Tutorials

Tutorials and Guides for the restoration of your furniture

  1. How to Clean Classic Car Interiors

    How to Clean Classic Car Interiors

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     With consistent wear, the leather interiors of cars can attract dirt and grime, deep into the grain of the leather. The interior of classic cars, in particular, can become dull and jaded with age and wear. Within this guide, we will guide you through how to best clean and protect these leathers using Furniture Clinic's Leather Cleaner & Leather...
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  2. How to Change the Color of Leather Car Seats

    How to Change the Color of Leather Car Seats

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    This guide will show you how to change the color of a leather car seat. We will be changing the color of this car interior from red to cream, but it is possible to change to any color you want. A color change can be made from any color to another, i.e. black to white, or white to black, with...
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  3. How to Repair Scuffs & Scratches on Leather

    How to Repair Scuffs & Scratches on Leather

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    Scuffs and scratches on leather car seats and leather furniture are an all too common problem that can leave an unsightly area of damage on an otherwise perfect piece of leather upholstery. The good news is that using the guide and products shown on this page (all in one kit!), getting rid of scratches and scuffs on leather can be...
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  4. How to Clean Leather

    How to Clean Leather

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    Step by step guide: Simple steps for cleaning leather To clean leather you need to use Leather Cleaner. This is a very effective cleaner that deep cleans into the grain removing all dirt and grime from leather. Safe to use on all leather types except suede & nubuck, with outstanding results. When cleaning leather, it is always best to clean leather...
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  5. How to Clean Aniline Leather

    How to Clean Aniline Leather

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    This guide will explain how to clean aniline leather. Aniline leather is a very soft and natural type of leather, as it is only dyed and contains no pigmented surface coating. As such, it soaks in stains and dirt very easily. To identify if your leather is aniline leather put a small drop of water onto the leather and if...
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  6. How to Restore Leather

    How to Restore Leather

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    Leather can be restored in 2 ways: Using the Leather Re-Coloring Balm. This is a simple wipe on and buff off application, however, it requires the leather surface to be absorbent in order for the balm to properly penetrate. It also works if the surface coating has split/cracked exposing a lighter color beneath. The advantages of using the balm are that it...
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  7. How to Remove Ink Stains from Leather

    How to Remove Ink Stains from Leather

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    This guide will explain step by step the correct procedures to successfully clean ink stains and marks from leather. Using our leather ink remover kit you can easily remove ink stains from leather furniture, car interior, clothes, handbags and all other items of leather. To remove the ink stain you will need the Leather Ink Remover Kit. It is also...
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  8. How to Repair Cat Scratches on Leather

    How to Repair Cat Scratches on Leather

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    There are two different types of cat damage that you can get on your leather furniture. The first is where the cat scratches the sides of the sofa, by plucking out the fibres/hairs from the leather. The second is where the cat will scratch the seating cushion causing a more straight line scratch. From the photos below, select what type...
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  9. How to Change the Color of a Leather Sofa

    How to Change the Color of a Leather Sofa

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    This guide will show you how to change the color of a leather sofa. We will be changing of a small seat from a light beige color to maroon to demonstrate the correct procedure of changing the color of leather. A color change can be made from any color to another, i.e. black to white, or white to black, with...
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  10. How to Repair a Tear in Leather

    How to Repair a Tear in Leather

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    This guide will show you how to fix a tear in leather. The same procedure applies to tears in all type of leather: furniture, car interior, clothes and all other leathers. STEP BY STEP GUIDE: REPAIRING A TEAR ON A LEATHER SOFA This photo shows a tear in a panel from a leather sofa. To fix the tear you will...
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