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Leather furniture is incredibly attractive and comfortable, however, it can quickly begin to deteriorate if it isn’t properly cared for.  Leather sofas in Reseda need to be maintained with regular cleaning in order to keep them from cracking, fading and stiffening up over time.  It’s important, however, to remember that you need to care for your leather sofa the right way in order to keep it looking great.

The first step in caring for leather furniture to get your vacuum out!  Every few weeks or so, get rid of those pesky crumbs and little bits of debris by vacuuming your leather sofa.  Make sure you get underneath the cushions, and in every little crevice, as little bits of dirt and debris can quickly start to collect in places that you may not expect.

Next, try using a soft, damp cloth to wipe away dirt.  Always do a spot test before doing this to make sure that it won’t harm your leather, as some types will absorb the water and create a spot.  If you find that you can’t use a damp cloth on your couch, then just try using a soft, dry cloth to pick up debris.

One of the most important things to remember with leather furniture is that cleaning up spills right away is the best way to prevent stains from setting in.  Avoid the use of detergents and stain removers, and instead use a dry cloth to carefully blot down the stained area.  Once the stain is blotted up, allow the area to air dry.  If you are unable to get the stain up, then contact a professional – it’s much better to let the pros deal with it then to risk causing permanent damage by continuing to try to fix it yourself.

Finally, consider using a leather conditioner every six months or once a year in order to maintain the suppleness of your leather.  This will also help to reduce the chances of cracks developing in the leather, helping to keep your sofa attractive and comfortable for many years to come.