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Advice on cleaning leather sofa please

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We've just been lucky enough to gain a fab black leather sofa from our local freecycle and it's in pretty good condition. Theres a bit of wear on the seats and its just a bit dull, also someone has ma…
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
We've just been lucky enough to gain a fab black leather sofa from our local freecycle and it's in pretty good condition. Theres a bit of wear on the seats and its just a bit dull, also someone has managed to get few splashes of paint on it.
Any advice on reviving it would be very welcome. I picked up some leather balsalm in Tescos and it's helped a bit but wonder if there's anything better?
Thanks
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
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banned#1
Nothing but warm soapy water should suffice - and a decent sponge
#2
If you want to 'treat/clean' it with something use tack products (ie horsey stuff) or bikers leathers cleaning products. I use some I bought ages ago on ours and its amazing. Good result, nothing harsh and leaves it supple and protected.
banned#3
saddle soap may be good also
#4
A leather sofa 'expert' came to our house recently to respray an arm that was damaged and I asked him what you should use to clean it - he said baby bath soap and water.
#5
I used some Cif on mine today to get some biro off but it cleaned it up really well, might do the rest with it
#6
baby wipes
#7
We use baby wipes weekly and soda crystals every few months.
#8
have a look at [url]www.liquidleather.com[/url] - great stuff :-D
#9
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baby wipes

+ 1 i always used baby wipes on my leather sofas
#10
Thanks for all those suggestions, What about the paint? not sure I'm brave enough to try cif tho!
#11
saddle soap!
works wonders not only on horse saddles but does a great job and gets rid of the dullness :)
#12
be careful with the saddle soap - great stuff but can be pretty harsh on softer leathers....saddles are tough old things!

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