Upholstery Tips

A carpet cleaners resource and guide to upholstery cleaning. Tips on wet & dry cleaning. Includes most leather types and how to identify.

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Upholstery Cleaning Training Series

Upholstery Cleaning Training Series is the first series in Legend Brands new training initiative: Cleaning with Confidence. This extensive training brought to you by industry leaders Pat Muller and Tim Baker combines good humor with excellent real-world training. Pat and Tim have a combined experience of over 70 years in this type of cleaning in […]


Cotton Upholstery Introduction: Cotton is one of the most versatile and often used fibers in upholstery manufacturing. It is used in its most unrefined state, Haitian cotton, and in its most refined for on polished cotton or chintz. As a rule of thumb we can say that the less the fabric is refined the more […]

Nubuck Leather

Basic Nubuck Cleaning Introduction A nubuck leather will have a varied hue, will be soft and will scratch readily with a fingernail. Complete stain removal may be more difficult on nubuck. The lighter the color, the more they will show. You need to watch for fading and evaluate the evenness of the nap of the […]


  Heirloom Upholstery Introduction The term Heirloom, when applied to upholstery, suggests several things that are important to consider before accepting such a cleaning job. VALUE – If the piece was not valuable, it would not have been kept enough to become an heirloom. AGE – The item has been passed down or purchased though […]