cleaning white cushion chairs

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Old 12-29-18, 09:59 AM
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cleaning white cushion chairs

So I have white cushion chairs in my dining room and there's some stains on them. I used cleaning product on the top of one and it created a sort of 'border' stain where you could see where the spray happened versus the rest of the chair. One of the attached pictures shows it.
My thinking is to do a full all out cleaning on the whole chair- as in get a bucket and brush, fill said bucket with cleaning solution and then paint it over the white cushion fabric from top to bottom.
Here's the question, assuming it's a good idea, what cleaning solution should I have in the bucket? Would hot water and say half a cup of bleach do?

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Old 12-29-18, 10:27 AM
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The biggest thing to remember when cleaning stains is that they need to be blotted. The stain and the cleaning solution needs to be drawn out of the material. I wouldn't recommend bleach.

Typically a small amount of white vinegar and a spoonful of dish soap in a spray bottle with warm water make a good cleaner. Woolite makes a good furniture cleaner and there are similar ones.
 
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Old 12-29-18, 10:56 AM
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Yeah, either get an upholstery cleaner in a can or spray bottle or you can buy small, handheld cleaners (much like carpet cleaners that you rent), made for upholstery or small carpet stains.
You can also have a pro come in and do it for you.
Water in a bucket with bleach would be a no-no.
 
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