Advice on the care of leather
To most people "leather" is just "leather", there is no differance between the leather used for a jacket, a suite or a car seat.
But there is, thickness is the first obvious difference which effects the flexiblity, leather seating used to be made of thick, hard leathers, But now seating manufacturers are using thinner leathers to give that softer more sumptuios luxury feeling to their seats.
A car seat has to withstand vast differences in temperature, the same seat has to perform well for many years in Alaska as it does in Dubai, a leather suite doesn't, so the leathers are prepared differently, however over time they all suffer from the same problems, below is advice on how to make ANY leather article last longer, please note that these general instructions do not apply to suede, aniline or nubuck leather.
- Cleaning leather from new.
- Protecting the leather for deterioration.
- Fashionable leathers.
- Ink marks, stains from cosmetics, paint drips, food stain
- Damage repairs.
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