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Never clean an upholstered piece without first consulting the fabric-care tag (generally found under a seat cushion). It’s fine to use water-based cleaners on furniture with a Code W tag. Code S pieces need to be spot-cleaned with a mild water-free solvent, while Code X upholstery can only be (carefully!) vacuumed.
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