(Video) How to Destroy (and Restore) a Leather Couch

Category: Leather Advice From the Pros

How to destroy a leather couch Fibrenew's leather repair technicians can come to your home or business to restore holes, rips, stains, fades, scratches, pet damage, cigarette burns and more on your leather couch, leather chair or leather sofa. We have over 230 expert technicians ready to help! Get a quote! Find a location near you today! ... [read more...]

Ultimate Guide to Leather: Part 3 Most Expensive Leather Products

Category: Leather Advice From the Pros

guide-to-leather3-thumb Part 3 of 3 in the mini blog series. Ever wonder what the most expensive leather products are? From a $1.8 million dollar leather jacket to a $10,000 pair of shoes, here they are! Image and info source: http://leatherclubchairs.com/... [read more...]

Ultimate Guide to Leather: Part 2 Leather Product by Animal and Product Breakdown

Category: Leather Advice From the Pros

guide-to-leather2-thumb In this post we examine leather products by animal and as well as a breakdown of applications for leather products. Image and info source: http://leatherclubchairs.com/... [read more...]

Ultimate Guide to Leather: Part 1 Animal Sources for Leather

Category: Leather Advice From the Pros

guide-to-leather1-thumb In this 3 part blog mini series, we'll look at where leather is sourced - from cow hide to ostrich to crocodile, where leather used most - from furniture, to shoes to purses and finally what some of the most expensive leather products are in the world. Image and info source: http://leatherclubchairs.com/... [read more...]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Fibrenew!

Category: General

Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 3.13.57 PM Wishing you and yours all the very best this holiday season!... [read more...]

Found in an Attic: Firsthand Accounts of World War II Experiences

Category: Franchisee Stories

gorrell3 Ken Gorrell of Fibrenew Lakes Region, grew up in an old New England farmhouse that has been in his family for generations. As a child, he would spend hours combing through the attic in search of lost treasures, convinced that there had to be an old coin, a map or other valuable trinkets waiting to be found. What he ended up discovering was an original manuscript of his grandfather's cousin and ... [read more...]

Fibrenew: One of the Original ‘Green’ Companies

Category: General

EDA_040714 Long before the marketing departments of many large corporations touted their green nature, Fibrenew was playing its part to help save the environment. The mobile service company, which was founded in 1987, specializes in restoring damaged leather, plastic and vinyl. The company's service helps save thousands of items from ending up in landfills each year. "It's win win." says the company's CEO... [read more...]

Welcome to our Newest Franchisees

Category: Franchisee Stories

Fibrenew Leather Repair Franchisees Congratulations to our latest graduating class and newest franchisees! Welcome to the family! From left to right: Robert Ickes (Corpus Christi, TX), Dana and Theresa Davis (Folsom, CA) and Tim Burick (Greenville, NC) ... [read more...]

Rocket Scientist Turned Franchisee

Category: Franchisee Stories

Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 11.01.13 AM Fibrenew franchisees come from many walks of life. Past careers titles include everything from bankers, teachers, corporate managers, salespeople, engineers, software developers, manufacturing specialists, accountants, tradespeople and.......rocket scientists, yes! Check out Making Money magazine's feature article on Alex Baker of Fibrenew Marin-Sonoma and his background as an aerospace engineer b... [read more...]

Automakers wooing car buyers with affordable leather luxury

Category: Automotive::Franchise, Cars, boats and planes, General

Volkswagen-Tiguan-2011 There’s nothing like getting behind the wheel of a car, shifting into gear and heading for the open road cradled in the warm embrace of leather seats with the breeze blowing through your hair. Though cheaper knockoffs had their day, leather is making a huge comeback in the world of car interiors. It fell out of fashion for a while with the advent of leatherette, a cheaper, more durable imita... [read more...]