Leather Advice From the Pros

Ultimate Guide to Leather: Part 3 Most Expensive Leather Products

Posted: Jan 15, 2016Category: 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

Posted: Jan 13, 2016Category: 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

Posted: Jan 11, 2016Category: 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...]

(Video) How to Destroy a Leather Couch

Posted: Nov 13, 2014Category: Before and After, Common Leather Problems, Leather Advice From the Pros

Screen Shot 2016-06-20 at 11.50.44 AM If your leather couch has holes or scratches, we can help. Fibrenew specializes in the repair, restoration and renewal of leather, plastics, vinyl, fabric and upholstery.... [read more...]

Top 3 Reasons You Should Maintain Your Leather

Posted: Jul 29, 2013Category: Automotive::Franchise, Aviation::Franchise, Cars, boats and planes, Cleaning::Franchise, Commercial::Franchise, DIY, General, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros, Marine::Franchise, Residential::Franchise

old leather briefcase Cleaning your leather products can seem unnecessary when you already have a busy schedule. Who wants to spend time wiping down their sofa when they could be doing something fun? While it’s pretty normal to want to avoid cleaning, there are some important benefits that come from regular leather cleaning. We’ve broken down the top three for you in hopes that it will inspire you to keep cle... [read more...]

Learning about leather: not all leather is alike

Posted: Apr 22, 2013Category: General, Leather Advice From the Pros, Residential::Franchise

leather seats When considering adding to your leather collection, it’s important to know what you’re looking for. What type of leather is best suited to your needs? To assist in some of the research, we are showing you the pros and cons of the three main types of leather. Aniline Leather Aniline leather is considered the most natural looking leather. Some people refer to it as “naked leather” beca... [read more...]

Baby Wipes: Silent Killer of Leather

Posted: Apr 12, 2013Category: Cleaning::Franchise, DIY, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros, Residential::Franchise

baby wipes When caring for your leather products, it can be very tempting to use common household cleaning products. Lots of people gravitate towards products they already have around the house, like baby wipes or other types of cleaning wipes. While these seem like an excellent way to keep your leather looking clean, they are actually terrible for leather. Products like baby wipes contain chemicals t... [read more...]

Give Yourself the Gift of Leather

Posted: Dec 10, 2012Category: Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Are you thinking about replacing your furniture as a holiday gift to yourself this year? Here’s why you should make it leather: Durability. Leather furniture often comes with a higher price tag than other types of furniture such as cloth. Consider the increase in price as an investment. Leather is stronger and more resistant to tears and stains. Which means it will last longer and cost you le... [read more...]

Leather Repair in Time for the Holidays

Posted: Nov 26, 2012Category: General, Leather Advice From the Pros

couch The holiday season has arrived and this year it’s your turn to host the family. You got all the groceries to make your signature meal, cleaned the carpets, and got the sleeping arrangements all figured out. But what about that old leather couch? You know the one your dog got his claws into or the little ones spilled their milk on. No matter how dazzling you get the rest of the house with your fe... [read more...]

Common Misconceptions: How Much Damage is Too Much Damage to Repair on Furniture?

Posted: Aug 3, 2012Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

dog_ate_couch_arm_tl We've all had furniture we “just loved” until the dog peed on it or the cat scratch her lovely claws down the upholstery or little Johnny spilled his grape juice all over the cushion. When does the damage from every day life mean it's time to splurge on new furniture? Is it when the movers knock a leg or two off or when little Maggie cuts a hole in the back with her new scissor skills? Is all ... [read more...]