care

CARE & MAINTENANCE —

Soft textile upholstery


  1. Vacuum and wipe clean regularly with a damp microfibre cloth and tepid water to remove dust particles and prevent build up of soiling.
  2. Remove spillages promptly with an absorbent dry cloth.
  3. If heavier soiling has been permitted to accumulate, try using water only first, then use a mild liquid soap, ensuring that cleaning products are removed, as they inhibit the stain repellent.
  4. Wipe off bodily fluids promptly within 15 minutes with cold water and then clean as above. * For waterproof fabrics, for extreme soiling/infection control purposes, use a 5% sodium hypochlorite bleach solution, Haz Tabs or Chlorclear.
  5. Steam cleaning is an effective sanitizer as are Haz Tabs and Chlorclean but is not a good cleaner. A wipe with a cloth, preferably microfibre, and water is more effective for actual cleaning. Steam and heat from steam cleaners actually seal in oily residues from bodily fluids, etc. If steam cleaning is essential, use infrequently for emergency infection control purposes only and in accordance with the machine manufacturer’s recommendations. As we are unable to comment on the variety of machines in the marketplace or on the operator’s handling, care should be taken for the sake of both the upholstery fabric and the wooden frame and we are unable to guarantee these.
  6. Do not machine wash (except Panvelle Wash), dry clean or apply other chemicals.
  7. Microfibre cleaning cloths are extremely effective even without soap, which is helpful as soap residues can clog the fibre making it difficult to clean. Tests conducted by Satra Laboratories showed that a microfibre cloth and water alone were just as effective in removing marks and stains as using a proprietary cleaner. * Note waterproof fabrics only.
CARE & MAINTENANCE —

Vinyl
upholstery.


  1. Wipe clean regularly with a microfibre cloth to remove dust particles and light soiling.
  2. Remove spillages promptly with an absorbent dry cloth.
  3. For general soiling, use a microfibre cloth (taking care to avoid abrasive damage to surface) and tepid soapy water (non-alkaline).
  4. Rinse clean with water and dry with an absorbent cloth.
  5. Bodily fluids should be removed promptly within 15 minutes with cold water and then cleaned as above.
  6. Extreme soiling/infection control purposes use a 5% sodium hypochlorite bleach solution, Haz Tabs or Chlorclean.
  7. Steam cleaning is an effective sanitizer as are Haz Tabs and Chlorclean but is not a good cleaner. A wipe with a cloth, preferably microfibre, and water is more effective for actual cleaning. Steam and heat from steam cleaners actually seal in oily residues from bodily fluids, etc. If steam cleaning is essential, use infrequently for emergency infection control purposes only and in accordance with the machine manufacturer’s recommendations. As we are unable to comment on the variety of machines in the marketplace or on the operator’s handling, care should be taken for the sake of both the upholstery fabric and the wooden frame and we are unable to guarantee these.
  8. Do not machine wash or dry clean.
  9. Do not use furniture polish, stain remover or solvents.
  10. Remove indigo dye from denim and canvas garments immediately as they will produce perminent staining if not dealt with promptly.
  11. Do not use a felt tip or ball-point pen to mark.

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