Upholstery cleaning

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  1. DESCO

    DESCO Read Only Funster

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    I want to clean the cab seat upholstry,in our motorhome any experience on the best cleaner to use? :Eeek:

    Thanks in advance


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    Hi Dave

    We have a Kracher (sp) carpet/upholstery cleaner which we bought to clean the RV soft furnishings, the best chemical I've found is Rug Doctor.. but it could be applied (diluted) with a spray bottle and cleaned off using a sponge and fresh water, I've even cleaned the pleated blinds using it ..

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    Autoglymn carpet & upholstery cleaner :thumb:
     
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    When I get round to doing mine, I will be steam cleaning it with our polti.:thumb:

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    Hire a Rug Doctor cleaner from your local Dry Cleaner or B&Q.
    It will really give the upholstery a good clean. The system will leave your funishings almost dry and you can do the carpets at the same time.

    VERY IMPORTANT! Also purchase at the same time the protective after spray (sort of Scotch Guard) otherwise rapid soiling will re-occur.
     
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    I bought a Vax for the job and use 1001 fluid with just a couple of capfulls of meths (to cut through the grease)...................it came up great when I 1st did it but a few months down the line it needs doing again......Hmmmm sounds like a this weekend project :BigGrin:

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    I go with IPS and say Autoglym upholstery cleaner.
    Worked a treat on the seats in mine.
     
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    Can I say based on 5 years running a small Carpet and Upholstery buisness, the only reason rapid resoiling occurs is when the cleansing agent (detergent) is not properley extracted from the Uphostery. When it dries as solid particles within the fabric , it attracts dirt quicker than Uphosterey which as not been cleaned.
     
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    Absolutely agree, which is why it is recommended to use the fabric protector as a 'belt and braces' approach.
     
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    Thanks for the advice.
    Now don't have an excuse for not getting on with it :Eeek:


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    any of the above and female elbow grease , got to be a ladies job :RollEyes::RollEyes:
     
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    So agree but she just comes back with i'm disabled ha ha there's no answer to that.

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    The distance involved might make it unafforable.:Smile: Visited phoniex and Scottsdale lovely place with plenty of sun.
     
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    Ta that's a great idea but a little to far before the weekend:Eeek::Eeek:

    By the way Rich123 just noticed this is your first post WELCOME to the asylum


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