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Upholstery Cleaning FAQs

Commonly Asked Upholstery Cleaning FAQs Answered

We understand our customers are looking for answers to their upholstery problems before hiring a carpet cleaning company. Here at Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry we off these upholstery cleaning FAQs to give some guidance and understanding before you may have to call us for service.

Q: Do you clean my furniture at my residence or does it have to be taken and clean off-site?

In most cases, we can obtain excellent results for cleaning your furniture in your home.  Most of our upholstery cleaning customers find this to be the most convenient option.  If you wish or we can come to pick items up and return them after cleaning. Please note, in addition, there is an extra pick up and delivery fee for this service.

Q: When having my furniture clean, how long does it take to dry?

Our low moisture upholstery cleaning tool provides short drying times of usually 2-3 hours depending on overall soiling, fabric composition, and design. upholstery cleaning fibers made from natural sources take the longest to dry, because, they are more absorbent these include cotton, rayon, and wool.

Q: My upholstery is of unknown material. Can you guarantee that your cleaning process is not going to damage it?

Auckland Steam n Dry Upholstery Cleaning technicians are highly trained and experienced. They also test the cleaning solution on the part of the upholstery that is not visible.  To make sure that there is no adverse reaction from your upholstery cleaning.

Q: Can you do an emergency cleaning?

Yes, you do not need to pre-book upholstery cleaning in Auckland. We will be happy to send our technicians to you right away.

Q: Are there any chemical residues in the upholstery after it has been clean?

This is a good upholstery cleaning FAQ. The answer is No. It is perfectly safe even to small babies.

Q: Is Auckland Steam n Dry Upholstery Cleaning safe for fabrics that are marked as ‘dry cleaning only’

Yes. Our technicians will make sure before starting the cleaning process that your upholstery is not sensitive to water, detergent or any other cleaning product they consider suitable for your upholstery cleaning.

Q: Can you get rid of pet odors from the upholstery?

This is also a good upholstery cleaning FAQ. Yes! Just like from your carpets, Auckland Steam n Dry has a well-proven method for getting rid of pet odors and pet urine stains.

Q: Can your technicians’ advice on how to clean some spots, like tomato juice, ink or lipstick?

Our technicians are trained to remove all types of stains.  So are happy to give you tips on how to do upholstery cleaning stain removal between two professional cleaning visits. These tips are also available on our website.

Q: Do you recommend fabric protectors?

Yes, once your furniture has been professionally clean it is the perfect time to apply a fabric protector. Just like with your carpets, as your furniture starts to wear it can become more susceptible to soiling and staining from spill stains etc.

Q: Can you clean all types of stains from my upholstery?

Removing stains completely depends very much on the type of upholstery, and, how old the stain is, also, what its nature is, furthermore, whether you have already tried to clean it with some products.

Q: How can I make my upholstery stay clean longer?

If you have children or pets that like to jump on the upholstery cleaning guide, use slipcovers, or a throw, to protect the fabric. A common upholstery cleaning FAQ.  Not let children climb on your sofa in their shoes. It is also important to dust upholstery regularly. To prevent the accumulation of dust, sand, dirt.

Q: Why is professional upholstery cleaning well than what I can do with commercially available products?

Our experienced technicians know the right product for each type of upholstery. Our cleaning method is deep and thorough and it leaves your upholstery not only clean, furthermore, disinfected and without any chemical residue.

Q: How often should I have my upholstery professionally clean?

Good professional upholstery cleaning by Auckland Steam n Dry at least once a year will prolong the life of your upholstery and it will ensure that it looks as new as long as possible. It is our job to protect your investment. For upholstery cleaning professionals, phone 0800 783-266, or email Auckland Steam n Dry.

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