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Upholstery Performance

Knowing how to care for your upholstery is essential in keeping your fabrics looking their best. We often receive inquires about which cleaners are best to use on our upholstery fabrics—ensuring long-lasting durability.

Here are a few resources for upholstery cleaning and disinfecting Standard Textile fabrics.

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Upholstery Cleaning & Disinfecting Guidelines

Download guidelines for caring for our upholstery fabrics, approved disinfectants/cleaners to use, and instructions on cleaning your fabric.

This is a detail image of a variety of high-performance and stylishly designed upholstery fabrics in eye-catching colors and patterns. Beyond beautiful these fabrics, are fabricated to be durable and tough.

Upholstery Cleaning & Performance Testing

We put a selection of fabrics and cleaners to the test. Fabric materials ranged from polyester and acryllic to Crypton and non-Crypton.

Cleaning and disinfecting chemicals commonly used in a healthcare environment were applied to a selection of thirteen Standard Textile upholstery fabrics to determine fabric durability.

We tested the following cleaners:

  • Clorox® Bleach Germicidal Wipes
  • Clorox® Urine Remover
  • Diversey™ Oxivir® Five 16
  • Diversey™ Stride® Citrus 3
  • Diversey™ Virex® II 256
  • EcoLab® Virasept™
  • EcoLab® Revitalize™

View test results