Many people choose the leather furniture because it is easy to keep clean, but the natural factors such as temperature can affect them badly. That is why you should clean or even restore your leather furniture pieces keeping them away from the harmful factors as much as you can.
Whenever you purchase a new leather sofa, it would be better to ask about the recommended care products, as every type of leather needs certain products with suitable ingredients. Instead, you can check the tag or call the manufacture or the retailer to define the type of such a leather sofa.
For most of the leather sofa types, you will need a vacuum cleaner and a soft brush to dust the hidden and apparent spaces of your sofa and a damp cloth for the dirty spots only. If you notice mold or mildew, you can just spray a little amount of water and vinegar solution on the affected area. The heavy dirt will need powerful and non-petroleum cleaning products that include beeswax to clean your leather sofa and let it breathe.
If your sofa is covered with topcoat-protected leather, it is safe to wipe it with a mixture of distilled water and soap using a clean piece of rag, but make sure to dry the surface perfectly and buff it with a dry piece of rug to restore its luster. The high-quality leather can endure the regular pet scratches, but you may need a matching tape to hide and fix the deep scratches. To remove your pet’s urine, you can use a sponge and a mixture of water and diluted dish soap.
You may need a suede brush or even a toothbrush to clean the dry dirt to the direct of the leather’s grain in addition to a protector spray to avoid dampness, mold, and mildew. If the surface of your suede sofa has dry stain, you can remove it with a colorless eraser, as the chemical stain removers can damage the leather quickly.