Author Topic: Cushion cleaning  (Read 240 times)

Offline Mike Howell

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Cushion cleaning
« on: May 28, 2017, 05:40:15 PM »
Anyone remove the cabin cushions and wash them in a machine?

I left the ports open and it rained......a lot. I removed the covers so the foam would dry faster and more completely. The fabric is still in good shape (2002) and no stains or tears. Since the covers are off the foam, I thought it would be a good idea to machinewash them.
Has anyone washed theirs? Anyone recommend against it?

Thanks.
Mike

Offline relamb

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Re: Cushion cleaning
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2017, 05:59:11 PM »
I borrowed my son's Bissell little green machine spot cleaner ($89)  to do my CP27 cushions.  It worked so well I decided to buy my own, a higher end model was on sale. https://www.bissell.com/spotclean-pro-portable-carpet-cleaner-3624.
Works great on the boat cushions, but now I can also do the carpet in the car, sofa pillows, etc etc.  Couldn't resist, had to go on a cleaning spree once I got it!
Rick

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Offline oceanroadus

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Re: Cushion cleaning
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2017, 06:19:24 PM »
Hey Mike, you could probably get a nice clean by just soaking them in a bucket or tub in good quality laundry detergent overnight and rinsing with a hose next day. New detergents work very well and you wont risk tearing the zippers.  Simple green is good too lemon scented is available.  Otherwise I would only use delicates setting which has low agitation.
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