If your sofa, couch or chair has been stained with blood, you’ll want to know how to remove it as quickly as possible. While many people assume that it’s not possible to remove blood stains, this simply isn’t the case.
Although you do need to be careful and the products and methods you use, the vast majority of blood stains can be removed. To get started, take a look at our top tips from removing blood stains from upholstery now:
1. Check the Care Label
Before you begin upholstery cleaning in Sydney, be sure to check the care label on the relevant piece of furniture. Some couches can be cleaned with water or cleaning products, for example, whereas others can’t tolerate this. By checking the care label, you can determine what is safe to use on your couch and begin removing blood stains without causing further damage.
2. Use a Soft-Bristled Brush
If the blood has already begun to dry, you can use a soft-bristled brush to gently remove excess staining. This will loosen the stain and make it easier to remove via alternative upholstery cleaning methods. A soft-bristled toothbrush is ideal for this job but remember to use it gently. You aren’t aiming to remove the stain entirely, so don’t scrub the material or use enough pressure to cause damage to the material.
3. Blot the Stain
If the care label indicates that it’s safe to use water on your couch, you can begin by gently blotting the blood stain with a damp cloth. However, it’s important to use a white cloth to do this, otherwise, the colour or dye from the cloth could transfer to the fabric of your sofa.
4. Use Additional Products
If blotting the stain with a damp cloth hasn’t completely removed it, you may want to use additional cleaning products. You may decide to use a specialist upholstery cleaner, or you might choose to use a natural product, like bicarbonate of soda. While there are many household items that can be used to remove blood stains from upholstery, it’s vital to proceed with caution.
Even if the care label states that a particular cleaner is safe to use, always ‘spot check’ it first. Apply it to a small part of the couch that isn’t visible, such as underneath the cushions, to check that it won’t cause further staining.
5. Call the Professionals
If you haven’t been able to remove a blood stain from upholstery or you’re worried about causing additional damage, there’s no need to panic. With help from Couch Master, you can have your sofa and upholstery looking as good as new in no time. Combining natural products with professional expertise and equipment, our team can remove blood stains quickly and efficiently.
Arrange Professional Upholstery Cleaning Now
If your upholstery has been stained, why wait to get it cleaned? To arrange professional upholstery cleaning, simply contact Couch Master on 0405063481 and arrange a convenient time for our team to visit.