When I saw a pin from Chris and Robin’s Nest on how to clean microfiber furniture my first thought was — Oh sweet! Our chair is grossss. My second thought was — Our chair is gross. No way will this work.
Here is a close up of our chair before I cleaned it. Nope I do no live in a frat house BUT I do have a 20 month old who likes to be independent and eat/colour on her own.
A break down of the stains.
Pen mark – one day old.
3/4 can of soda – 3 days or so old. Stain was not cleaned only soaked up with a towel.
Pizza grease – ranging from 4-5 months ago to a few weeks old.
Misc stains including baby vomit and random food – ranging from 6 months old to present.
What you need.
– Rubbing Alcohol – If your bottle of rubbing alcohol does not have a sprayer on it you will need a spray bottle.
Using your scrubbing brush give your chair/couch a good scrub to loosen up any dirt. If you have lots of crumbs in your furniture you should vaccum them up first.
Spray rubbing alcohol on the stains. The area should be wet but not completely saturated.
Rub the now wet (with rubbing alcohol) stains with your sponge. Repeat on all the stained areas.
Wait until your furniture dries. If you cannot wait (guilty) then put a towel down to sit on.
Here are some more before and afters.