You can find wide variety of upholstery cleaning products in the market these days. Upholstery cleaners can be made from hazardous chemicals that are harmful not only for the fabric of the upholstery, but also for the environment. Some have started to opt for less harmful and eco-friendly cleaning products. Though eco-friendly and environmentally safe upholstery cleaners are also available, you can also make your own upholstery cleaner at home. These homemade upholstery cleaners will not only keep your hands and fabric safe and clean but also take care of your pocket as they are considerably low costing as compared to company made organic cleaners available in the market.

Some of the homemade upholstery cleaners are briefly described here under to help you in making eco-friendly cleaners for your personal use at a very affordable cost. These homemade upholstery cleaner shampoos can be made in different ways. Two of the most popular ways to create homemade cleaners are discussed in this write-up for your guidance.

Make Your Own Upholstery Cleaner

Method 1

In order to make an environment friendly upholstery cleaner you should first of all put on the gloves which you usually wear while doing household chores. Now take a bucket with four cups of warm water and pour 1/4th cup of white vinegar, 1 teaspoon of borax and 1 teaspoon of liquid detergent in it and mix them well. You can pour this mixture n a spray bottle to spray its limited amount easily on the dirty spots on your upholstery. You can also use a sponge to create bubbles and foam like leather to clean the spot thoroughly. After sometime you can wipe away the mixture with a damp, but clean, cloth to give a cleaner look to your upholstery.

Method 2

The second type of popular homemade upholstery cleaner can be made by mixing 4 cups of warm water and teaspoon of liquid detergent. You can make foam in the mixture just by using a sponge. Now you can rub this foam with the help of the sponge on the dirty part of your upholstery. Initially you should work on a smaller part of you upholstery. After some time you can use another damp and clean sponge to wipe away the foam and homemade cleaner. In order to get rid of all the foam on your fabric you can use a wet sponge for working on the spot. You should continue rinsing the spot with wet sponge until the dirt spot is cleaned effectively.

Bottom Line

You can make your own upholstery cleaner using the two methods above. Before using the cleaned upholstery on your furniture, Be sure to check the labels on your upholstery to make sure the cleaning solution is safe on that type of material.