How to Guide for Drapery and Upholstery Fabric Stain Removal
Drapery and Upholstery fabric has Scotchgard™
protection applied to it, so the fabric will resist a
wide range of difficult stains. Typically, liquid
spills will bead up on the surface of the fabric,
giving you time to blot the liquid away. To
maximize the performance of the Scotchgard protection,
general care is recommended. Here are some general
guidelines to help your Drapery and Upholstery fabric
piece stay good looking longer:
brush away loose dirt before it becomes embedded
in the fabric.
spills and stains right away. The longer soil and
stains stay on the fabric, the harder they are to
fading, keep your furniture, draperies, bed
coverings, etc out of direct contact with the
sunlight. Draperies should be lined to protect the
fabric from many damaging.
Removal Hints for Drapery and Upholstery
cleaning solutions or liquids you might want to
test in a hidden areas to determine that no
discoloration will result from their use.
cleaning agents to a white or natural absorbent
cloth or paper towel and blot the stained area. Do
not apply cleaning agents directly to the stained
a white or natural absorbent cloth, preferably
cotton, to blot or lightly massage the stained
area. Never rub or scrub the targeted area, as
this may result in fabric damage.
cleaning from the outside to the center of a stain
to prevent the stain from spreading or forming a
ring. Do not rush the job.
cleaning the targeted area allow the fabric to dry
before using the furniture. Lightly brush or
vacuum the area to restore the fabric's
Steps to Removing Stains
spills: Absorb by blotting the spill with an
absorbent white cloth or paper towel.
spills (Jelly, Butter): Scoop up the spill
with the edge of a spoon.
hardened spills (Dried mustard, Mayonnaise):
Lightly scrape with the edge of a spoon to loosen
particles: Vacuum as much loose debris as
actual stain removal, Discountfrabrics.com recommends
you consult a professional. These are only suggestions
and Discountfabrics.com is not liable for any damage.