Theoretically, you could stuff loose fiber into the cushion cover, but the couch cushions will look lumpy & uneven, and could easily be even less comfortable than they are currently.
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Keeping your furniture clean and well maintained can help it last longer. Different types of fabrics and stains may need to be treated and cleaned in very different ways.
High quality leather requires periodic cleaning and conditioning to maintain its best appearance and soft texture over time.
Removing cushion covers for cleaning can be a costly mistake. Hot water or dryers can shrink fabrics. Most covers are not easy to replace after washing. Professional assistance may be required.
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- How do I clean a microfiber sofa?
- Can I wash my cushion covers in my washing machine?
- How important are fabric cleaning codes?
- Should I get fabric protection with my new sofa?
- Which fabrics are stainproof & need the least cleaning ?
- How often do I need to clean and condition real leather?
- How do I get a red wine stain out of my sofa cushion?
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