Leather car seat cleaning and repair product guide

Leather car seat cleaning and repair product guide

There are a plethora of leather products available to clean and repair auto leather.  Some of these can be great tools for car owners, but others contain harmful chemicals that will do more harm than [...]
How to prevent dirt and oil damage to vinyl boat seats

How to prevent dirt and oil damage to vinyl boat seats

If you own a boat and your seats have cushions, it is highly likely those cushions are made of vinyl. Vinyl is an ideal material for boat seats because it is not easily damaged by water and holds up w [...]
How to fix water damaged leather car seats

How to fix water damaged leather car seats

We’ve all done it—left our car windows open or our tops down in the rain. Good news is - a little bit of water, if cleaned up quickly, isn’t likely to hurt your leather. In fact, most car lea [...]
Fully-finished leather furniture and auto upholstery

Fully-finished leather furniture and auto upholstery

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 fr [...]
How to fix and prevent water damage to leather furniture upholstery

How to fix and prevent water damage to leather furniture upholstery

Water damage due to spills is not, typically, a major cause for concern with leather.  A little water won’t hurt leather at all, and most leather products have a protective layer that gives you eno [...]
Do not use olive oil to fix your leather!

Do not use olive oil to fix your leather!

With dry, dirty or scratched leather, you may find yourself scouring the internet for DIY treatments. Many articles cite olive oil as a cure-all for every leather ailment, from scratches to dryness to [...]
Why leather couches sag and how to prevent it

Why leather couches sag and how to prevent it

At some point or another, I’m sure you’ve seen a leather sofa with a big, sagging indention in the owner’s favorite spot.  Want to be sure your furniture never looks like that?  Here’s some [...]
Leather cleaning and repair products guide

Leather cleaning and repair products guide

Don't use products with acetone or alcohol to clean leather I can’t tell you how many jobs we have come in because people have tried do-it-yourself leather products that didn’t work out.  I h [...]
Used Leather Furniture Buying Guide

Used Leather Furniture Buying Guide

Because buying used furniture is both eco-friendly and thrifty, it’s a very IN thing to do right now.  Here are some tips to be sure you make good buying decisions when it comes to used leather! [...]
How to prevent cracked leather furniture

How to prevent cracked leather furniture

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 leathe [...]
How to prevent sun damage to leather upholstery

How to prevent sun damage to leather upholstery

Unfortunately, sun and leather don’t usually mix well. Too much sunlight will do one of two things (and possibly both) to leather furniture and other upholstery– fading and drying. Sun-damaged [...]
How to prevent and remove oil damage to leather furniture

How to prevent and remove oil damage to leather furniture

One of the worst things to eat on leather couches is buttered popcorn – yes, the all-time favorite movie snack. What a bummer.   Unfortunately, folks, leather is extremely porous by nature, a [...]

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