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Monday, November 24, 2014

Question

Can you recommend a good cleaner for leather chairs? I have some that are a rust color and, on the edge of the seat, they are turning black.


Answer

There numerous commercial leather cleaning preparations. Each leather must be treated differently. The IICRC also lists a leather cleaning Certification course on it website at: www.iicrc.org
Lonnie McDonald teaches the IICRC course and sells a leather cleaning manual. For info visit: www.leatherpro.org
Review a website such as www.ehow.com/how_3138_clean-leather.html and follow the recommendations given there. Another source is: www.tandyleatherfactory.com
Lynn E. Krafft, ICANATEX Associate Editor
lekrafft@juno.com