Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Fibrenew!

Posted: Dec 21, 2015Category: General

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

Fibrenew: One of the Original ‘Green’ Companies

Posted: Oct 7, 2015Category: 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...]

Automakers wooing car buyers with affordable leather luxury

Posted: Oct 10, 2013Category: 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...]

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...]

The amazing variations of leather

Posted: Apr 9, 2013Category: Cleaning::Franchise, General

FN blog motorcycle image Leather is a material we see all the time; on furniture, in clothing stores and even on accessories. When it comes to accessorizing with leather, there are a ton of great options for everyone out there. Here are some great ways we have seen leather used recently. The leather jacket: Since the days of James Dean and beyond, the leather jacket has become a fashion staple. Whether it is in tradi... [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...]

How to Keep “The Chair” in the House Longer

Posted: Sep 3, 2012Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, General

For general cleaning and preservation of leather, you need to use a good quality water-based leather cleaner. You should NEVER use anything containing oils, waxes or silicone. (Most 'conditioners' contain waxes or oils and furniture polish contains silicone) . DO NOT use mink oil. A bottle of good quality leather cleaner should do your furniture 1-2 times. Baby wipes are the worst thing you can... [read more...]

25 Ways To Destroy A Couch

Posted: Apr 3, 2012Category: General

2 Repairing furniture for as many years as we have exposes us to a lot of "creative" methods in which couches can be destroyed.  Our leather repair experts have seen it all and them some. To lighten up your week, we thought we'd share our top 25 ways a couch can be destroyed. Keep in mind, not all of these are repairable and don't try any at home, but even for some of these complete couch destroy... [read more...]

How to keep the sun from damaging your car’s leather seats: Video

Posted: Feb 21, 2012Category: Automotive::Franchise, DIY, General, Leather Advice From the Pros

Keep your leather auto interior from getting faded The sun and heat make leather car seats fade and dry, and sometimes it even makes them crack.  Here are our tips on how to protect them. If you leave more questions in the comments, we’d be happy to answer them for you.  You can also find more information any of the following places:!/Fibrenew_Intl [read more...]