Upholstery Cleaning Auckland FAQsupholster-cleaners-Auckland FAQ

Question: What kind of fabrics can you clean?

Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service has trained its certified cleaners to clean upholstery fabrics – be it expensive or cheap, lightweight or heavy. We are ready to handle every fabric with the utmost care, from synthetic materials, silk, acetate fabric, vinyl, wool, velvet, microfiber, suede to leather. We know that a single cleaning solution and method can work wonders for all materials, so we use unique processes and cleaning agents for different fabrics. Be sure that with Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service, your upholstery is in good hands.

Question: Do you clean my furniture at my home?

In most cases, we can obtain excellent furniture upholstery cleaning results. Most clients find this to be the most convenient option. When the fabric has high natural fibre content (such as rayon, cotton, wool), these fibres can be more challenging to clean and dry properly.

Question: What’s the best way to clean carpets in a home with pets?

The simple answer is as often as possible. Pets can shed and add new odour to your carpets, so our suggestion is to contact Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service for a weekly or monthly service package that will ensure you don’t let dirt buildup.

Question: How long does it take to dry after cleaning?

Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service low moisture upholstery cleaning tool provides short drying times of usually 2-3 hours depending on overall soiling, fabric composition, and design. Fibres made from natural sources take the longest to dry as they are more absorbent. These include cotton, rayon, and wool.

Question: Can you do upholstery stain removal?

We specialise in upholstery stain removal. Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service has the technical expertise, knowledge, and experience. Also, we have reliable cleaning solutions that help you do away with the stains with much ease. Got a stain? Call us right away.

Question: How long should I wait before using it?

Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service furniture cleaners use different methods. Still, at Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service, your upholstery will be ready in less than two hours. We use steam extraction that leaves little moisture to dry.

Question: My upholstery is of unknown material. Can you guarantee that your cleaning process is not going to damage it?

Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service technicians here at Steam’ n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Services are highly trained and experienced. They also test the cleaning solution on the part of the upholstery that is not visible; to make sure that there is no adverse reaction.

Question: Are your upholstery cleaners insured?

Yes, all our upholstery cleaners at Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service are insured. You can be sure of your safety with us.

Question: I have expensive antique furniture. Can you clean it?

At Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service, we understand the need for a soft touch when cleaning valuable antiques. You can trust our talented team to use safe products and techniques to make your furniture look great without the threat of potential damage.

Question: Can you do an emergency cleaning?

Yes, you do not need to pre-book upholstery cleaning in Auckland. We will be happy to send Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service technicians to you.

Question: What would it cost?

You can avail yourself of Couch cleaning services from Steam’ n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Services at an affordable price. We boast of world-class upholstery cleaning services, and we are proud to offer same day upholstery cleaning services at an unbeatable price. We understand that sofa and couch cleaning is not a luxury affair, and thus it should not be too hard on your pocket.

Question: Mould keeps coming back after I clean my shower. What do I do?

Getting rid of mould can be tricky because it likes both heat and humidity, which can be abundant in a shower. The Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service’s answer is to use high-pressure washing and add grout sealant to prevent future growth.

Question: Are there any chemical residues in the upholstery after cleaning?

No. Our citrus-based cleaner is perfectly safe, even for small babies and pets.

Question: Is stain and fabric protection included in upholstery cleaning services?

Fabric protection makes your upholstery long-lasting by creating a protective shield against stains and dirt buildup. However, Fabric Protection Services are not included in the upholstery cleaning price is the Scotchguard stain protection. Thus, it applied to the request of the customer on additional charges.

Question: How often should I have my upholstery professionally cleaned?

Good professional upholstery cleaning in Auckland, at least once a year, will also prolong the life of your upholstery while ensuring that it looks as new as long as possible.

Question: How can I tell if there’s a water leak in my walls?

The telltale signs are dreaded water spots, but other symptoms could also indicate a water leak. Check for high water bills, cracked tiles, and excessive mildew growth. Thus, call Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service for a professional analysis.

