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How to Clean a Leather Sofa

A few bad stains and spills can ruin the overall appearance of a classic leather sofa – especially if left untreated or cleaned incorrectly. Learn to preserve your sofa’s quality and beauty for years to come with these simple guides on cleaning leather sofas.
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How to Clean a Leather Sofa

  1. Make a cleaning solution by mixing equal parts water and vinegar in a bowl.
  2. Remove dust, dirt and loose particles from the surface of the leather sofa with a vacuum cleaner.
  3. In case of separation, mix the solution a few times more, and dip a soft cloth into the solution.
  4. Wring out the cloth so that it is damp (and not soaking), and begin wiping the dirty areas of the leather.
  5. Once you have wiped down the problem spots, wipe any damp areas with a dry cloth.
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How to Condition a Leather Sofa

  1. In a bowl, mix equal parts vinegar and a natural oil – lemon oil or flaxseed oil tend to work the best.
  2. Dip a soft cloth into the solution. Wring it out (so that it is damp and not soaking), and begin gently wiping down the surface of the sofa.
  3. The next day, wipe down the sofa with a fresh, dry cloth.
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How to Remove Grease Stains from a Leather Sofa

  1. Sprinkle a pinch of baking soda over the stain.
  2. Let the baking soda sit for a couple hours or until the oil is absorbed.
  3. Wipe away the remains with a soft cloth.
  4. Wring out the cloth so that it is damp (and not soaking), and begin wiping the dirty areas of the leather.

How to Remove Ink Stains from a Leather Sofa

  1. Apply rubbing alcohol to a cotton ball.
  2. Gently dab the ink stain with the cotton ball.
  3. Pat the area dry with a soft cloth.

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