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Why is Upholstery so much harder to clean than carpet?

Why is Upholstery so much harder to clean than carpet?

Unlike carpet cleaning, which requires a standard deep cleaning process and then drying, upholstery cleaning includes working with various delicate fabrics, specific cleaners for different types of fabrics and assessing any stains and spots.

First, with upholstery cleaning, we pre-condition the fabric, allowing emulsifying agents to clean stains and dirt. This is followed by an extraction and textile rinse, to thoroughly remove moisture and soil. High powered air movers are then used to accelerate drying time. If the upholstery fabric is cut pile, we use a special brush on the upholstery to groom the pile fabric leaving it looking like new.

Some tags on upholstered furniture says "dry clean only". This protects the manufacturer from liability should any problems with standard cleaning occur. The fact is that there are thousands of types of upholstered furniture that by using the correct ph solution, heat and swift drying time, can actually be safely protected and cleaned causing no damage whatsoever.

By the time we leave after cleaning your upholstery, the furniture should be dry enough to sit on without waiting.

We also use a solvent based protectant on upholstery rather than a water based protectant preventing browning or water spots allowing the protectant to spread thoroughly and evenly.

If you are having a tough time getting out stubborn stains from your upholstery, contact the experts at Gator Clean for a free quote. 

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What Your Neighbors Say About Gator Clean

Danielle and Kelly Did an awesome job on my carpet. Only men live here and the carpet was tarnished but they brought it back to life almost looks brand new. Great job guys.

Dewaine Lyals
May 26, 2020

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What a difference! Great job and super friendly!

Z.Marie Armstrong
April 28, 2020

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I feel so blessed to have found Gator Clean. Kelli and Danielle were very nice, professional, focused and punctual. It was obvious they knew what they were doing. Great job. Thank you. Carolyn Meadows

Carolyn Meadows
February 20, 2020

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Danielle and Kelly were so great! They had my dryer vent with over 12 years of garbage cleaned out in under an hour. What a fire hazard that could’ve been. My dryer was no longer drying my laundry because the vent was completely blocked. Don’t be like me, Clean out your vents every year people!!

Megan Morton
December 10, 2019

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One of the best duct cleaning companies I've ever worked with. As a mold remediation professional I've called on them to help my personal clients many times. They are always on time, fairly priced and very professional. Their reliability and consistent results, is unlike any other I've worked with. Highly recommended. Thank you Gator Clean!

Joseph Yablonsky
December 3, 2019

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Gator Clean

Gator Clean is a residential and commercial carpet and tile cleaning company, serving Lake, Sumter, Marion and surrounding counties.

(352) 508-4556

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