Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Removing Stains

Removing Stains can be tough, especially when you have young children. As a parent, you seem to always be cleaning up stains and messes left behind from your little beloved kids. As great as they are, you can't help but think about how much you spent on that beautiful white leather couch and how it reeks of stains from capri sun, spaghetti sauce, and an assortment of crayola colors your kids insisted on using on your 3000 dollar couch.

Your next step is to probably head to the closest convenience store and pick up a bottle of cleaner or solution you can use on your couch. Most likely these cleaners will contain chemicals that can damage the material on your furniture, and make the problem worse with age. Contrary to popular belief, there are many different ways to tackle stains and markings on your furniture, with little or no future damage.


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One way to do this is to grab a container and put three tablespoons of baking soda in it. Once that is done add a little bit of club soda. (around a tablespoon). After this is done you can grab a moist towel with warm water, dip it into the solution, and begin removing the stain. Be careful not to add too much friction to the material when doing so. Once your finished with that you may vacuum the affected area to pick up the baking soda.

There are many other ways to take out stains with home based products, this is just one of many great ways to keep your furniture looking fresh and new.

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