A Guide to Using an Upholstery Vacuum Brush

A Guide to Using an Upholstery Vacuum Brush

So, you’ve bought a vacuum. Congratulations! Ways to Use the Upholstery Brush You tear open the box, frantically remove all the packaging and cardboard, and show your new cleaner. As the light glows off the scuff-free paint and pristine chrome accents, familiar plastic pieces come tumbling around it. Those dreaded covered attachments.

For several owners, vacuum attachments are more trouble than they’re worth. As year after year passes without ever using these tools, you start to question if there isn’t some mysterious surface piling up with dust, forever burdened with the continuous fear you lack some crucial element in your cleaning routine. Fear no longer!

Think Vacuums is here to break down every common attachment and coach you with ten easy uses for each. From the clear to them, “Well, I did not think of that!”

1) Furniture Cloth

Vacuuming cloth furniture is just what equipment was designed to do. Cotton, microfiber, velvet, linen…whatever the material, an upholstery tool is the best way to refresh your household fabrics. Effortlessly remove l int, pet hair, dirt, food crumbs, and anything else that collects on your seating.

  • BONUS: Vacuuming your upholstery helps in realigning any stray fibers, making your furniture look like new!

2) Draperies & Window Treatments

Curtains, roman shades, cellular shades, and window draperies are notorious dust accumulators. Attach the upholstery equipment to your vacuum and give a once-over to your window treatments at least once a month.

3) Bedding

Refresh your duvet cover or decorative shams and pillows by eliminating pet hair and dust. And a consistent vacuum over your mattress and pillows can eliminate dust mites and dead skin cells. Yuck!

4) Tablecloths, Placemats, & Runners

Crumbs certainly find their way onto your table linens. Anybody who’s served bread at dinner knows how annoying it can be to try to remove all the tiny pieces without just washing the whole thing. But using your upholstery brush to vacuum the table after a predominantly crumby (no pun intended) dinner can save you a laundry load!

  • IDEA! There’s nothing wrong with lining the children up and performing a quick vacuum of their shirts before they leave the table. No sense spreading crumbs throughout the house if you can assist it!

5) Pet Beds

You encourage Fido to use his pet bed rather than your sofa for his afternoon nap, but that doesn’t mean you get out of cleaning. Pet beds are ground zero for fur and dirt. Regularly, these cushiony homes are made of microfiber, Minky dot, or faux fur materials, making them hard to clean. Using an upholstery brush makes this routine a breeze!

6) Decorative Pillows & Throws

Upholstery Brush Usage Whether on your sofa, guest bed, banquette, or recliner, decorative pillows and throw blankets add a touch of household and a pop of color. But since they’re not always in use, they can collect dust over time and start to look sad. Use your upholstery brush to give your cloth decor a fast refresher!

7) Decorative Towels

Decorative towels can liven up a guest bathroom but may sit over the bar without use for a long time. Keep the tops of your folded towels fresh with a weekly vacuum and save time and resources by skipping a wash!

8) Auto Interiors

Upholstered auto interiors, carpeting, and floor mats need consistent vacuuming. An upholstery attachment permits easy maneuverability in tight spaces!

9) Stuffed Animals

Your kids’ favorite stuffed animals can take a real beating and often require regular washing. But what about last year’s pets sitting on a shelf? Prevent dust from collecting on lesser-used, stuffed toys with a fast vacuum using your upholstery brush.

10) Odds & Ends

  • Kids’ car seats
  • Small part rugs
  • Delicate furnishings such as tapestries or animal skins
  • Canvas artwork
  • Clothing that is disreputably for shedding or collecting lint
  • Cribs and bassinets

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