By Alexa Erickson
The couch gets a lot of love. It’s where you sit back, relax, and indulge in a book, a TV show, or even a nap. It’s where the whole family (often even pets!) gathers to cuddle and connect. It’s where guests plop down to enjoy catching up with you. But with all that attention, the couch takes a hit, with crumbs settling in the cracks, and lots of hair, body oil, and various dirt particles attaching to cushions, discoloring upholstery, creating odors, and more. A couch is an expensive piece of furniture, so staying on top of cleanings is pertinent. Here’s everything you need to know about how to clean a couch.