How often should you clean your fabric sofa set?

Sofa sets, one of the most used furniture pieces in every home, must also be the essential place for everyday action. It's also a place that harbours dead skin, dirt and grime that we often forget.

You know how deep-clean couches are vital to maintaining a healthy, allergen-free home environment.

Sofas need as much vacuuming and cleaning as your mattress or carpet does. The couch is the first thing that gets noticed by the visitors as the home is the reflection of the people, and a poorly maintained sofa will make them have a negative impact on you.

The cleaning process, coupled with the lack of knowledge on cleaning a sofa, makes people opt for easy-to-maintain sofas in dark colours and durable fabrics.

Hence, cleaning the sofa is essential to maintain excellent hygiene. Sofa sets of Duroflex will help keep up with your expectation by creating the best impression and also suit every living space.

This article will be a watershed on the "How often you should clean your fabric sofa set?"

First things first,

Clean Your Sofa

Why is it essential to clean the sofa at home?

For the longevity of the furniture and fabric cushion in a sofa set, it's crucial to clean sofas. Cleaning of sofas helps eliminate foul smell, dampness and stains. Having pets whose dirty paws can bring in the dirt as well.

Cleaning your fabric sofa set can:

  • Remove any unpleasant odours
  • Improves its appearance
  • Remove any allergies (dust, dead skin cells, pet's dirt)
  • Extend its utility

Simple hacks can save the sofa from significant wear and tear with a proper cleaning strategy.

Learning how to clean a sofa and cleaning a couch instead of hiring professionals can also help keep your money safe.

Let's take a quick look at how cleaning your sofa can,

  1. Remove any unpleasant odours.

A sofa that's remained unclean for so long will stink

  1. Improve its appearance

Cleaning a sofa improves its appearance and even brings back the lustre lost by the fabric due to the accumulated dirt.

  1. Remove any allergies (dust, dead skin cells, pet's dirt)

Cleaning a sofa helps remove allergies that can cause your common cold and even affect kids when inhaling pet fur. This calls for regular cleaning.

Before we get to How often we need to clean the sofa, let's have a quick sneak peek of the stuff to think about before cleaning a couch.

Every sofa is crafted uniquely. The cleaning requirements depend on the shape, material, fabric and cut. There is no one-off solution here.

For example, our Ease Grey fabric sofa differs from Utopia grey fabric sofa in the fabric itself. Hence both need different treatments.

In a nutshell, the first step is to comprehend its requirements. It can be done by,

  1. Evaluate the Sofa and Its Requirements
  2. Follow the cleaning instructions provided by the manufacturer.
  3. Compile a list of the cleaning tags and familiarise yourself with them.
  4. Remove Dust and Grime Before Deep Cleaning Your Sofa

As we move forward to the central part of the article,

How often should we clean the sofa?

To put it briefly, you should vacuum your sofa at least once a week or whenever you clean. You can stretch to once every six months or once yearly if only there are no pets or young children in the house.

With pets and children, getting the fabric at least deep cleaned three to four times a year is safe.

You must thoroughly deep clean your sofa. Sofa deep c cleaning keeps your family members healthy and keeps bacteria at bay.

Vacuuming loose particles once a week will make your home feel more inviting.

If you are a person who is prone to taking naps on the sofa set like our comfortable 3-seater sofa set, it's suggested to spread a bed sheet or a quilt over the cushion to protect your furniture from any small particles.


Keeping your sofa clean breathes a new life to your living room as it sends the foul odour and dirt out of the couch. It invites you into your home when you return from a hectic day. Duroflex's sofa line offers impressive sofas which, with proper and routine cleaning, last for a long time.

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