Mum reveals the six simple steps to clean and deodorise your couch TODAY
- A mum has revealed how she cleans and deoderises her couch effectively
- The mum uses baking soda and rubbing alcohol to achieve great results fast
- The six-step process is easy to follow and works on fabric lounges
A mum has revealed her six-step method to cleaning and deoderising your lounge and it will have your couch looking and smelling like new.
Carolina McCauley, a mother-of-two from Perth, Western Australia, showed off her fool-proof method on Instagram and it quickly went viral.
The cleaning method calls for warm water, baking soda and rubbing alcohol.
A mum has revealed her six-step routine to clean and deoderise the couch
Carolina McCauley from Perth in Western Australia revealed how she cleans herxcouch
The mum posted a step-by-step video showing off the method and extraordinary results.
‘How to clean and deodorize your couch,’ she wrote on the post.
‘Start by spraying couch with warm water,’ she said.
She did this by generously spraying the entire surface of her couch.
She then sprinkled the entire grey suite with baking soda before working the cleaner into the soft fabric with a cloth.
Step four is arguably the easiest to follow.
‘Let it dry,’ she said.
Carolina begins by spraying the couch with warm water, she then sprinkles it with baking soda
How can I clean my couch in six steps?
1. Start by spraying couch with warm water
2. Sprinkle with baking soda
3. Use a damp cloth to work in the baking soda
4. Let it dry
5. Time to vacuum
6. Use rubbing alcohol to finish
Carolina then vacuums the couch, making sure to get into every crease.
The mum then sprays the entire surface again, this time with rubbing alcohol.
And her fans thanked her for the handy tips, with more than 13k liking the video in just three days.
139 left comments clarifying the steps and asking if the process would work to eliminate dog odour.
She then worked in the baking soda with a damp cloth, once the surface was dry she vacuumed the couch
But others rejected the mum’s technique arguing baking soda would destroy their vacuum cleaners.
‘Don’t put baking soda on your furniture. It is too fine of a powder that will FOREVER be in there, plus it will destroy the filter in your vacuum cleaner.
‘Don’t ask me how I know. Had to buy new vacuum and get furniture professionally deep cleaned,’ one woman said.
Carolina finished the big clean off by spraying the couch in rubbing alcohol
Others thanked her for her comment.
‘I was just about to try this,’ said one.
As another said she tried a similar method a year ago and is still vacuuming up the powder.
‘And I had to get a new vacuum,’ she added.
Carolina has 475k followers on Instagram, where she consistently uploads cleaning videos.