Fabric Care and Cleaning Codes
The following cleaning codes and instructions are provided for your education and direction in cleaning spots and stains from your new upholstery or leather. These are common and recognized definitions within the furniture industry but should not be construed as a guarantee that desired results will be obtained by following these methods. We recommend that you call a professional furniture cleaner. Always test cleaners in a hidden area before proceeding. Be sure to follow these care tips to extend the life of your furniture. If you are unable to locate the cleaning code we recommend that your call our service department or your furniture retail dealer.
Code "S" Care Method
To prevent overall soil, frequent vacuuming or light brushing to remove dust and grime is recommended. Spot clean using a mild water-free solvent or dry cleaning product. Clean only in a well ventilated room and avoid any product containing carbon tetrachloride which is highly toxic. Pretest small area before proceeding. Cleaning by a professional furniture cleaning service only is recommended.
Code "W" Care Method
Use a water- based upholstery cleaner only.
Code "WS" Care Method
To prevent overall soil, frequent vacuuming or light brushing to remove dust and grime is recommended. Spot clean with a mild solvent, an upholstery shampoo, or the foam from a mild detergent. When using a solvent or dry cleaning product, follow instructions carefully and clean only in a well ventilated room. Avoid any product which is highly toxic. If using either method, pretest a small area before proceeding. Use a professional furniture cleaning service when an overall soiled condition has been reached.
Code "SW" Care Method
Spot clean with upholstery shampoo, foam from a mild detergent, or mild dry cleaning solvent. Pretest a small, inconspicuous area before proceeding. Do not saturate. Pile fabrics may require brushing with a non-metallic, stiff bristle brush to restore appearance. Hot water extraction or steam cleaning is not recommended. Cushion casings should not be removed and laundered or dry cleaned separately. To prevent overall soiling, frequent vacuuming or light brushing with a non-metallic, stiff bristle brush to remove dust and grime is recommended. When cleaning a spill, blot immediately to remove spilled material. Clean spots or stains from the outside to the middle of the affected area to prevent circling. Use a professional furniture cleaning service when an overall soiled condition has been reached.
The cleaning code should be found on on the shipping label or law tag.