LEATHER CARE

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Different types of leathers may require specific cleaning techniques.  The following are general care guidelines for most leathers.
 
bulletUnder normal usage/conditions regular dusting and vacuum cleaning in crevices or bottoms is all that is necessary to clean your furniture.
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The use of a good leather conditioner is recommended every 6-12 months.
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For minor spots and spills, wipe up any excess liquid immediately with a clean absorbent cloth or sponge.
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If necessary, use a lightly moistened soft cloth with clean lukewarm water and let air dry naturally. If water is used, clean the entire area where the spot occurred. Do not use soap or soak the stain heavily with water. This may cause more damage than the stain itself
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If the stain persists, it is recommended that the leather be cleaned by a professional leather specialist to avoid any potential damage to the leather.
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For butter, oil, or grease wipe off excess with a clean dry cloth, and then leave alone as the spot should dissipate into the leather after a short period of time.
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Do not use saddle soap, cleaning solvents, furniture polish, oils, varnish, abrasive cleaners, detergent soaps or ammonia water.
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Protect your furniture from sun and direct light like any upholstery material. It can fade to some degree if exposed to the sun.
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These are recommended or suggested methods of cleaning. Always try any cleaning method in a hidden area first to convince yourself of the results.
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For minor or slight scratches on the surface, use a chamois or clean fingers to gently buff the scratch. If needed, moisten lightly with distilled water to work scratches out.
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Remember that leather is a natural product and requires some care to maintain the natural beauty of the hide.

 
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