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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...]

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...]

Why leather car and motorcycle seats crack

Posted: Nov 14, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, Common Leather Problems, Leather Advice From the Pros

Worn, Cracked Car Seat_before_FTP Most car interior leather and motorcycle seats are fully finished, and there are a couple of reasons why it cracks. Cracking usually occurs when the protective coating on fully finished leather is worn down or when there has been a manufacturer problem. 1. Body oil and dirt can cause leather to crack - It is very easy for dirt and oils to collect on the surface of leather.  Together, these... [read more...]

How to prevent sun damage to leather furniture

Posted: Aug 15, 2011Category: Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Couch faded by the sun Leather furniture and upholstery will inevitably face some wear and tear throughout its life, and there are many types of damage you can’t avoid. However, sun damage is one problem that can definitely be prevented. Too much sunlight and heat will fade and/or dry out your leather. Faded Leather Fading is commonly seen in semi-aniline and aniline leathers, and it is less common in fully-fini... [read more...]

How to prevent cracked leather furniture

Posted: Feb 8, 2011Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, Leather Advice From the Pros

Close shot of cracked leather To be totally honest, if aniline or semi-aniline upholstery leather cracks, it’s often too far gone to be worth repairing. Now, this is not always the case, but when these leathers crack, it’s usually the result of problems that have been neglected or unnoticed for a long, long time. Fully-finished leather is different, though. Check out another of our blog posts for explanations of the mo... [read more...]

DIY Tips: How to fix scratches in leather furniture

Posted: Jan 10, 2011Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Scratch hair dryer One of the most common problems with leather furniture is scratching. Fortunately, surface scratches on leather are pretty easy to take care of. What you need to know: Most leather furniture is made of fully-finished leather that does not scratch easily.  It has a surface coating that prevents the type of minor surface scratches that are so often a problem on less durable types of leather, ... [read more...]