Vinyl is strong enough to withstand multiple kinds of abuse. The material is used in different settings, from table cloths to clothing, flooring to upholstery,
There are various reasons why vinyl is so popular. For example, it is inexpensive and resistant to cracking, staining, and tearing.
However, hair dye tends to stain vinyl, especially if it dries on the surface. We all know stains can be unsightly.
However, if your vinyl is stained, there’s no need to panic. You can remove the stain by yourself without damaging the material. All you need are the right household stain removal products that are both user and environmental-friendly. Follow the same tips for choosing a carpet cleaner when looking for a stain remover.
Read on to find out how to remove stains from vinyl upholstery. But first, you will need to make a vinyl stain remover.
How to Make Vinyl Stain Remover
You need a solution that will remove the stains on your vinyl upholstery. You can easily make a working solution with some household products.
To make a vinyl stain remover, measure a tablespoon of oil-free dishwasher soap and pour it in a clean bowl or bucket. The oil-free dishwasher soap will prevent any residue from showing on the vinyl.
From there, add a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar and two cups of lukewarm water. Stir the mixture until it forms suds.
Finally, pour the vinyl cleaner in a spray bottle using a funnel.
Now that you have your stain remover, it’s time to work on the vinyl upholstery.
How to Remove Stains from Vinyl Upholstery
Follow the steps below:
1. Treat the Vinyl Upholster
You need to remove any dirt or dust particles accumulated on the upholstery before you spray. This debris can form mud once you start spraying, and stain the vinyl further. Use a soft cloth to wipe and remove the particles.
If the dirt is too much, you can use a vacuum cleaner to remove it. We recommend the Shark Flex DuoClean Ultra-Light Upright Corded Vacuum HV391. This is the best corded stick vacuum cleaner on the market.
After dusting the surface, you can now apply the solution.
Use as much cleaning solution as you want. However, be careful when cleaning. For example, use a little cleaner for vinyl seats to prevent moisture from finding its way to the cushion.
2. Remove the Stains
Let the vinyl cleaner …