Couches, sofas and upholstery not only provides us comfort but also is an integral part of our home environment and decor. Upholstery requires constant maintenance and one should always make sure they are following routine upholstery cleaning. Staining and mould is another problem which our upholstery faces. Mould infestation appears as a thick black layer on the couch fabric and it can spread to other parts of your homes. Mildew or mould is a fungus and any exposure with it can cause skin allergies and spores of this mould can cause breathing difficulties. So make sure you take mould infestation on your couch seriously by hiring professional upholstery cleaning services and getting rid of it. If the intensity of mould is not severe you can yourself take care of mould removal from the couch. Follow this DIY guide which we are providing you for couch mould removal and couch sanitization.
Best Tips to Getting Rid of Mould From Your Couch
Use Rubbing alcohol for mould removal from the couch. Pour some amount of alcohol on the black layer of mould on the couch. After alcohol settles in you can use a brush to brush off the chunks of moulds from the couch. Remove the mould further by using detergent and water and brushing the mould continuously. Finish by cleaning the couch with a wet cloth and leave the couch to dry. Alcohol is a disinfectant and antifungal making it the most common choice for couch sanitization.
White Vinegar & Baking Soda
White vinegar and baking soda are antifungal and suit best for couch mould removal and couch sanitization. Sprinkle some amount of white vinegar on the black mould and let it saturate it. Now make a paste of baking soda with water, apply the paste on the mould where vinegar is sprayed. Apply the paste complete and make sure you cover entire mould surface. Leave the vinegar and soda paste on the mould for some time. After drying of soda, remove the chunks and mould from the couch by a vacuum cleaner or a brush. Make sure you get your upholstery cleaning done thoroughly.
Natural Oils and Essential Oils
Many types of natural oils and essential oils have strong antifungal properties. You can use oils like tea tree oil, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil and clove oil to prevent the infestation of mould and provide couch sanitization as well. Remove the mould with brush and detergent water. Now add some natural oil and water in an empty spray bottle and spray this over the mould extensively. You can use these natural oils in your routine upholstery cleaning and it can help you permanently avoid the infestation of mould on your couches.
Professional Assistance: Master Cleaners Melbourne
If the intensity of your mould is very large or if mould reappears, again and again, hire our Master Cleaners Melbourne for couch mould removal. We Offer every kind of professional upholstery cleaning services available in town. Our professional upholstery cleaners will take care of the mould removal from the couch and restore your upholstery and couches back to new.