Welcome to Dollar Stretcher Community Sign in | Join | Help
in Search

Cleaning a leather chair

Last post 11-22-2009 3:19 PM by lmnichols. 9 replies.
Page 1 of 1 (10 items)
Sort Posts: Previous Next
  • 10-14-2009 11:49 AM

    • Pat
    • Top 10 Contributor
    • Joined on 03-06-2007
    • Colorado
    • Posts 14,460

    Cleaning a leather chair

    Here's a question from a reader:

     Is there any way to clean a leather chair? My husbands chair has "oil/grease" marks from where his head rests.
    Any ideas would be great. thank you in advance,

    Does anyone have experience or ideas about it?

    Community Facilitator

    Printable Coupons!

    Smartsource and MySavings
  • 10-14-2009 1:39 PM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    I have leather furniture, and when that happens, I just spray it down with good old vinegar and rub it till it's clean. Then I might put some leather conditioner on it to restore it a little.

    I wouldn't recommend this on suede leather, though.

    Stacie

    http://holdinghandswithmyhoney.blogspot.com/
  • 10-14-2009 6:12 PM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

      Saddle soap might work, too.

  • 10-16-2009 1:05 PM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    Rubbing alcohol will shift all kinds of grease. Try it on an inconspicuous spot first.

  • 11-09-2009 3:49 AM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    Pat:

    Here's a question from a reader:

     Is there any way to clean a leather chair? My husbands chair has "oil/grease" marks from where his head rests.
    Any ideas would be great. thank you in advance,

    Does anyone have experience or ideas about it?

  • 11-09-2009 3:50 AM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    maryann:

    Pat:

    Here's a question from a reader:

     Is there any way to clean a leather chair? My husbands chair has "oil/grease" marks from where his head rests.
    Any ideas would be great. thank you in advance,

    Does anyone have experience or ideas about it?

    I use pledge spray.  It not only cleans but it gives the leather a nice shine.
  • 11-17-2009 8:02 PM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    a spray bottle of pet stain cleaner. it can work on the enzyme action from the sweat as well as the stain.  I dont remember the brand name of the one I use, but it's in a maroon bottle at walmart

  • 11-18-2009 8:25 AM In reply to

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    I just watched an episode of How Clean Is Your House on BBCAmerica and they recommended saddlesoap b/c it both cleans and polishes/shines it.
    Officially Recognized Stretchpert in the General forum
  • 11-18-2009 12:49 PM In reply to

    • gayla50
    • Top 10 Contributor
      Female
    • Joined on 09-24-2007
    • Western North Carolina
    • Posts 8,491

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

    we have a leather chair and I have alwas cleaned with a rag and saddle soap  ... it at least 50  years old and it still looks good .

    Gayla

    Officially Recognized Stretchpert in Frugal Food and Cooking and in Slow Cooker Foods



    Purpose is what gives life a meaning
  • 11-22-2009 3:19 PM In reply to

    • lmnichols
    • Top 500 Contributor
      Female
    • Joined on 12-03-2008
    • Southern Indiana
    • Posts 92

    Re: Cleaning a leather chair

     Where can you get saddle soap?

    lynn
Page 1 of 1 (10 items)
About Us    Privacy Policy    Writers' Guidelines     Sponsorship     Media    Contact Us



Powered by Community Server (Commercial Edition), by Telligent Systems