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4 Easy tips to keep upholstery clean between deep cleanings.

4 Easy tips to keep upholstery clean between deep cleanings.

Of all the surfaces in your home that require routine, professional deep cleanings, your upholstery is the one that demands the most upkeep. Upholstered furniture typically doesn't get as much attention as it needs, but it should. Here are a few helpful tips to keep your upholstery as clean as possible in between your professional, deep cleanings: 

  1. Become proactive with your vacuum cleaning - Without routine vacuum cleaning, dirt, germs, and pet hair soil your beautifully upholstered furniture before you know it. Regardless of the type of upholstery your furniture is made from, regular upkeep keeps it in the best condition possible between deep cleanings. Thorough, daily vacuum cleaning with a detachable brush to reach crevasses will help keep these pesky issues at bay.
  2. Spot check and treat spills daily - no matter how careful you are, spills happen. As long as they are treated immediately, you can typically avoid expensive cleaning for one spill. Everyday household products quickly get the job done. Mix one quart of warm water with a teaspoon of household vinegar, a teaspoon of ammonia and ¼ cup of liquid or powdered laundry detergent. Apply only enough to cover the spot, then allow it to soak the affected area and blot with a moist towel. Be sure to avoid the area until it is allowed to dry.
  3. Utilize protective solutions like slip covers and armrests - If spills are a common occurrence in your home, slipcovers and armrest covers are perfect for protecting the quality and life of your upholstery. Quickly tossed into the washer and dryer after use, these options are kid and traffic proof while keeping your upholstery protected every day.
  4. Toss throw pillows into the dryer - This quick and easy tip keeps your beautiful accent and throw pillows looking their best. Commonly, throw pillows, and accent pillows are ignored for concentrating solely on the furniture's cushions. A quick toss into the dryer not only quickly cleans them and eliminates dust, but also gets them to their bust, fluffy state!

These tips will help your furniture go longer between cleanings, but when you do need them professionally cleaned contact Gator Clean. 

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I hired Gator Clean to clean my carpets, home air ducts, and dryer duct and vent. Danielle and Kelly were pleasant, cheerfully answered my many questions, and did a thorough job. My carpet is old (10+ years) and had not been cleaned in a few years due to COVID; it ended up looking nicer than I expected! I was especially impressed by how careful they were with my possessions (e.g., covering things to protect them from dust that might fall from a ceiling vent) and how well they cleaned up afterward. This was my first experience with the company and I am impressed!

Mark Witwer
April 26, 2022

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When I called Gator Clean, I left a message inquiring about their services and pricing. I received a return call with 10 minutes. I found the prices and availability to be better than other companies. They came out within a week and cleaned my air ducts. They were ON TIME, FRIENDLY, and PROFESSIONAL. They explained the entire process, did a fantastic job and cleaned up after ducts were cleaned. Other companies need to take lessons from their staff! Highly recommend Gator Clean.

Brenda Sutton
February 10, 2022

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I contacted Gator Clean to clean our dryer vent. Daniele was professional and set the appointment for the next day. She and Kelly arrived on time, very conscientious of our home. Cleaned our dryer vent and cleaned up behind themselves! Quick and efficient. Will definitely be using them again in the future!

Lora Tarleton
January 27, 2022

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PROMPT, HELPFUL SERVICE - VERY INFORMATIVE FOR TIPS AND ABOUT THE PROCESS OF HOW THEY CLEAN THE DRYER VENT. HIGHLY RECOMMEND AND WILL USE AGAIN. THANKS DANIELLE.

Jaimee Hibbs
January 20, 2022

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Danielle and Kelly did a great job

Wayne Gill
December 29, 2021

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