How to Clean Upholstery

Clean & deodorize upholstery with basic household items.

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How to Clean Upholstery
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I found these ten office chairs being offered free on a on-line swap site.  They are in great condition, just needed some basic surface cleaning.

I found these ten office chairs being offered free on a on-line swap site. They are in great condition, just needed some basic surface cleaning.

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I put the baking soda in a jar with a 'sprinkle' top.

I put the baking soda in a jar with a 'sprinkle' top.

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Sprinkle chairs generously with the baking soda.

Sprinkle chairs generously with the baking soda.

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Let baking soda set for 30 minutes.

Let baking soda set for 30 minutes.

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Use vacuum to clean up baking soda.

Use vacuum to clean up baking soda.

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Measure vinegar and dawn detergent into a mixing bowl.

Measure vinegar and dawn detergent into a mixing bowl.

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Use electric mixer on low to mix together.

Use electric mixer on low to mix together.

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Scoop suds out and spread onto chair.

Scoop suds out and spread onto chair.

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Rub mixture into the fabric.

Rub mixture into the fabric.

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Let set 20 minutes or so, then use a wet rag to scrub/wipe the area you just rubbed into the fabric.  Wash out rag frequently.

Let set 20 minutes or so, then use a wet rag to scrub/wipe the area you just rubbed into the fabric. Wash out rag frequently.

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Let dry.

Let dry.

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Fresh & clean!

Fresh & clean!

Supplies

2 Cups Water 
¼ Cups Dawn dish liquid 
¼ Cups Vinegar 
Baking soda  
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