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5 TIPS : to keeping your Oilo upholstery fabric chair clean

The perfect nursery cannot be perfect without a recliner or glider. A recliner is where you feed, soothe and play with your baby. Your baby deserves the best nursery recliner and so do you!

Choosing a solid fabric for your nursery recliner allows for decorating with a variety of other patterns within the nursery room itself. But, you might be worried, with a little one, how can you possibly keep a recliner looking new?

We recommend flipping your cushions regularly to maintain even wear on both sides of your cushions, plus these 5 additional tips will help you learn how to keep your upholstery fabric chair looking fresh.

Tip 1: Use a Spot Cleaner

Cleaning upholstery using a spot cleaner is very simple. It is best to catch the stain when it is relatively fresh, but as a busy parent that may not always be feasible. Fear not, many stain removers are made to remove set in, difficult stains. First, test your spot cleaner in a conspicuous place to make sure it doesn't leave a mark. Then, you’ll use a clean cloth to gently remove the outer, surface level, stains. Then you’ll spray the stain remover solution on the stain and allow it to sit for approximately five minutes. Lastly, dab at the stain with a clean absorbent cloth. This should remove the stain, however if the stain remains stubborn, repeat the steps as necessary. If your chair is white, do not try to add bleach to remove a stain. This could ruin the fabric of your glider. Using a safe spot cleaner is a quick and easy option for how to clean upholstery.

Tip 2: Vacuum

Fabric and upholstery chairs, naturally collect dust and hairs that can become visible. Using a vacuum to clean your upholstery is easy. Be sure to utilize the vacuum’s upholstery attachment. It is specifically made to gently, yet thoroughly remove crumbs or hairs from all over your glider. It is important to use a powerful vacuum with a thin nozzle to be able to get all of the debris out of the gliding mechanism too. A vacuum is a quick, easy way to keep your upholstery fabric chair clean.

Tip 3: Use a Lint Remover Tool

A lint remover tool can pull up some of the dust and hair on your nursery recliner, but also some types of fabrics pill, and it might show a little more on certain fabrics. It’s not ideal, but there is a solution to handle it. A small battery operated fabric shaver tool, works perfectly to help maintain the pristine look of your glider. Gently rub the shaver over the pilling areas on the back and armrests, and then go over it with a lint roller if needed, and watch it remove the little unwanted balls of fabric. Follow tool's instructions for use.

Tip 4: Use a Blanket

A nursery recliner will begin to look most used on the armrests where you rest your arms while holding your baby. A great way to keep these armrests looking as new as they were the day you bought them is by using blankets to cover the armrest. Any soft throw or perhaps a cute baby swaddle, will protect your chair and adds some color! The best part is, if the blanket gets spilled on you can remove it and wash it and your chair will be spared.

Tip 5: Annual or Semi-Annual Professional Cleaning

When considering a professional clean for your glider, you can rent a steam cleaner and follow the instructions to clean your chair yourself, or hire a professional. Professional upholstery cleaning will kill germs and remove dust and grime leaving your recliner clean and fresh. With a professional you will feel more secure that the cleaning will be done right. Professional cleanings can be done every six months or yearly to keep your chair looking fabulous. A professional clean is a great way to keep your upholstery looking brand new.

With our 5 Simple Tips you can keep your nursery recliner looking as good as new. 

You will not have to wonder how to clean upholstery, these easy steps will guide you on your mission to keep your upholstery fabric spotless. Go ahead, do not fear, enjoy that luxurious nursery recliner, that is the missing piece to your nursery!


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