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Fabric Cleaning Codes

In most cases you will only run across two or three of these codes for upholstery cleaning codes, but here are all that are used.

F

Dry clean using petroleum solvents or fluorocarbon only. Excessive water-based or detergent-based might cause excessive shrinkage. Water stains might become permanent. Frequently brush or vacuum to prevent buildup.

P

Dry clean using solvents. Excessive water-based or detergent-based might cause excessive shrinkage. Water stains might become permanent. Frequently brush or vacuum to prevent build up.

S

Clean with pure solvents that are petroleum distillate-based products. Excessive water-based or detergent-based might cause excessive shrinkage. Water stains might become permanent. Frequently brush or vacuum to prevent buildup.

SW

Clean with water-based cleaning agents, foam or pure solvents that are petroleum-based. Frequently brush or vacuum to prevent buildup.

W

Clean with water-based cleaning agents, foam or pure solvents that are petroleum-based. Frequently brush or vacuum to prevent buildup.

WS

Clean water based stains with water based cleaning agents. For oil based stains use a solvent cleaners.

WW

Use water-based agents only. Do not use solvents. Gently remove stains by blotting or hand washing. Do not use excessive brushing or rubbing.

X

Clean by lightly brushing and vacuuming only to remove dust and particles buildup.