You should be careful when using a cleaner to clean upholstery, because chemical cleaner may not be good for your home or car upholstery. Homemade upholstery cleaner is a great solution to this problem.
In this post, we will provide some homemade upholstery cleaner videos that will help you make your own upholstery cleaner.
Upholstery cleaner # 1
To make this upholstery cleaner, you just need two ingredients: some dish soap and hydrogen peroxide. After spraying the upholstery lightly, you have to let it sit on the fabric for a few minutes. Use microfiber cloth to scrub it gently. Wet and blot the fabric if it feels soapy.
You may notice too many bubbles. In such a case, you rinse the fabric several times. To suck the seats dry, you will need to use your shop vac and steam cleaner. Do you want to make your own upholstery cleaner? This is a great option for you.
The process may take hours, but the fabric will be clean. However, if you need to clean a larger surface, this cleaner may not be a good option for you.
Upholstery cleaner # 2
To make this upholstery cleaner, you will need 1 cup dish detergent, 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup club soda.
After mixing the cleaner in the bottle, keep spraying until the surface of the upholstery is soaked. Leave it for a few minutes. Use a brush to scrub it lightly, in a circular motion. Use a shop vac or steam cleaner to suck dry. If you want to make your own upholstery cleaner, this is one of the best ways to do that.
If you notice too much detergent, you will have to rinse and vacuum dry the fabric several times. To do that, you will have to use a lot of water. You may need a mini Bissell or a shop vac for that purpose. Once you are done, the fabric will be quite clean.
If you want to make your own upholstery cleaner, try this. However, due to a large amount of detergent in this cleaner, the fabric will become soapy. Make sure that no residue is left behind, because if there is, the fabric will feel crunchy. Also make sure that you do not end up damaging metal zippers when using water to rinse the upholstery.
Upholstery cleaner # 3
You will need the following ingredients to make this upholstery cleaner: 2 cups hot water, 1 tbsp white vinegar, 1 tbsp dish soap, and some baking soda.
The procedure is pretty simple. On the stain, sprinkle some baking soda and then wait for at least 10 minutes. Then vacuum up the baking soda. After that, in a spray bottle, mix the vinegar, dish soap, and water. Then, soak fabric lightly, and blot dry.
The effectiveness of this mixture depends on the amount of vinegar. You can try adding some more vinegar to see what happens.
Upholstery cleaner # 4
You need 2 ingredients to make this cleaner: 1 c white vinegar and 1 c rubbing alcohol.
Take the spray bottle and mix these two items together. Spray the surface of the couch with the cleaner and let it sit for a couple of minutes. Use a clean towel or sponge to scrub vigorously. Then let it dry and repeat the process if needed.
If there are paint and ink stains on the couch, you can use this mixture to remove them. But the results will not be impressive if you try to clean the fabric with this mixture. So, you should use it to clean just only difficult stains.
Upholstery cleaner # 5
Ingredients you will need: 2/3 cup rubbing alcohol and 1 tbsp white vinegar.
Mix the ingredients and spray the surface of the fabric with this cleaner. Allow it to sit for a couple of minutes. Use a clean rag to scrub it, and then allow it to dry. Repeat the process if needed.
This mixture can effectively remove stains, partly because it has rubbing alcohol. But do not use it to clean the fabric. If you just want to treat stains, here is a simple solution for you: skip the entire process and just use a few drops of alcohol. But if you have modacrylic, acrylic and triacetate fibers, do not use alcohol.
Upholstery cleaner # 6
To make this upholstery cleaner, you need ½ cup cornstarch, a small amount of water, and ½ cup baking soda. If you are looking for an easy way to make your own upholstery cleaner, this is a great way to do that.
Mix the ingredients in the water and make a thick paste. Apply it to the fabric and leave it about half an hour to dry. The paste will dry within half an hour. Use a vacuum cleaner to clean the fabric.
Here is an alternative way to make and use this cleaner. Just mix baking soda with cornstarch and sprinkle it on the couch. Vacuum clean the couch after about an hour. This cleaner can effectively remove fabric stains. For light cleaning, this is the best cleaner.
Upholstery cleaner # 7
Ingredients: 16 ounces water, 1 tsp dish soap, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide.
Combine water and dish soap in a spray bottle. Then take a dark spray bottle and pour hydrogen peroxide. Spray soap water on the fabric and make it lightly saturated. Spray hydrogen peroxide evenly. Then sprinkle some baking soda. Spread baking soda with your hand. Let it dry overnight and then use a vacuum cleaner to clean it.
This cleaner not only removes stains but also brightens the fabric. However, you may find the procedure a bit messy. And if the fabrics are dark, this cleaner may not be the best option.
Upholstery cleaner # 8
You will need the following ingredients to make this upholstery cleaner: ½ c white vinegar, 1 c water, and ½ tbsp dish soap.
Take a spray bottle, mix the ingredients, spray and make the upholstery surface lightly soaked. Let it settle for about five minutes. Take a brush or rag, and scrub lightly, in a circular motion. It will be soaked with water. Use a shop vac to suck dry.
This cleaner is water-based, but it works well. If you want to make your own upholstery cleaner for general purpose, it can be a good option for you.
Upholstery cleaner # 9
You will need just 2 ingredients to make this upholstery cleaner: ½ tbsp dish soap and 1 c hydrogen peroxide.
Mix the two ingredients in a spray bottle, and keep spraying until the upholstery surface is soaked. Leave it for about 5 minutes. Then use a rag or brush to scrub it. Spray water, and then use a shop vac to suck dry.
This cleaner can brighten the upholstery. If you use this cleaner, you will not have to deal with too much soap. But do not use it on dark fabrics.
Before you use any of these upholstery cleaners, do not forget to remove dirt and debris with a vacuum. And when you notice that the surface is dry, use the vacuum again. It will fluff the fabric and foam.
For maximum suction, use a shop vac. Many people are making upholstery cleaner, and you can do that too. Just figure out which item will be suitable for your purpose, and dive into action.