Cleaning Leather Suite

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  1. normanandsue

    normanandsue Funster

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    To all you houseproud funsters please can you help me? I have a cream leather suite that hasn't been cleaned for 2 years and is in urgent need of a clean. Has anyone any "useful" ideas of the best way to clean said suite, if possible without having to buy all the expensive "brand" cleaning products. :Sad:

    Sue
     
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    My daughter used to work for M&S in their furniture dept and they used to recommend ordinary water with some fairy in it wet cloth, wring, wipe, rince and repeat f needed, just remember not to overwet the leather otherwise it could stretch and shrink as it drys. There are also those leatherwipe car seat cleaning wipes that you could try.
     
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    Saddle soap, will clean and condition the leather at the same time.
     
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    The leather wipes from the £1 shop seem to work on a dark leather suite so might be worth a try on a light leather one.
     
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    I use the leather wipes
     
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    I use a dishcloth and washing up water, as per M&S apparently.

    Then I use the stuff I can't remember the name of that you use on your m/cycle leathers, the soap eventually washes it off unfortunmately but as everybody wears jeans you are kind of stuck with it if you own a beige leather suite. I'll buy battleship grey next time!
     
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    My wife agrees with others cloth warm damp cloth wul

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    I think you should bend over and get yer ar$e smacked for leaving it that long




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    Always knew you were kinky :Rofl1:
     
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    A friend of ours who does leather upholstery for posh motors, uses the Dove range of products ,ie. face cleaner to clean and Dove soap to nourish !!
     
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    First of all you need two buckets of clean water, some soap flakes, make a soapy mix, use a sponge to apply the soap, only work one area at a time, clean off the soap with the clean water from the second bucket using a soft towel,then dry with a second dry towel. Some products can dry the leather out.
     

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