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SOP –  Upholstery cleaning and vacuum fabric

SOP Number: HK - 23 ( SOP serial number and department code )

Department: Housekeeping – General


Time to Train: 15 Minutes

Upholstery cleaning:

  • Remove loose cushions and place them on the furniture.

  • Stain to remove as per stain removal procedure.

  • Wipe spills from vinyl or leather furniture with a damp cloth.

  • Wipe the fabric with a clean, damp cloth.

  • Brush the upholstery with upholstery brush in one direction.

  • Upholstery should be dust and stain free at all given times.

Vacuum fabric surface:

  • Vacuum the fabric surface or leather surface with at most care.

  • Vacuum visible surfaces.

  • Vacuum under cushions and in cracks and crevices.

  • Be careful while vacuuming under the folds, buttons and other features that collect crumbs and dust.

  • Do not damage the buttons, folds and other delicate works on the upholstery.

Training Summary questions:

Q1. How to remove stains from the furniture?

Q2. Should the loose cushions be placed on the floor?        

Q3. Steps for vacuuming the cushions and fabrics?

Q4. What to be taken care of while vacuuming fabrics?

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.