Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What method of cleaning is recommended to clean sofas, chairs, and loveseats? What is the going price to charge for these in New Jersey?
Probably the two most popular methods for commercial upholstery cleaning are hot water extraction and shampoo. Heavily soiled upholstery may require a pre-conditioning pre-scrub prior to extraction plus an absorbent towel/acidic treatment to help it dry after cleaning. A soil retardant shampoo is effective on mild to light soil. Make sure you have proper training before tackling upholstery. Check the tags for cleaning instructions and fiber ... — Gary Clipperton, president of National Pro Clean Corp.
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