How to Protect Your Furniture

How to Protect Your Furniture

So, you’ve recently purchased brand new furniture from Boomtown Furniture, Appliance, and Mattress? Maybe you took advantage of our amazing Black Friday doorbuster deals, or maybe you’ve recently relocated to Jacksonville and you choose our furniture store to furnish your new home. Whatever the case may be, it’s a great time to learn how to protect your new furniture to keep it looking beautiful and make it last for years. 

In today’s blog, we’ll go over some of the best ways to protect your furniture — from sofas and loveseats to upholstered chairs and more. By following these simple steps, you can keep your furniture looking clean and new for years to come. Kids? No problem. Pets? We have you covered. Keep reading to learn more and shop Boomtown Furniture, Appliance, and Mattress — your favorite Jacksonville furniture store — for the greatest deals on furniture and appliances today.

Fabric & Upholstery Protector

Brands like Scotchgard by 3M and others have created fabric protectors specifically for use on your fabric furniture — sofas, loveseats, chairs, and more. By simply spraying your new furniture with these fabric protectors you can help block stains and repel liquids when accidental spills happen. You can pick up a fabric and upholstery protector at most grocery or home improvement stores. 

Clean Regularly

Dust, crumbs, and hair may build up in your new sofa from Boomtown Furniture, Appliance, and Mattress if you’re not regularly cleaning. This can leave your furniture smelling musty and looking dull over time. Vacuuming your upholstered furniture or even investing in an upholstery cleaner can keep it smelling and looking fresh — even if you have pets. Make vacuuming your furniture a weekly habit for the best results!

Flip Pillows

This may seem too simple a task, but flipping loose pillows regularly can help keep dust and dirt from building up. Flip and fluff pillows and cushions if possible, and your sofa or loveseat will stay looking brand new, just like the day you brought it home from Boomtown!

Keep Away From Direct Sunlight

This tip may be a little more difficult, but when it comes to arranging your new furniture in your Jacksonville home, it’s important to do your best to keep fabric or upholstered furniture away from direct sunlight. Just as spending too much time in the sun can be harmful for your skin, if you upholstered sofa spends too much time in the sun it can fade. The trouble is, only the portion that is in the sun will fade, leaving your new furniture from Boomtown Furniture, Appliance, and Mattress with different shades of color. 

Quick Clean-up

When it comes to day-to-day living and enjoying your new piece of furniture from Boomtown, it’s inevitable that spills will happen. Rather than covering your beautiful new sofa with plastic, you can just make sure that you are cleaning up spills as quickly as possible after they happen. Using an absorbent cloth, blot at the spill rather than rubbing it in order to soak it up rather than spread it. If you’re going to need a fabric cleaner, make sure you do your research to make sure that the cleaner you use won’t damage the fabric. Test it out on a small corner of the couch if you have to before using it on the stain. 

Shop Boomtown Furniture, Appliance, and Mattress Today

We hope that this blog has given you the information you need to protect your new furniture from Boomtown and keep it looking brand new for years to come. As always, we appreciate our loyal customers and are happy to help you furnish your Jacksonville home! Whether you’re looking for designer furniture, brand name appliances, or high-quality mattresses, this Jacksonville furniture store has what you need. Get in touch with us today with any other questions you may have about caring for your new furniture.

Stop by or visit us online to shop today. And be sure to check out some of our latest blogs for decorating tips, appliance comparisons, and more!

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