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Top 3 Reasons You Should Maintain Your Leather

Top 3 Reasons You Should Maintain Your Leather

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 pre [...]
How to keep your boat’s interior in cruising condition

How to keep your boat’s interior in cruising condition

As the temperatures climb higher, boat lovers everywhere will be returning to the water every chance they get. Taking your boat out after a long, cold winter can be extremely refreshing, especially if [...]
Sun damaged car and motorcycle seats

Sun damaged car and motorcycle seats

You may notice that, over time, your soft leather car or motorcycle seats become dry or faded. Many people attribute this to wear and tear, but it is actually caused by heat and light from the sun. Be [...]
Old wives’ tales for repairing leather car seats

Old wives’ tales for repairing leather car seats

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 d [...]
Do not use hair spray to fix leather upholstery

Do not use hair spray to fix leather upholstery

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 stai [...]
Do not use markers to fill in spots on your leather upholstery

Do not use markers to fill in spots on your leather upholstery

The business of dying leather is a tricky one, and you really can’t replicate it with any marker.  People come to us all the time asking us to fix problems they’ve created trying to fix a bleache [...]
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 [...]
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 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. [...]

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