it is important to know what type of stuffing was used for your sofa since there are various types available in the market.
The first thing you need to do is remove all the stuffing from inside your sofa and then put it on a large enough table where you can move around freely. You will need to take off the fabric cover too and put that aside (it needs special attention later on). Now, take a damp cloth and clean all of your furniture thoroughly, making sure it’s dust free. A vacuum cleaner also comes in handy at this stage to remove all the dust that might have accumulated over time on your sofa and if possible use a small brush to clean even the nooks and crannies.
Once this has been done, make sure you use a vacuum cleaner again, this time without any attachment to suck up any leftover dirt or debris which might be stuck in between the crevices or seams of your furniture’s fabric cover. If required, use a small brush as well as some light soap/
What kind of stuffings can be used for couch cushions?
The stuffing for these couch cushions is generally either polyester or cotton or both and such is the case with any other stuffing option. Cotton is a comfortable stuffings to use, but it might take more time to dry than the synthetic kind. The demand for this furniture accessory has increased in recent times.
How to wash it and get it off?
The best way to wash your cushions is like any other fabric covered furniture piece. You need to use a mild detergent and some water and then leave it for about thirty minutes before rinsing it with cold water. You can also use a vacuum cleaner or a damp cloth to clean its surface.
Cleaning them with soapy water will help keep them fresh and free from stains and odours. However, do not overdo the soapy water as it might damage the stuffing of the cushion.
If you want to get rid of any pet hair or smells, you can also use baking soda or vinegar that will help remove these stubborn stains and odours from your couch cushions.
There are many people who don’t know how to take care of their couch cushions and this is not good for their health as well as home decor. This article will help you in understanding how to take care of these sofa accessories which are easily available today at an affordable price range.