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How to clean leather furniture

How to clean leather furniture

Leather furniture is one of the most demanding - you need to choose the right detergents (e.g. pastes or powders or sprays) to care for it. To keep them looking beautiful for many years, it is also worth taking care not to expose them too much to excessive sunlight. When planning the cleaning of leather furniture, it is good to pay attention to several aspects.

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Caring for natural or eco-leather furniture allows you to preserve its beauty for many years. When looking for the right way to clean or renew them, pay attention to several points. It is best to buy cleaning products without alcohol or paraffin in their composition. Such detergents can damage natural leather furniture during cleaning.

The leather furniture care products, such as Gloss Sofa, that you choose to clean your leather furniture should have the appropriate approvals and certificates. This will ensure that your leather furniture will be well cared for and will not be damaged during cleaning. When applying a foam or spray cleaner, it is best to apply a small amount to a soft cloth or sponge.

Leather furniture care products

It is worth planning when cleaning leather furniture, as different types of leather require different cleaning products. Some of the best and most popular furniture cleaners include:

  • leather polish - this penetrates deep into the structure of the furniture and restores its natural appearance and additionally moisturises and shines it,
  • a special cloth soaked in a gentle cleanser is ideal for removing stains regularly, e.g. fingerprints or food stains,
  • liquid - is a universal cleaner for grain leather, varnished leather and smooth leather,
  • lotion - may have wax in its composition, thanks to which it refreshes the colour, makes the leather more flexible and resistant to mechanical damage,
  • soap with moisturising properties to remove dirt and prevent cracking.

Each of the above-mentioned leather care products must be properly selected for the type of leather.

How do you clean leather furniture? Learn about home methods

Restoring furniture, including a London or Cool sofa, on your own can be a challenge. When looking for homemade ways to clean leather furniture, it's worth remembering that it can be done either dry or wet.  When dry cleaning leather furniture, it is a good idea to use the nozzle of a hoover with a soft bristle brush.

Home methods for dry cleaning leather furniture are:

  1. Hoover. This will remove dust, crumbs and other small dirt from your furniture.
  2. Dust broom. Cleaning leather furniture, such as Gloss or Gem sofas, with it allows you to remove dust quickly and safely.
  3. Microfibre cloth. Allows dust or hair or crumbs to be removed very quickly.

Other ways of restoring leather furniture include wet cleaning. For cleaning, choose a suitable cleaning agent or prepare water with soap or washing up liquid. In addition, leather furniture can also be cleaned with:

  • with egg white beaten to a stiff foam,
  • pencil eraser,
  • olive oil and vinegar.

How to clean eco-leather?

It is best to clean eco-leather furniture every 2-3 weeks and impregnate it every month or two. It is best to clean eco-leather with a soft cloth soaked in a special preparation for impregnating leather.  Care of eco-leather furniture allows to maintain its natural appearance and protect it against mechanical damage.

Step-by-step care of coloured leather furniture

Cleaning coloured leather furniture, just like black or brown leather, has a few rules. By following them, you will be sure that your furniture will maintain a beautiful and natural look for years.

Rules for caring for leather furniture

  1. Apply the cleaner from seam to seam over a large area.
  2. Cleaning in gentle circular motions without applying detergent directly to the material.
  3. Removal of dirt on a regular basis with a dry and soft cloth.
  4. Carrying out maintenance with specialised preparations two or four times a year.
  5. Do not use products with alcohol.
  6. Re-use the furniture after the cleaning product has dried completely.