The supermarket is stacked with cleaning products but which is best to use for your upholstery and which is the responsible product to invest in? We have tried to answer these questions in the list below, you’ll be happy to hear that whichever one you choose will work well and smell great.
Astonish Fabric Stain Remover
This fabric remover was originally designed to remove stains from clothing but it is also very effective on upholstery. The spray is fast-acting and inexpensive, it is also vegan and cruelty-free.
To get stains removed from your upholstery spray this product onto the problem area, leave this for ten minutes while the stain absorbs the moisture. When you return, wipe down the area with a damp cloth. If it’s cushion covers you might want to put them in the washing machine.
Dr. Beckmann Stain Remover
Dr. Beckmann’s stain remover is again designed for something else – in this case, carpets – but it works fine on upholstery and won’t cause any damage. This product comes with a brush to easily remove the stain and work well on extra tough stains like blood and chocolate.
Before using this product you need to prepare the area by brushing off any loose dirt so the stain can soak up the liquid. Unscrew the head if Dr. Beckmann stain remover and pierce a hole in the nozzle – it is then good to go.
Astonish Stain Remover Soap
If sustainability and performance are what you look for in an upholstery cleaner, look no further than Astonish Soap. This product is easily available and affordable. It is designed specifically for upholstery cleaning and it is cruelty-free and vegan.
To use this product and get the most value from it, wet the stain first and apply the soap with a clean damp sponge. Dab the stain for a few minutes or longer depending on the severity of it. Finally, rinse or wash the covers in the machine.
Cleanly Upholstery Cleaner
For another dedicated upholstery, cleaning product look no further than Cleanly Upholstery Cleaner. This product is effective for any type of upholstery and there is no need for extra brushes. Best of all, this product is cruelty-free and smells lovely.
Cleanly Upholstery Cleaner is a little more expensive than other products on the list, despite this, it is high quality and easy to use. Simply spray the product on the stain and leave it for a few minutes, then blot it with a cloth or paper towel.
Today there is a trend away from products like Vanish that aren’t sustainable or cruelty-free, and with so many alternatives on the market, it’s easy to see why. The products listed above are mostly sustainable and cruelty-free making them the contemporary choice.
The ethical side of the product is one consideration to make when choosing which to use but there are others. Scent, for instance, and effectiveness. The products listed here vary in this regard so it’s up to you to test them out for yourself.