Upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH

Many of us at some point in our life have reveled in the luxury of a comfortable chair. In fact, there’s nothing quite like relaxing in your favorite chair luxuriating in the familiar comfortableness as you let worries and problems drift away.

But have you ever wondered why a particular chair is more comfortable than another chair? Is it the frame and the space it provides, is it the fact that you can sit or lie in many different positions, is it the smell or is it the feel of the upholstery?

If you answered upholstery you’re not alone as recent surveys have identified upholstery as one of the main reasons people like a certain chair. Upholstery is often an essential part of the products we like, so it makes sense we should use professional upholstery cleaners like ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH whenever we clean our upholstery.

Upholstery can be defined as soft padded material that is fixed to an item which in most cases will be furniture. And an upholsterer is someone who attaches the padding to the frame.

There are many different types of upholstery and upholstery plays many different roles both as a practical covering, a luxurious fashion item, and everything in between. 

The different types of upholstery

Typically, upholstery is associated with furniture items such as chairs, however, it can also be used on walls and floors and in some cases throughout an entire room. Upholstery comes in the form of synthetic or natural fabric and fabric can be defined as any material produced by weaving or knitting fibers together. Whether it is natural fabric or synthetic is important because this will influence the value of a certain object and also how it will be cleaned by upholstery cleaning companies such as ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH

The natural fabrics that are typically used to make upholstery include cotton, linen, leather, silk, hemp, and wool. The synthetic fabrics include acetate, acrylic, rayon, and nylon. Like carpets, upholstery can be composed of one sort of material or of multiple types blended together.

The different types of upholstery

Before there were sewing machines and synthetic fabric people would make upholstery from animal hair, grasses, Hessians, wool, and feathers. In modern times the upholstery stuffing normally takes the form of Polyurethane foam and the outer fabric or covering will be composed of natural material such as leather or in most cases synthetic material.

The different cleaning methods

There are a number of different cleaning methods utilized by professional cleaning companies such as ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH and these include;

Steam heat extraction
The steam heat extraction method involves blowing steam onto the outer fabric/upholstery and then extracting any leftover particles from the surface using a vacuum cleaner. This method removes dirt dust allergens mold and any excess moisture. The steam extraction method has several advantages including it does not shrink the upholstery fabric and it is a quick and affordable cleaning method. Because of its many advantages, the small amount of specialized cleaning equipment needed, and the results it generates, the steam heat extraction cleaning process is commonly used by professional cleaning companies like ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH

Carbonation cleaning
Carbonation cleaning uses a carbonated cleaning solution that is sprayed onto the upholstery surface. The cleaning solution is then left to be absorbed into the upholstery. The carbonated bubbles penetrate the upholstery fibers removing dirt and grime. The bubbles then lift the dirt particles to the surface where they can be easily wiped away. After the dirt has been wiped away the carbonated cleaning fluid leaves behind a protective coating on the surface which stops dirt and grime from accumulating in the future.

Chemical cleaning
There is a common misconception that chemicals are harmful and should not be used in the cleaning process however modern cleaning companies such as ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH will often utilize chemical cleaning agents that have been proven safe.

Foam cleaning
Using the foam cleaning method, a foam solution will be sprayed onto the area of upholstery that needs cleaning, this is called spot cleaning, but foam cleaning can also be used to clean much bigger surface areas. The foam is rubbed into stained and soiled areas, left to dry for a short time then vacuumed.

The foam cleaning method has the advantage of using very little amounts of moisture or specialized equipment which is why it is a favored cleaning means of household cleaners.

Dry Cleaning
Dry Cleaning is perhaps the most commonly used cleaning method used by professional cleaning outfits such as ProClean upholstery cleaning Londonberry NH Typically, dry cleaning Dry cleaning will use a chemical cleaning powder which is sprinkled onto the area in need of cleaning, rubbed into the stained or soiled area, and then vacuumed.