How to Clean a La-Z-Boy Recliner With Microfiber Suede Fabric

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Things You'll Need

  • Microfiber cleaner

  • Soft cloth

  • Stiff bristle brush

Microfiber is designed to have the softness and suppleness of suede, but the durability of ordinary fabric. Microfiber is also designed to repel stains and spills, making it a popular choice for furniture makers such as La-Z Boy. Even though microfiber is more versatile and durable than actual suede, it still requires proper care. If you spill something on your La-Z Boy microfiber recliner, you should clean it as soon as possible. You also should clean the microfiber chair as part of your normal housekeeping duties.


Step 1

Read the tag attached to your La-Z Boy microfiber recliner. The tag includes important care and cleaning instructions, and you should familiarize yourself with them before you begin. Look at the tag to determine if it is OK to use water on the fiber. Some microfiber recliners are water-safe, while others are not. Using water on a non water-safe recliner could permanently damage the fabric.

Step 2

Vacuum the microfiber La-Z Boy recliner carefully, using the soft brush attachment on your cleaner. Remove any visible dust and dirt with the vacuum.

Step 3

Mix a few drops of a mild detergent with water if your La-Z Boy microfiber recliner is water-safe. Soak a soft cloth or sponge in the mixture and wring it out until it is only damp. Wash the soiled section slowly, bringing the stain to the surface as you go.


Step 4

Dry the area thoroughly with a hair dryer set on the cool setting. Never apply heat to your La-Z Boy microfiber recliner. Buff the spot you cleaned with a brush to restore the texture of the fabric.

Step 5

Use a dry detergent or a microfiber cleaner if your La-Z Boy recliner is not water safe. Use a brush to work the cleaner into the fabric, then vacuum it away with the brush attachment on your cleaner.



Bonnie Conrad

Based in Pennsylvania, Bonnie Conrad has been working as a professional freelance writer since 2003. Her work can be seen on Credit Factor, Constant Content and a number of other websites. Conrad also works full-time as a computer technician and loves to write about a number of technician topics. She studied computer technology and business administration at Harrisburg Area Community College.