DIY Deodorise Upholstery in 7 Easy Eco friendly Steps

How To Deodorise Upholstery?


Who would like dirty upholstery at their place and more so a kind of upholstery that stinks? Now, what makes the sofa or any other furniture upholstery stink? There could be many reasons for the same, poor ventilation could be one, water spills, food spills, pee stains if you have pets, etc. Collected dirt and dust can also make your upholstery stinky and dirty, that is to say in dire need of upholstery cleaning.

Checklist That You Will Need To Get Clean And Fragrant Upholstery

  • White vinegar
  • natural liquid soap
  • Spray bottle
  • Soft, lint-free cloth
  • Olive oil
  • Orange peel
  • Lemon peel
  • Natural flower oil
  • Jasmine water
  • Rosewater
  • Lavender

DIY | Deodorise Upholstery in 7 Easy Eco-friendly Steps

Step 1: Mix White Vinegar

Mix 1/4 cup white vinegar along with  3/4 cup warm water. To this mixture add 1/2 tablespoon of commercially available liquid soap. Pour this mixture in a spraying bottle.

Step 2: Add Fragrance

Add fragrance to the mixture, you can use orange peel, lemon peel, natural flower oil, jasmine water, rose water, or lavender into the mixture.

Step 3: Mix In The Spray Bottle


After having poured the mix into the spray bottle, shake the bottle fervently to mix up the ingredients.

Step 4: Spray On The Soiled Area


Now it is time for application, spray on the soiled area lightly with the spray bottle. Make sure to spray on an inconspicuous area to not ruin upholstery forever.

Step 5: Get A Scrub

Get a scrub (make sure it does not have very hard bristles.) Scrub the area in a circular motion pushing the cleanser into the fabric of the upholstery.

Step 6: Respray


Respray as necessary, until the area comes clean. Use a cloth with clean, warm water and repeat the scrubbing motion to remove excess soap with dirt.

Step 7: Wipe The Damp

Wipe the damp area with a clean dry cloth.


We hope you enjoy your Eco-Friendly Upholstery Cleaning. If you want to get your upholstery cleaned and deodorised professionally, call Lotus Upholstery Cleaning Melbourne at 61 425 029 990. We give eco-friendly, same-day, on-site services the way you would want it.


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