How To Care For Your Leather Furniture
Leather is the most durable fabric used for furniture today.
Although leather is so resistant to harm, it is always wise to
take precautions when taking care of you're furniture in order
to ensure it always looks great. Where you decide to place your
furniture is very important if you want it to last a long time.
Leather should not be placed within two feet of any direct heat
source, including fireplaces, radiators or heating vents. Direct
sunlight should also be avoided, because over many years the
leather will begin to dry out and fade.
It would also be wise to place your leather furniture in a place
where many people will not be constantly rubbing against it
causing irreversible marks. Most marks can be removed with
leather conditioners, but over time there will probably be wear
and tear that you cannot fix. Cleaning your leather is also very
important for keeping it young and beautiful. Each week you
should dust it by rubbing it down with a cloth. This keeps the
leathers pores free of any dust particles. If someone happens to
spill food on your leather you should wipe it up immediately
with a wet cloth and liquid hand soap. More serious spills such
as blood, urine, grease, wax or ink should be removed using a
leather cleaner immediately after the spill occurs. When you
first buy your leather, you should apply a protector to ensure
years of beautiful furniture. After this you should be cleaning
your leather thoroughly four times a year. You should be using a
professional leather cleaner and then seal it again with the
If you follow these simple instructions, you should be fully
rewarded and satisfied with your leather purchase.