FAQ FURNITURE/UPHOLSTERY CLEANING

FAQ Regarding Professional Furniture/Upholstery Cleaning

Why should I get upholstered furniture cleaned?

 Having upholstered furniture professionally cleaned eliminates odors, removes spots and helps extend the life of your furniture.

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Is professional upholstery cleaning expensive?

 Professional upholstery cleaning is just pennies compared to the cost of replacing worn furniture that hasn’t been maintained. Call today to get an estimate from one of our professionals. 

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How long does it take to get my upholstered furniture professionally cleaned?

 Total cleaning time depends on the cleaning process used and the amount of time needed for the upholstery to dry. The technician will give you an estimated cleaning time prior to service.   

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Will a professional upholstery cleaning be disruptive to my family?

 The team at ServiceMaster Residential Specialists will work with you to schedule a time convenient for you. Our technician will inform you of estimated drying times.

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Can I use household cleaners for spot removal?

 Because upholstered fabrics are often more delicate, we recommend using only ServiceMaster Clean® products applied with specified cleaning methods. For more information, contact us, your local ServiceMaster Clean professional.

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How often do I need to get my upholstered furniture professionally cleaned?

 Furniture manufacturers typically recommend having upholstered pieces professionally cleaned every 12 to 24 months.

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When will I be able to use my furniture after a professional cleaning?

We use truckmount hot water/hot water extraction cleaning that dries in two or three hours. 

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Will there be an odor?

Depending on the type of upholstery, you may notice a faint scent. The amount of time it takes for the odor to dissipate is usually within an hour but varies based on air circulation, heat and humidity.  

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Do I need to do anything prior to the technician arriving for my scheduled service?

 Simply pick up items on top of all upholstery to be cleaned such as toys, reading material, blankets, etc.

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