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Ian Harper

How To Clean Sofas – The Hypersensitivity Test

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The Hypersensitivity Test

hypersensitive fabrics come in many constructions and finishes. For the purpose of on site wet cleaning we are mainly concerned with the following.

Pile Construction

Velvet cut, Loop and Boucle

Floating Yarn Construction

Brocade And Brocatelle

Fine Construction

Silk, Satin, Artificial Silk, Taffeta

Special Finishes

Moire wavy pattern through fabric set by heat or water size.

The table below shows the problems which may occur if these fabrics are wet cleaned If In doubt as to the cleaning process required DRY CLEAN ONLY and then only with customers approval.