How to Keep White Furniture Clean

White furniture
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White furniture can add a touch of elegance and brightness to any room. However, keeping white furniture clean can be a bit of a challenge, especially in a home with kids, pets, or frequent guests. Fear not! With a few simple tips and tricks, you can maintain the pristine beauty of your white furniture.

Dusting and Vacuuming

Dust and dirt can accumulate quickly on white furniture, making it look dull and dingy. To prevent this, make dusting and vacuuming a regular part of your cleaning routine. 

Spot Cleaning

For small stains or spills, it’s essential to act quickly. Blot the stain gently with a clean cloth to soak up any liquid. Avoid rubbing the stain—this can push it deeper into the fabric. Once you’ve blotted, use a mild, colorless detergent mixed with water to clean the stained area. 

Stain-Resistant Treatments

Many furniture stores offer fabric protection plans or treatments that can help repel spills and stains, making cleanup easier. These treatments create a barrier that prevents liquids from being absorbed into the fabric immediately.

Sun Protection

Finally, don’t forget that exposure to direct sunlight can cause white furniture to yellow or fade over time. To protect your furniture from UV damage try to position it away from direct sunlight.