There are majorly 2 weaknesses that modern leather sectional sofa has. The first is that sharp objects can easily puncture it, while the other is that it is not possible to wash the upholstery. The major precautions you will have to take around your leather sofa is therefore to ensure that people holding sharp objects do not go near it as well a while cleaning the chair. Here are some tips towards maintaining your leather sofa.
Avoid sharp objects, remove stains and prevent discoloration
It is vital that you do not allow people holding sharp objects to go near your chair. You should also caution people who have sharp objects in their pocket to remove it before they sit on your leather sofa. For removal of stains, some ink types can be removed with oil. Vinegar, acetone and alcohol are also nice agents for cleaning. They however have to be used in moderation to avoid adjoining areas discoloration. To further avoid discoloration, the sofa should be kept away from places where direct sunlight can get to it, such as under the window. This is because sunlight can lead to the fading of the sofa.
Read through the buyer’s guide
It is very vital to always find time to go through the user manual of any item you buy, including modern leather sectional sofa before you start using it. Some of the information you can get from the guide is the best way to clean your sofa as well as if using wet cloth to wipe the sofa can lead to the fading of the leather. They might suggest agents for cleaning that are most compatible with the sofa. They can also tell you specific measures you can take to maintain the leather.
Clean your leather with moisturizing soaps
You need to use a wet cloth to regularly wipe dust out of the surface of your leather sofa, so that it is always in a good condition. Accumulation of dust on the leather could lead to the destruction of the leather. Leather chairs are easy to clean and just lightly wiping it with a soapy wet cloth is enough to remove the dust on it. The leather should not be soaked in water as it would damage the leather. You should also avoid allowing water to pour on the chair. You can gently rub the leather when it is almost dry to get back the leather shine.