Do not know how to clean your bean bag chair? To increase its life span, maintain its quality and to get rid of germs in it, you have to take care of it and clean it regularly. This is so easy to do as people these days also could wash their dishwashers themselves, so clean a bean bag chair is easier than this. Before continue to the cleaning of a bean bag chair, let us learn that what is a bean bag chair made of?
What is a Bean Bag Chair?
A bean bag chair is like an anatomic chair that is filled with polyester beads. You can shape this chair as you require. It is portable as you can shift it in any room you want with you. A bean bag chair fashion ups a room. Whether it’s a sitting room, bedroom or study room, it is suitable for all of them. One can also put it in the place as the decoration. Plus, it provides extra comfy seating.
Now let us come to the main topic of our article for cleansing the bean bag.
Cleaning Bean Bag Chair
If you have kids and pets in your house, then you are already familiar with germs. To clean your house from germs, one should regularly clean his/her home. Many people clean their houses on the standard surface but overlooked the smaller places or items like a bean bag chair. You may not know about this, but these chairs can carry germs. So let see how you can wash them.
Before washing the bean bag chair, you must know the type of cloth of its cover. It can be made of cotton, vinyl, suede, velvet, plush or leather. These all need different methods to clean. We have discussed all of them below.
· Cotton cover
If you have a bean bag chair that has a removable cover of cotton, then it is easy to wash. How? You can remove it and separate it from the bean bag. Then wash it in the washing machine. No, it will not ruin the cloth. You can use the usual detergent powder to clean it in the machine. No special soap is required.
After washing, do not dry it in the dry cleaner but let it air dry. Drying it in a dryer can shrink the cloth even the one made of cotton.
· Vinyl Cover
If you have the vinyl cover of the bean bag chair, then you cannot wash it in the washing machine as it can make holes in it. Instead, you have to hand washed it with soap and warm water. Mix them both in a bowl and with a scrubber, take the mixture and scrub the cover slightly. You do not want to scrub hard as it can ruin the color of the cover. It could be done like scrubbing the slime from the carpet.
After cleaning all its sides, try to hang the cover on a wire but do not put it in the direct sunlight. Direct sunlight can fade the color.
· Suede Cover
Bean bag chair cover made of suede is easiest to clean. You just have to buy a suede eraser. You can also use a terry cloth or a metal suede brush to clean the chair. The method is that you wipe it with an eraser or cloth after seven to ten days.
If you want to be more protective about it, then buy a suede protecting spray. Spraying it on the cover will save it from all the liquids and even stains.
· Velvet Cover
If you take care of them regularly, Velvet cover is as easy to clean as suede cover. If by accident you spill any liquid or stain, you can remove it with the mixture of warm water and soap. Damp a piece of cloth in the mixture and rub it on the stain in the circular motion. Let it dry with the natural way or if you want to dry it quickly, use a hairdryer to dry the wet area.
Can I Wash a Bean Bag with Beans in it?
Many of you may think that it is not possible or inappropriate to wash the bean bag but let me tell you that it is promising and necessary. For washing it, you do not need hardworking as you wash it in the washing machine. Follow the below steps to wash the bean bag with beans.
- Remove the cover.
- Put the sack of beans into the washing machine.
- Lay down a sheet in the direct sunlight.
- After washing it, take out the polyester beans from the sack and spread them on the sheet and let them dry.
How to toss beans of bean bag chair back?
After washing and drying the beans, it is time to put the beans back in the sack. You can put the beans one by one back into the sack, but it is very time-consuming. Another method of putting back the beans is by using a vacuum cleaner. A bagless vacuum cleaner can be beneficial here. Collect all the beans with it and empty the jar in the sack.
What To Do if Dog peed on a bean bag?
If your pet has peed on the bean bag chair, then we have bad news for you. Yes, it can be cleaned, but you have to wash it thoroughly. If you are thinking about just cleaning the cover, then it will not help as you cannot get rid of the smell of it. For cleaning it thoroughly, read the above article, and you will know how to do it.
Clean Child Bean Bag Chair
If your kids use the bean bag chair very much, then you want it to clean regularly to get rid of germs and dust. There are two ways from which you can save your kids from a dirty bean bag chair. You can use a damp cloth to clean it regularly or a vacuum cleaner to get rid of all the dust and crumbs. Both ways are useful for cleaning a plush bean bag chair. You could also add these bean bags to your room like other gadgets in the room.
Can you wash Big Joe bean bag?
Yes, you can clean easily clean the big joe bag. First, remove the cover and clean it separately. If you want to wash the beans too then, you can use the washing machine or it.
How to wash bean bag toys?
You can wash them in the washing machine.
How to wash a bean bag pillow?
Remove its cover first. If the pillow is small and can be fit in the washing machine then good, if it does not fit, take a huge bucket in which the pillow can be fit. Fill the bucket with water and soap and leave the pillow in it for 12 hours maximum. Take it out and put it in the sunlight to dry it.
What is the easy way to clean the bean bag chair?
First, remove the cover and clean it separately. Wash the sack of beans in the washing machine. Take out the entire bean from the bag and put it in the direct sunlight to let them dry.
How do you clean a bean bag chair cover?
There are different kinds of cloth used for different bean bag chair. You can wash the cotton cover in the washing machine but the other types like velvet, suede, and vinyl, you have to wash them with hands.
Can we clean the foam bean bag chair?
Yes, you can easily wash the foam of a bean bag chair in the washing machine. You have to wash them with their sack. Do not put them out to wash them.
How to clean pottery barn’s bean bag chair?
Just like other bean bag chairs, you can clean the pottery barn’s bean bag in the washing machine.