Care Instructions for Fabric 


Each fabric has specific characteristics, be it technical or aesthetical. 


Basic Advice

If the stain has dried, first brush any excess off by hand or with a brush. Then vacuum the stain, and follow by cleaning using a neutral cleaning agent, such as soapy water. It is important to rinse with clean water afterwards.


Type of Stains

  • Alcohol: Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Ballpoint pen: Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Blood: Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Butter: Treat with a solvent. OR Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Chewing gum: Treat with a solvent.
  • Chocolate: Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully. OR Treat with a solvent. OR Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Coffee: Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Cream: Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Fruit juice: Treat the stain with a generally available oxidative bleaching agent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Furniture polish: Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Ink: Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Lipstick: Treat with a solvent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Milk: Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Oil: Treat with a solvent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Tea: Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Urine: Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Wine: Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.