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Cleaning Suites & Settees

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Suites and curtains have many things in common and are both expensive items that require infrequent but careful cleaning.  In fact, some homes are carefully coordinated so that not only do the curtains and suites go together but they may even be made in using the same material for both.

This means that a mistake on either can mean replacing the whole house full of curtains and suites, expensive in the extreme.

Fear not though, we have put together advice on both that will help you clean effectively and successfully.

This section is divided into the following topics;

  • Decision tree for cleaning suites & settees
  • The tools you need
  • Starting - What to look for
  • How-to a step-by-step guide

You'll get to thee using the accorion menu above for Suites & settees.

Some Specials to Help You

Unlike bleach or chlorine based cleaners it will not damage the wood fibres. Instead it naturally cleans the wood to remove the grey weather beaten look caused by exposure to the sun and rain.

Being natural Net-Trol is safe to use, requiring no specialist equipment or protective clothing and will not harm surrounding plants or shrubs.

A concentrated formula, Net-Trol offers exceptioonal value for money, as it may be used neat or diluted in ratios up to 1:4 with clean fresh water.

Net-Trol is ideal for decking, exterior furniture (including plastic), stone, concrete and GRP. Net-Trol will even remove rust stains.

Net-Trol is ideal for restoring the colour to faded & weathered garden furniture. Suitable to teak and other hardwoods, it restores the rich natural colour and prepares the wood for a penetrating wood finish.

Developed exclusively to remove red food colourings, carbonated drinks, fruit juices and wine stains from carpet and fabrics. Effective with wet towel and hot iron method, as directed on the label

The application method varies depending on type of stain and type of fibre but always pre-test carpets or fabric on an inconspicuous area before use.

Apply RED RX directly to stain, or spray onto larger stains diluted at a rate of 1:1. Blot - do not rub - stain with a clean white towel or paper towels, and repeat until no further extraction is evident. For more stubborn stains, use the wet towel and hot iron method to extract treated stain. Place hot iron directly onto wet towel over stain for 10-20 seconds.


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Specially formulated and ready to use acid spotter for tea, coffee, beer, tannin, water marks and other yellow and brown discolouration on carpet and fabric. Clear liquid with a lemon fragrance.

Always pre-test for colour fastness and sensitivity, just as a safety precaution. Spray COFFEE STAIN REMOVER directly onto stain undiluted and blot with a clean white towel. Leave for up to 15 minutes for difficult stains before rinsing. PROCHEM COFFEE STAIN REMOVER may be ineffective against permanent or older stains.