Cleaning and Care of Vinyl

Faux Leather Booth Seating

When it comes to frequently asked questions, “how to clean vinyl” ranks in our top 10.  Improper cleaning, using certain cleaning agents, and failing to replenish the oils can all lead to unnecessary damage over time. When you follow these quick and easy cleaning tips, you will ensure that your SIMS Seating investment will bring you long-term gains! 


For Light Soiling on Vinyl:

Test a small area first
Use a mild liquid soap with warm water
Rinse well
If necessary: use a small brush

For Heavy Soiling & Difficult Stains:

Follow the manufacturer’s instructions
Test a small area first
Use a weak solution of bleach and water – not more than 10% bleach
Allow the solution to sit for a few minutes
Rub gently and rinse well


NOTE: Replenish the oils and protect the vinyl using furniture polish.  This is the step where most mistakes are made.  Remembering this important step will keep your vinyl seating from drying out and cracking over the years.

For more detailed instructions and tips on cleaning your vinyl seating — contact us