How to Clean Bar Stools

Knowing how to keep your bar stools clean will help them last a long time and maintain their value. Depending on the type of material that your stool is made of, there are specific ways to keep them clean. Be sure to research what will work best, so that your stools retain their quality for years to come. This is incredibly important, as the wrong cleaner might prove disastrous.
Metal bar stool

  1. Chrome– think 1970’s super shiny finish. To keep that shiny look alive, your stool will require regular cleaning. A simple wipe off every day will do the trick. Plain water or soapy water works fine. Beware of corrosion- damage via water. Daily wiping can prevent this. If you do experience any rusting, try wiping spots away with alcohol or vinegar.
  2. Suede– Suede is a prime target for hard to remove stains. It’s easily stained, even by water. Soon after you buy something suede, use a waterproofing spray to add a protective seal to the fabric. Never apply heat to a stain, as it might shrink or distort the fabric. If the stain is still wet, use a blotting method to remove any spills.
  3. plastic bar stool

  4. Leather– Always use “leather cleaner” to clean a leather chair. Water will ruin it- you don’t want that! Simply follow the directions and enjoy your beautiful leather chairs for years.
  5. Plastic– the easiest material to care for! A simple mixture of soap and water will remove any grime, though be sure to use a soft cloth or sponge. Anything more abrasive can damage the surface of your stool.
  6. Wood– Dusting is a good way to prevent small particles from embedding themselves into the grains of your chair. For any messes, mild soap and water will do the trick.
  7. Metal– Again, mild soap and water will keep your metal chairs looking new.
  8. Upholstered– Rather than soap, use laundry detergent to clean up any spills. Since fabric is more absorbent, you’ll have to act fast to prevent stains. Letting your soap soak on the spot will often act to pull out deep stains from the fabric.