Published at Saturday, July 13th 2019, 05:59:00 AM. Leather Chairs. By Dory Chauvet.
The regular use of leather chairs will lend them to become damaged quite easily. Leather will break and snap with constant use and it needs to be treated. That is why manufacturers were able to think of ways to protect leather and they came out with leather chair covers. These are used to protect the chair and reduce the chances of damage and deterioration after using it for several years.
It is never stressful to maintain leather because cleaning is very easy. Liquid spills are removed by wiping with a slightly wet cloth. Stains can be readily spotted and effortlessly washed with just soap and water. The use of costly chemical solutions for cleaning must be avoided because it will damage the natural luster of the material. There are leather covers available for purchase and used to wrap the chair to shield it from spills and stains. Although covers can be an added expense, they work to protect the leather from being damaged by scratches and unwanted marks.
Quality of leather furniture varies according to the type of grains. Upscale Oak dining furnishings are made of full grain leather. Obtained from the best quality hide, full grain fabric retains the original marking of natural skin. Top grain leather is another common type of leather, in which, sanding process is applied to remove the original grains from the top surface of the hide to give it a uniform appearance. Additional processing such as buffing and stamping are applied to create corrected leather grains. Bonded fabric, split grains leather and patent leather are other types of fabric that are used in the furniture industry.
Keep your leather furniture away from areas where temperatures are hot, such as fire places, and windows where the sun shines directly through. One alternative is to have darker curtains in the room where you will have your leather furniture, to keep the sun from even shining through the curtains onto the black leather couches. Radiators would also be something that you will need to keep your furniture away from as well.