TikTok: the Easiest Way to Clean Sofas and Fabrics
Complex cleaning hacks can be fun projects, but we love the damn simple ones. And it’s really simple: you can use the lid of a pot or pan to clean carpets and fabrics. It works like a charm, which is why it’s been all over TikTok lately .
To freshen up your upholstery or carpet, you will need:
- Pot or frying pan lid with center handle
- Large microfiber cloth
- bowl of water
- Dishwashing liquid
Depending on what you are cleaning and how you like to do it, you can add a few drops of vinegar or vodka , but otherwise stick to the cleaning recipes you would normally use for any upholstery or carpet you work with. on the.
How to clean a fabric with a pot or pan lid
Fill a bowl with a cleaning solution, whether it’s a mixture of liquid dish detergent and baking soda, water and vinegar, or a store-bought upholstery cleaner. Dip the cloth into the bowl, saturate it with the mixture, then wring out the excess and lay the cloth on a flat surface.
Place the lid in the center of the damp cloth and pull the edges around it, securing them to the handle with an elastic band. If they don’t reach that far, just fasten them firmly to the handle with your hand while you work.
You now have a fabric-covered disc that you can move around sofas, chairs, rugs, rugs, or cushions. It collects lint and refreshes fabrics without making them too damp. The following video shows you exactly how to do it (and it’s surprisingly soothing):
The goal here is not to wet your carpets and cushions, but to give them a damp refreshment – the lid provides stability and distributes the solution gently and evenly.