Try to keep pets off the upholstery and be careful of sharp objects such
as belt buckles, toys and watch straps snagging the fabric.
If snags do occur, carefully cut off the loose ends with scissors or tuck
back in ? do not pull them under any circumstances.
Discourage lively children from using your new suite as a climbing frame
if you want to prolong its lifespan.
Use protective arm caps where possible as this is the area most likely to
Reversible seat and back cushions should be turned weekly and plumped up
to maintain their shape.
Upholstery can be lightly vacuumed or gently brushed to remove dust, but
take care if vacuuming delicate fringe and braid details.
Sitting on the front edges of cushions or on the arms of furniture may cause
distortion or damage.
Wood or decorative facings require minimal maintenance, and should be occasionally
wiped with a damp cloth to remove dust. Do not use spray polishes or solvent
cleaners, as these can have a damaging effect on both the facings and adjoining
Fringes and ruching should be treated with care, especially when vacuuming.
Stop Spills Becoming Stains
Do not use detergents.
Do not try to wash or rub minor spills.
To avoid damaging your upholstery, if you spill something on it, simply
act quickly and mop up excess liquid with a clean white cloth.
Always follow your manufacturer's cleaning and care label instructions.
Clean your upholstery at least once a year and before soiling becomes ingrained.
Clean all parts of a suite together, as slight colour changes can sometimes
Vacuum or brush clean your upholstery
Motion furniture has many different designs and functions, and it is important
that the manufacturer's operating and care instructions are correctly followed.
Loose covers should be cleaned regularly in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions. Some slight shrinkage may arise on initial cleaning, but sufficient
tolerance will have allowed for this.
When removing and particularly when replacing loose covers, always take
care with the carcass and cushion cover zips.
Your covers are tailored to snugly fit the carcass, therefore identify the
shapes prior to fitting.
If washed, replace the covers when just slightly damp to ensure a better
fit and less shrinkage or creasing.
Do not replace covers if they are wet, as this could damage other materials.
Allow the covers to settle on the furniture for a day or so. Ironing should
not be necessary, but if this is required, iron the covers on the furniture
using a damp cloth.
Locate the zip fastener. Fit the wing or rear of arm nearest the zip.
Fit the arm front.
Repeat on the opposite arm fixing.
Tuck covers on the inside of the arms and back of the seat.
Fit the valance stiffeners where applicable.
Close the zip, pulling the outside arm and back covers tightly to remove
pressure from the zip itself.