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Upholstery Cleaning FAQ

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Are you ready to have your facility's upholstery cleaned? If so, we are sure you have a few questions or concerns. The team at ServiceMaster Clean wants to be as transparent as possible, and that begins with providing as much information as we can prior to our services. Many of our clients have many of the same questions. As a result, we compiled all of these questions below, along with our answers. We cover everything from our products to our processes to post-cleaning care and procedures.

If you have questions about our upholstery cleaning services, take some time and explore the FAQ section below. ServiceMaster Clean wants to equip you with all the information you need. We realize you may still have questions or concerns that haven't been addressed. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us and we'll happily provide you with the answers you are looking for.

Have additional questions? Contact ServiceMaster Clean at (844) 325-0707 if you have any additional questions about our upholstery cleaning services.

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  • Why should I get upholstered furniture cleaned?

    Having upholstered furniture professionally cleaned eliminates odors, removes tough stains and extends the life of your furniture.

  • Is a 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.

  • 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.

  • Will a professional upholstery cleaning be disruptive to my business?

    The team at ServiceMaster Clean will work with you to schedule a time after hours, or we can develop a customized program to clean your upholstery. Our technician will inform you of estimated drying times.

  • Can I use household cleaners for spot removal?

    We recommend using only ServiceMaster Clean products. For more information, contact your local ServiceMaster Clean professional.

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

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

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

    Depending on the cleaning method we use, drying time differs. The average drying time is anywhere from 1 to 6 hours.

  • 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.

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

    Pick up items on the upholstery to be cleaned, such as reading material or office partition décor.