Furniture is definitely never safe when kids are around. Using them as trampolines, forts, paper and who knows what else, our couches certainly get a bit of a beating.

 

However, to help your couch in tip top condition for as long as possible, the following stain removal tips might help:

 

Always remember to try these remover tips on an inconspicuous part of the furniture beforehand.

 

 

Blood

You will need to work fast to get it out. As soon as you see it, pour full strength vinegar onto the area, allow it to soak for about five to ten minutes and then blot it until the stain is gone.  You will then need to wash the area well with warm soapy water.

 

Permanent marker

If the stain is on leather, simply spray a cloth with a little hairspray until it is damp. Gently wipe the area spraying more hairspray onto the cloth if needed. Once the stain is gone, wipe away any residue with a clean damp cloth. Rub in special leather conditioner once the stain is removed to restore your chair to its former glory.

 

Chocolate

Wipe away as much chocolate as you can with a clean, damp cloth. Then rub in two teaspoons of washing powder (you can add more or less depending on the size of the stain). Rub it in with a wet cloth until the stain is gone. Remove any detergent residue with a clean, wet cloth. 

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