Best Way to Clean Decorative Pillows

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The best way to clean decorative pillows is by removing the cases and placing them in the washing machine. Use a spot remover to clean decorative pillows that have non-removable cases with help from a professional house cleaner in this free video on... View Video Transcript

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Rachel Yatuzis

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Hi, I'm Rachel Yatuzis, and I'm going to show you how to clean decorative pillows. If you're lucky or smart, you bought the decorative pillows with the removable case. You can just throw them in the washing machine and you only have to do it, I'd say, once a month. You know, it depends on how often you use them. If you have pillows that you cannot remove the pillowcase on top, you can use a spot cleaner if it gets stains on it, just like you would any item of clothing. Just spray it with the stain remover, let it sit for about 10 to 15 minutes, and run it through the wash. A pillow like this has a little more durable fabric, and you may be able to just scrub it clean with a good spot remover. Just spray it with the spot remover and scrub it really well with a sponge or something like that, and then spray it with water to rinse the stain remover out. If you do this, your pillows should last a lot longer than you expected. Some pillows, you can throw in the washing machine. Just use your own judgment. If you do put them in the washing machine, when you dry them, throw them in the dryer with tennis balls and towels. This will help keep them fluffy and make them look brand-new. If you don't feel like doing that, you can actually make your own new pillowcase or go buy a new pillowcase for your pillows. I'm Rachel Yatuzis, and that is how you clean decorative pillows.