The microfiber fabric is made of stain-resistant polyester with a soft velvety texture and fixed and fresh colors. Such a fabric can be woven or knit, but the tightly woven microfiber is your perfect choice, especially if you have kids who can spill liquids over the sofa.
If you don’t love the smooth and soft texture of microfiber or the static feel it creates, you can get a micro-suede upholstered sofa, as it has raised textures similar to that’s of the natural suede with water and stain-resistant features. You will need just to clean up the liquids before soaking into the filling of the sofa to avoid stain.
If you spend most of your time in the living room accompanied with your kids and\or your pets, the dark colored microfiber sofa will be your best friend, as its tight weaves tolerate the pet claws and its dark color can hide the food spots after removing them.
Along with such advantages of your microfiber sofa, you have to deal with the static lint between the sofa and the natural fabrics you wear, as you may feel that you stick to the sofa or even your clothes stick to your body. If your light colored microfiber sofa has swirl marks, it will look stained even if it is stain resistant. If you have kids, you can forget such disadvantages and purchase the sofa comfortably.
To keep the fresh and clean look of your microfiber sofa, you should use a vacuum or a soft brush once a day or a week to remove dust and dishwashing liquids to remove the ink or food spots. Just read the fabric instructions and make sure that your sofa has a water-resistant microfiber. If the cushions of your microfiber sofa are removable, you will just wash them periodically to keep their fresh look all the time.