How To Clean a Microfiber Couch - Quick & Easy!

30 Minutes

If you have a microfiber couch you know one of the best things is how easy it is to clean! Unfortunately though, water mark stains are tougher than expected to remove (and they can come from all sorts of things - babies, dogs, name it). Water marks don't have to stay around forever though, Sarah from shares how she removes these pesky stains for good.
Check out the difference, it's like a brand new couch.
What was once dirty and questionable now looks clean and perfect!
SUPPLIES: White cloth, rubbing alcohol, spray bottle, baby wipes, hard bristle/scrubbing brush, hair dryer (optional).
Poor rubbing alcohol in the spray bottle and dampen the fabric. Scrub the couch with the wash cloth and scrubbing brush. This helps remove the dirt stains but not the water stains.
Finally, to remove every last ounce of dirt and water, use the magic tool...BABY WIPES. Completely scrub and soak the couches with the baby wipes and before you know it, all the water stains will completely vanish! It's that simple.
REMEMBER: Rubbing alcohol for dirt, wipes for water stains!

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3 of 17 questions
  • Gkd33276300
    on Oct 31, 2018

    How big are these pumpkins? I can’t see the house so I have no point of reference, They look awesome!

    • Dana
      on Dec 18, 2018

      I don’t see any pumpkins in these sofa pictures....

  • LNIX
    on Feb 5, 2019

    Not sure what my sofa is covered with. I have washed the cushion covers in the washing machine on cold with some success. Should I try the alcohol/baby wipes on the fixed arms?

  • Kelly Peterson
    Kelly Peterson
    on Sep 22, 2019

    Will this work on a non microfiber couch( polyester)? I spilled some coconut oil and have not managed to remove it?

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  • Michelle
    on Feb 3, 2019

    This does work! Might have to do again but so easy that's not a problem. Thanks!

  • Debbie
    on Jul 5, 2020

    I have a microfiber couch and 2 dogs so it's covered in dog drool spots. I clean it with window cleaner (generic Windex). I just spray the area til wet and then wipe it with a microfiber cleaning rag. Works every time even on the occasional accident!

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