fully-finished leather Tag

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...]

Do not use window cleaner on leather upholstery

Posted: Oct 3, 2011Category: Common Leather Problems, DIY, General, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Discolored footrest from household cleaner Most people, myself included, think of window cleaner as being one of the mildest of all cleaners.  People consider it to be so mild they could use it on almost anything.  Unfortunately, you really cannot use window cleaner on leather upholstery because almost all of it contains alcohol. Alcohol will damage the surface of your leather, especially breaking down the protective top coat on fully... [read more...]

Fully-finished leather furniture and auto upholstery

Posted: Jun 14, 2011Category: Cars, boats and planes, Home and Office, Leather Advice From the Pros

Fully-Finished Leather Couch There are many types of leather, and leather jargon can be very overwhelming to people trying to figure out what kind of leather they have and want to buy. What makes one type of leather different from another? Leather is often sorted by the type of finish it has.  The three main types of upholstery leather finish are fully-finished, aniline and semi-aniline.  All of these terms are indicative... [read more...]