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Many of us take our office chairs for granted until they're wearing out or broken. But when is the last time you took a good, hard look at yours or gave it a little scrub?
With everyday use and daily wear and tear, office chairs tend to become breeding grounds for dirt, dust, and germs. Let's look at the three most popular materials used in office chairs and the best ways to clean them.
Cleaning Mesh Chairs
1.) Vacuum your seat and chair back
2.) Dab any spots on your chair using warm water with a mild soap and a washcloth until the spot is gone
3.) If step 2 doesn't work, try using a mild spot removing solution
When you begin cleaning your chair, you'll want to first vacuum any crumbs that may have fallen inside the mesh fabric and clean it out with a small handheld vacuum cleaner. Mesh chairs have been known to collect crumbs and dust inside the fabric...as you might have been able to tell! In this case, use the hose attachment on your vacuum to remove as much as you can.
Next, you'll want to clean any spots or stains on your chair. First start with a mix of warm water and mild soap and clean with a washcloth. If you have tougher stains that require something more potent, try using a stain remover and gently cleaning with a washcloth. Avoid using anything that may cause your mesh fabric to fray or tear.
Lastly, after you have cleaned your chair, allow it to dry before sitting on it again. Depending on how many stains you had to remove, this may require you to let it sit for a few hours, so plan accordingly!
Cleaning Leather Office Chair
Leather office chairs are comfortable, classy and professional. When you invest in a high-quality, great looking chair you want to make sure it stays that way.
Before cleaning your leather you always want to check on which type you have. Check the tags on your furniture and the written information from the manufacturer which may also provide cleaning directions. Here are some ways to keep your leather looking like new:
Vacuum your furniture on a frequent basis. You only want to use a soft brush attachment so you don’t scratch your leather, and make sure the suction isn’t too strong to do any damage.
Wipe down your leather once a week with a clean cloth. Choose a cloth that won’t leave any dye or lint. Be sure to wipe, not scrub.
If your leather needs a deeper clean, mix a few drops of liquid soap with about a quart of distilled water. Dampen a lint-free rag with the solution and wipe (again don’t scrub) the surface of your furniture. Use a clean, damp rag to get rid of any soap or residue and then dry.
You may want to consider applying a leather protector or conditioner. To do this, refer to the product instructions for the type of leather furniture you have.
Cleaning Upholstered Office Chairs
Office chairs that are upholstered with fabric are very common and affordable options for busy offices. However, fabric has a way of attracting dirt and lint over time, not to mention every coffee spill and drip of sauce soaks into the fabric.The first step to cleaning an upholstered office chair is to vacuum it to get off the bulk of the dirt and grime. From there, you can spray on a layer of cleaning foam that's safe for upholstery. Cover all parts of the fabric with the foam and allow it to remain there according to the product directions. Then use a hard-bristled brush to scrub away caked-on dirt and stains.
After scrubbing, it helps to let the chair dry for at least 10 minutes, but perhaps longer if your office air is particularly humid. Finally, grab that vacuum again and use it to remove dirt that was brought up by the foam product.