Benefits of cleaning leather Tag

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...]

Wives’ tales that can ruin the leather seats in your car: Video

Posted: Mar 20, 2012Category: Automotive::Franchise, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Do not use these products to fix leather You might read that you can use window cleaner, nail polish remover, magic sponges, cleaning wipes, hair spray, shoe polish and markers to fix your leather auto interior.  But, these products will damage your leather, and you should not use them. If you leave more questions in the comments, we’d be happy to answer them for you.  You can also find more information in our more in-depth po... [read more...]

How to put protection cream on your car’s leather seats: Video

Posted: Feb 7, 2012Category: Automotive::Franchise, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

How to clean your car seats After you clean your leather seats, you should use a protection cream to make them last longer and keep them looking good.  Here's how: If you have any more questions, take a look at our more in-depth post on cleaning and protecting leather seats.... [read more...]

How to keep your leather car seats from cracking: Video

Posted: Dec 27, 2011Category: Automotive::Franchise, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

This video addresses why leather car seats crack, how to keep them from cracking and how to get them fixed. For a more in-depth look at the topic, check out our blog post answering the same questions. If you have any more questions, please feel free to leave them in the comments!  We'd love to help!... [read more...]

How to make your leather seats last longer: Clean them. Here’s how.

Posted: Dec 20, 2011Category: Automotive::Franchise, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Leather auto seats tend to get worn out and old looking quickly if you don't clean them the right way.  This video will show you how to clean the leather seats in your car and make them last three times as long. If you have any questions, leave them in the comments.  We'd be happy to help!  You can also check out our more in-depth post on cleaning leather car seats.... [read more...]

How to keep auto interior looking new

Posted: Nov 21, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, Common Leather Problems, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Worn, Cracked Car Seat_before_FTP Eating fast food in your car is unavoidable on some busy days, and we’ve all had those, “Oh crap!” moments when fries went flying all over the car seat.  Although this isn’t unusual or uncommon, it’s probably not something you should brush off too lightly if you have leather seats. Grease and oil, even just the natural oils in your skin, can really add up and cause damage to your leathe... [read more...]

How to clean leather car and motorcycle seats

Posted: Oct 31, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Old Bike seat How often to clean car and motorcycle seats We recommend that you clean and protect your car and motorcycle seats 6-8 times a year, cleaning seats that get used frequently the most and those that often go untouched less frequently. Why you should clean your leather car and motorcycle seats Dirt and oil collect on seats easily.  You usually can’t see this fine layer of mess, but it acts as an... [read more...]

Old wives’ tales for repairing leather car seats

Posted: Oct 24, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, Common Leather Problems, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Shoe polish on couch I've seen people try every household product in the book to clean and repair their leather auto interior, and there are 8 products I see that cause major problems for people on a regular basis.  I don’t recommend using any of the following on your auto leather: Olive oil Shoe polish Beeswax Hair spray Markers Window cleaner Finger nail polish remover Disposable cleaning suppl... [read more...]

Do not use hair spray to fix leather upholstery

Posted: Oct 17, 2011Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

No acetone or alcohol Hair spray has always been a favorite fix-all by old wives’ tale believers.  Hair spray has been hailed as a solution for stain removal, stopping runs in tights and is now being used to remove stains from leather furniture. While many of the ladies here at Fibrenew do insist that it works wonders on stocking runs, we are all 100 percent in agreement that you should NEVER try using it on leat... [read more...]

Leather furniture cleaning and repair product guide

Posted: Aug 22, 2011Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Leather cleaner someone bought online When it comes to repairing and caring for leather furniture, there are hundreds of options.  Furniture stores and online retailers offer up products that do everything from cleaning to dying leather.  However, you should proceed with extreme caution when you use these DIY products on your furniture.  I’ve heard and seen the effects of horror stories where these products ruined people’s leat... [read more...]