Question: Is your upholstery cleaning process in Upholstery Cleaning Auckland safe for fabrics tagged as ‘dry cleaning only’?

Yes. Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service technicians will make sure before starting the cleaning process; that your upholstery is not sensitive to water, detergent, or any other cleaning product, they consider suitable.

Question: Do I need Professional Upholstery Cleaning?

Yes, everybody needs upholstery cleaning. Most people think that using a damp cloth to clean the upholstery daily is more than enough to keep it clean. However, unfortunately, this is not the case. With regular usage, your upholstery – chairs, sofas, tables, and lounges – will get dirty and attract dust mites. Also, upholstery is conducive to the growth of bacteria, yeast, and other contaminants that are incredibly harmful to your family and pets. Therefore, the best way is to hire a professional to clean upholstery thoroughly and keep it hygienic and safe!

Question: Can you remove pet odours from the upholstery?

Yes, just like from your carpets, we have a well-proven method for getting rid of both pet odours and pet urine stains.

Question: Why is professional upholstery cleaning more than I can do with commercially available products?

Firstly, Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service experienced technicians know the right product for each type of upholstery. Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service method is both deep and thorough. It leaves your upholstery clean and disinfected with no chemical residue.

Question: How long will it take for my furniture to dry?

Every proper upholstery cleaning goes through a specific cleaning process. The average dry time is between 6 to 12 hours, but it depends on which cleaning method Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service employs on your upholstery. In cases where we use a protector application, the drying time can vary. But we will try to clean your sofa and couches asap.

Question: Can your technician advise cleaning some spots, like tomato juice, ink, or lipstick?

Our Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service technicians know how to remove upholstery stains. We are happy to give you tips on doing spot cleaning between two professional cleaning visits. These tips are also available on the Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service website.

Question: How can I get a free quote?

To get a free quote for upholstery cleaning from Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service, all you got to do is give us a call. Or you can also fill up the contact us form, and our executives will provide you with a request. We will be waiting to hear from you!

Question: Do you recommend fabric protectors?

Yes, once your furniture is professionally cleaned, it is the perfect time to apply a fabric protector. Like with your carpets, as your furniture starts to wear, it can become more susceptible to soiling and staining from spills etc. Also, the fabric protector is an excellent value for the cost!

Question: Can you clean vomit from the couch?

Yes, our  Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service cleaners know how to remove pet stains such as urine and vomit. We will not just remove the stain and odour, but we will also sanitise your couch correctly to make it hygienic for use again.

Question: Can you clean all types of stains from my upholstery?

Eradicating stains depends on the type of upholstery, how old the stain is, what its nature is, and whether you have already tried to clean it with some products. When the colour of your upholstery is damaged, no cleaning will help remove the stain altogether.

Question: What kind of upholstery fabrics do you clean?

We at Steam ‘n’ Dry Upholstery Cleaning Auckland Service have expertise in cleaning all kinds of upholstery fabrics for our valuable customers of Melbourne. We can clean silk, microfiber, leather, cotton, nylon, velvet, synthetic, and any other variety. You name it, and we have a cleaning solution for it. Upholstery cleaning is our forte, and we make sure that no upholstery remains unclean or dirty as long as we are there to clean it up.

Question: How can I make my upholstery stay clean longer?

If you have children or pets that like to jump on the upholstery, use slipcovers or a throw to protect the fabric. Furthermore, do not let children climb on your sofa in their shoes.

Question: How many times per week does my carpet need to be vacuumed?

Most people in Auckland vacuum approximately once a week, but the truth is that actual vacuuming needs can vary dramatically depending on the level of traffic. Heavily trod areas may need vacuuming every two to three days.


Experienced, researched and written by Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 35 years of disinfecting, cleaning and pest control Auckland services experience.

Last Updated: 14/04/2022

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