The four most common cleaning codes found on fabric furniture are W, S, WS, and X. Simply put this means Wet, Solvent, Wet/Solvent, or Vacuum only. Wet (W) cleaning means the use of steam cleaning or hot water extraction are acceptable means of cleaning your furniture.What is WS cleaning code?
W – The “w” cleaning code indicates that it is necessary to use a water-based cleaner or upholstery shampoo. Because these products are constructed from water, it is important that you avoid over wetting the fabric while cleaning. S – An “s” code refers to a solvent cleaner or a water-free dry cleaning product.What is a cleaning code W?
“W”—Code W stands for ‘Water based cleaner’ and these are the easiest fabrics to clean. This is not the same as being machine washable, however. This code means that you can spot clean your fabric with a water-based shampoo or foam upholstery cleaner.