There are multiple types and colors of leather to match almost any décor in your living space or workspace. Whenever you purchase a new sofa, you should ask about the type of its leather upholstery and the ideal way of maintaining and cleaning the sofa to keep its new appearance all the time. This article will provide you a few tips to clean and maintain almost any type of leather upholstery.
Your leather sofa deserves a regular cleaning and vacuuming whenever you vacuum the floor or the surrounding space. When you clean the spots, try to avoid the circling cleaning the leather surface from the outside to the middle. You may need a soft brush in addition to the water-free solvent to remove the hard spots and keep the new appearance of your leather sofa.
To keep your leather sofa new, you should maintain the sofa regularly and remove spills and stains spontaneously. You will need just a piece of dry cloth to remove the excessive spillage and bolt the whole surface. Before applying any stain removal or cleaning material on your leather sofa, you should test it on a small and hidden part of the leather.
In all cases, you shouldn’t clean your leather sofa using water to avoid soiling. However, you can use water and neutral soap to clean the affected area from the sides to the center and wipe the space using a clean towel in case your kids affect your leather sofa with ketchup or soft drinks. If your leather sofa is affected with cosmetics or ink, you will need water solution and mild soap immediately to remove the spot. You will need an over-the-counter solvent compound to remove the hard oil-based spots.
If you couldn’t define the type of the spot and the perfect way to clean your leather sofa, you should call the nearest professional upholstery cleaners to ask them or let them clean the sofa. To keep the fresh look of such a leather sofa, try to place it away from the direct sunlight, radiator, or heat sources and away from the claws of your pets.