How long will it take to dry steam cleaned couch? By Fresh Upholstery April 25, 2018 Usually it takes 2-3 hours to completely dry the cleaned couch. We use friendlily chemicals for the upholstery steam cleaning. Fresh Upholstery Fresh upholstery is a Australia's leading and number 1 company. We offer same day Couch cleaning, sofa cleaning, dining chair cleaning Services.