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Do not use window cleaner on leather upholstery

Do not use window cleaner on leather upholstery

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 [...]
Don’t use finger nail polish remover to remove marks on leather upholstery

Don’t use finger nail polish remover to remove marks on leather upholstery

It’s true that finger nail polish will remove marks on leather upholstery, but it also removes the dyes that are supposed to be on the leather, leaving a bleached out spot on your leather’s surfac [...]
Do not use disposable cleaning supplies or baby wipes on leather upholstery

Do not use disposable cleaning supplies or baby wipes on leather upholstery

Disposable cleaning supplies and baby wipes are so handy that people have started using them to clean everything, leather upholstery included.  I urge you not to use them because, though you may not [...]
Do not use shoe polish on leather upholstery

Do not use shoe polish on leather upholstery

It is a common mistake to use shoe polish on leather upholstery.  People try to use it on furniture and on their leather car seats, but it doesn’t work. The leather used in upholstery is tanned [...]
Old wives’ tales to repair leather furniture

Old wives’ tales to repair leather furniture

There are dozens and dozens of old wives’ tales on different household products that can be used to clean and repair leather.  Heed my advice – don’t use any of the following products on your l [...]
Leather furniture cleaning and repair product guide

Leather furniture cleaning and repair product guide

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. [...]
How to prevent sun damage to leather furniture

How to prevent sun damage to leather furniture

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 definite [...]
How to clean vinyl boat seats

How to clean vinyl boat seats

Vinyl is an incredibly durable material, and it holds up well to water exposure.  Because of its durability, the vast majority of cushioned boat seats are made of vinyl.  While vinyl is designed to [...]
How to clean mildew off your boat seats

How to clean mildew off your boat seats

Mildew is one of the most common problems with vinyl boat seats.  It often grows on seats when boats are covered because it thrives in warm, dark, damp places.  Mildew ends up smelling and looking b [...]
How to clean tree sap off your boat seats

How to clean tree sap off your boat seats

Tree sap is one of the most common causes of damage to vinyl boat seats.  It can get on vinyl seats while the boat is uncovered or if a small portion of the cover comes loose, exposing the vinyl. [...]
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 [...]

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