What is The Best Way To Clean Leather Sofa?

A leather sofa is one of the beautiful upholstery and every homeowner wishes to have one. But the owners who have got the leather sofa knows how difficult it is to maintain it. You may be very careful when it comes to cleaning your leather sofa as using the wrong method will damage the fabric.

Many owners don’t care about cleaning their leather sofa but it is very important to know that if it is unclean then there is a chance that it becomes the home of dirt and allergens. These contaminants will not only destroy your leather sofa but it will cause many breathing problems to your family members who use it. Regular sofa cleaning will help you to keep your leather sofa in a good and healthy condition. Below is the best way through which you can give a new look to your lovely leather sofa.

Best Method For Leather Sofa Cleaning

  1. Step 1: Vacuuming –

    The first step you are supposed to follow when you get down to clean your leather sofa is to vacuum it. Vacuuming will help in eliminating large particles present on your leather sofa. Make sure you choose the best vacuum which can be used on leather fabric. Vacuum clean your sofa from folded areas too as most of the debris is found in such places. Thoroughly vacuum the sofa upside down. You can even attach the brush to your vacuum cleaner for effective cleaning. The brush has the soft bristles which doesn’t harm the fabric while dusting it.  

  2. Step 2: Prepare Cleaning Solution –

    To prepare the cleaning solution all you have to do is take a bowl and add water and white vinegar in equal amounts. White vinegar is the best and natural cleaning agent to clean leather sofa. You will receive the best result when you clean your leather sofa with white vinegar and the good thing is, it is easily available in every kitchen.  Use distilled water for preparing the solution as tap water may contain some kind of chemicals which can cause the leather. After that mix the solution properly.  

  3. Step 3: Apply The Solution –

    In the next step, apply the solution which you have prepared. Take a fresh rag and dip it in the solution. When you dip the rag into the solution, see to it that you just slightly wet it but not drench it. More liquid used can make the situation worse. Later gently scrub your sofa. Use proper method while you scrub your sofa. Start from the top and then move towards down. After a few strokes rinse properly the sofa and then work on the next part. Follow the step and scrub your entire sofa thoroughly.

  4. Step 4: Treat The Stains –

    Once you are done with cleaning, you’ve got to treat the stains. While cleaning your sofa note down the stains so that it helps in removing the stains afterwards.  Different types of stains need different treatment. Some stains like grease stains, oil stains can be removed by sprinkling some baking soda, ink stains can be removed with an alcohol solution, a dark solution like nail polish stains can be treated with lemon juice solution. There are several ways through which you eliminate these stubborn stains from your sofa. After couch stain removal, make sure you are letting it dry for some time. 

  5. Sanitizing The Sofa –

    For conditioning the sofa or sanitizing it, you can make use of tea tree oil and white vinegar. Take a bowl and add 12 to 15 drops of tea tree oil and mix it with 2 cups of white vinegar. Properly stir it. Do not use commercial conditioners as it contains chemicals which can harm your leather sofa. Using a homely solution will give you better results and is completely safe to both humans and pets who use the sofa. Apply the solution on your sofa carefully. Take a rag and dip it in solution, do not drench and properly scrub over your leather sofa. Let the solution be on your couch overnight.

  6. Dry And Bluff Your Couch –

    Next morning, take a fresh cloth and bluff the sofa properly. Dry it completely so that you can put to use. This will help in restoring the original look of your sofa. For keeping your leather sofa in a gleaming way and to sanitize and deodorize it, follow this procedure in every six to twelve months.  

Hire The Experienced Professionals

Hire the most experienced and best upholstery cleaners in the town. We at Fresh Cleaning Services have qualified cleaners who are been serving Melbourne for more than 20 years. We provide professional leather sofa cleaning service. We ensure that with our cleaning your sofa will get a completely new and fresh look. We even provide Same Day Upholstery Cleaning Service in Melbourne. To avail, our reputed and affordable upholstery cleaning service call us on 1300 095 443 or fill the contact us form which you will find on our website.