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How to Clean a Futon

Guide To Clean Futon

Your comfort area is where your futon is! Futon or sofa cum bed is certainly the most versatile furniture of the living room. Since you like lounging on it there is no doubt that it can be dirty and unhealthy if not cleaned from time to time. Since it is used both for sleeping and sitting, it is put to too much use.

Here are some ways that can keep the futon clean:

  • Buy a futon cover - It is advisable to keep the mattress of the sofa cum bed covered. The cover can easily be removed and washed whenever dirty. The futon cover will be thicker than the bed sheet and machine washable.It's a good idea to invest in a mattress pad that absorbs dirt and sweat. Wash your mattress cover once in a week if it is used regularly.
  • Vacuum Clean the mattress - Make vacuuming a regular habit if the furniture comes too much into use. It will keep the furniture free of dust, dirt and termites.
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  • Clean the stains - If the upholstery of the sofa cum bed is stained then clean it with a damp cloth. Take some warm water, liquid detergent and dip a soft cloth into the solution. Wring the cloth and target the stained area by rubbing softly. Avoid soaking the mattress as too much moisture can lead to unwanted smelly mildew.
  • Keep rotating the mattress - Rotating the mattress will keep it from developing spots and also give it a longer life. It is always a wise decision to rotate the mattress in regular intervals to ensure equal weight distribution.
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  • Deodorize - Use a steam cleaner to deodorize your futon. You should also make it a practice to dry the mattress in sunlight once in every 3 months to keep it odor free.

    It is certainly the most used furniture of the entire house. Follow these simple steps to clean the futon and stay healthy.If thinking of buying a sofa cum bed, read here for how to buy a sofa cum bed.