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Removing Stains on Leather Furniture

In the event that your leather is accidentally stained, there are some basic procedures that you need to follow. A mild solution such as liquid Ivory® soap with distilled water is a good approach for spills that have dried. Always try the cleaning method in a hidden area first prior to cleaning the stain and always follow the manufacturers recommended cleaning instructions. Never use saddle soap, abrasive cleanser, furniture polish oil, ammonia, or excess water. Because there are multiple leather types that require different types of cleaning, please use caution.

Always remember to wipe the stain from the outer edge of the spill to its center to help prevent cleaning rings. As soon as possible after the spill, blot any excess liquid with a dry cloth or sponge. If necessary, use distilled, lukewarm water and continue blotting the stain. Do not rub vigorously. Once the stain has been removed, wipe dry with a clean towel and let air-dry. If you are unable to remove the stain, consult a professional cleaner. With minimal care, your leather will provide you with decades of enjoyment.

NOTE: The preceding remedies are in accordance with general cleaning industry procedures. We cannot guarantee favorable results, and we assume no liability in connection with their use.

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