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Care Guidelines for your Furniture & Wool Fabrics - Teasel England

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    Care Guidelines for your Furniture & Wool Fabrics.

    Fabrics & Furniture don’t look after themselves! If you want your Teasel wool upholstery fabric

    to continue to look good and wear well, they need looking after and caring for. Here are a few

    simple tips:

    ; Moving Furniture always lift, never push/pull.

    ; Vacuum regularly & thoroughly to remove dirt, grit, dust.

    ; Get to stains quickly see guide below.

    ; Plump cushions everyday to maintain them.

    ; Deep clean on an annual basis using professional cleaning service.

    Stains on Pure Wool Upholstery Fabrics.

    When spills occur, it is important that they are cleaned up immediately! Here is a guide to help make the job easier.

Step 1

    Scoop up solids with a knife or spoon.

Step 2

    Blot up liquids by applying pressure with white paper

    towels or tissues.

Step 3

    Determine method of stain removal from the chart.

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Step 4

    Before treating stain, test treatments on an inconspicuous part of the furniture for possible colour change.

Step 5

    With blotting or dabbing motion, work inwards from the edge of the stain to prevent it spreading.

Step 6

    Do not over-rub the cloth during the stain removal or rinsing stages.

Step 7

    When attempting to remove stains, ensure that the cloth is dry before proceeding to the next step in order

    of treatment.

Step 8

    Rinse by applying clear, tepid tap water using a clean cloth or sponge.

Step 9

    Once the stain has been removed, blot up moisture by applying pressure with white paper towels or tissues.

Step 10

    Do not use furniture until dry.

Wool upholstery stain treatment list

    Type of stain Order of treatment

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    st 1 2nd 3rd Beer 1 Beetroot 1 Bleach 1 Blood 10 6 Burn or scorch mark 5 Butter 2 1 Candlewax 3 Chewing gum 7 Chocolate 1 2 Cocoa 2 10 1 Coffee (black or white) 2 10 1 Cooking oils 2 1 Crayon/colour marker 2 1 Cream 2 1 Egg 1 Excrement 1 Fruit juice 9 1 Furniture polish 2 1 Grass 4 Gravy/sauce 9 1 Grease 2 1 Ice cream 1 Ink ballpoint 4 1 Ink fountain pen 9 1 6 Lipstick 2 1 Metal polish 2 1 Mildew 1 5 Milk 9 2 1 Mustard 1 Nail polish 8 2 Oil 2 1 Paint emulsion 2 10 1 Paint oil base 3 2 1 Rust 2 1 11

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Salad dressing 2 1

    Shoe polish 2 1

    Soft drinks 9 1 5

    Tar 3 2 1

    Tea (black or white) 2 10 1

    Urine 1

    Vomit 1

    Wine red 12 9 6

    Wine white 1

Treatment (cleaning agent)

    1 Solution of one teaspoon of approved wool detergent (e.g. Softly) with one teaspoon of white vinegar and one litre of warm water.

    2 Dry-cleaning fluid, lighter fuel or mineral turpentine. Caution: Ensure that no flame or lighted cigarette is near, and use in a well-ventilated area.

    3 Mineral turpentine. Effectiveness is increased if mixed with an equal quantity of dry-cleaning fluid. Caution: Ensure that no flame or lighted cigarette is near, and use in a well-ventilated area.

    4 Methylated spirits. Caution: Ensure that no flame or lighted cigarette is near, and use in a well-ventilated area.

    5 Hydrogen peroxide (20 vol.). Dilute 1 part to 10 parts cold water. Caution: Do not use on dark or patterned fabric.

    6 Dye stripper. Dilute 1 part to 50 parts cold water. Caution: Do not use on dark or patterned fabric.

7 Chewing gum remover (freezing agent).

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8 Nail polish remover.

    9 Clean warm water.

    10 Cold water.

    11 Weak solution of white vinegar or lemon juice with cold water.

    12 Absorbent powder (e.g. salt or talc). Sprinkle on spillage, leave overnight and vacuum next day.

    Notes:

    • When attempting to remove any stains always ensure that the furniture is dry before proceeding to the next step in the order of treatment.

    • The solvents normally used in dry cleaning are perchlorethylene, white spirit or fluorocarbons.

Disclaimer.

    ; Whilst the care guidelines are advised to maintain your fabric & furniture,

    no responsibility is accepted for claims arising from lack of care or lack of

    regular cleaning.

    ; Whilst this stain removal advice is offered in good faith, no responsibility

    is accepted for claims arising from treatments proposed. If stains fail to

    respond to treatments listed, call a professional upholstery cleaner

    immediately.

    Teasel England Limited 8 Church Street Tetbury Gloucestershire GL8 8JG T 01666 505369 M 077396 35029

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