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It's Pinterest Time!

My Pinterest page is brimming with DIY ideas, but unfortunately this time, I'm not referencing it for an adorable craft project or a fabulous outfit...but for cleaning the sofa!


We have such a great sofa, but it has seen better days.  MUCH better days.  It was preeeety spendy, so I don't want to get rid of it.  But, when you take into account the stack of books that are acting as a leg (what? It's artsy.), a dented arm from someone stepping on it to open the blinds (*ahem*husband*ahem*) and the days when Derby decided it would be a blast to chew the cushions I said, it has seen better days.  It's dingy & needs cleaned.


I've since restuffed & sewed up the cushions.  Problem now is that I can't take the covers off to clean them unless I want to tear out all of the stitches..and re-sew.  No thanks!  The sofa is dirty & desperately needs cleaned.  Said my mom "why don't you just call someone to come out and clean it?" - she's probably right, but I thought I'd give this cleaning DIY a try :)

This method is for cleaning a mircofiber sofa.  I have no idea if ours is microfiber or microsuede or something else (I can never which is which - oops!), but it's worth a shot.

All you need is rubbing alcohol, a spray bottle, a sponge & a brush.  I've acquired all 4 items, so wish me luck!

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I've tried a similar method before (with water, not rubbing alcohol) with our old microsuede sofa and it worked really well! Good luck!

August 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

Ooooh, interesting - let us know how it goes! Good luck!

August 18, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterserena

I have this on my pinterest too. Did it work? I haven't tried it yet. My husband is works for a carpet cleaning company and has professionally cleaned our couch and there are still a few stains I would like to try to get out!

September 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCali

Thank you ever so for you post.Really thank you!

December 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMosaic Tile

nice infomation here,

January 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterE sigaret kopen

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