Furniture Cleaner

Clean upholstered furniture in plant or on customer's premises.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Furniture Cleaners do?

Cleans upholstered furniture in plant or on customer’s premises, using vacuum cleaner, brush, sponge, drycleaning fluids, or detergent solutions: Cleans loose dust and dirt from furniture, using vacuum cleaner. Applies cleaning solutions selected according to stains and pats or rubs stained areas with brush or sponge to remove stains. Scrubs upholstery with brush and drycleaning solvents or detergent solutions and water to clean upholstery. Rubs leather or plastic surfaces with oiled cloth and buffs with cloth or hand buffer to restore softness and luster. May spray upholstery, using spray gun and solutions such as stain repellent or plastic fluid which reduces soil collection. May polish wooden parts of furniture.

Should I be a Furniture Cleaner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Dry Cleaner, Furniture, Hand, Furniture Servicer, Furniture Shampooer

    How to become a Furniture Cleaner

    Furniture Cleaners generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Furniture Cleaner-related education!
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