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    • kindlefirebabe
    • By kindlefirebabe 17th May 17, 10:43 PM
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    Full aniline leather sofa care advice please
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    • 17th May 17, 10:43 PM
    Full aniline leather sofa care advice please 17th May 17 at 10:43 PM
    I am just about to take delivery of new sofas. They are full aniline leather and have a wax finish. I have been given a cleaning kit to use on the sofas. The kit contains a "Leather Soft Cleaner" and "Leather Pull-up Cream".
    My question is specific to this type of leather. It's the type of leather that easily shows marks and I am okay with that as long as those marks aren't dirt, if you know what I mean.
    What kind of experiences have people had and how do you care for your full aniline leather sofas.
    I want to try and get it right from the start.
    I might add that I have purchased a care package that means that any obvious damage the sofas get is dealt with by a specialist company.
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    • DFChamp
    • By DFChamp 19th May 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:17 AM
    I would be interested in this too. I'm sure that I've seen a leather expert on here before but I can't recall their name. Perhaps someone can remember.
    • cattie
    • By cattie 19th May 17, 12:48 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:48 PM
    Perhaps this site will give you the info you need,
    https://www.furnitureclinic.co.uk/How_To_Clean_Aniline_Leather
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    • kindlefirebabe
    • By kindlefirebabe 21st May 17, 10:08 PM
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    • 21st May 17, 10:08 PM
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    • 21st May 17, 10:08 PM
    Perhaps this site will give you the info you need,
    https://www.furnitureclinic.co.uk/How_To_Clean_Aniline_Leather
    Originally posted by cattie
    That was really kind of you to look this up for me. Thank you.

    I would also be interested in anybody's personal experiences of this type of leather furniture. Especially the type with the wax finish.
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    • Mirů
    • By Mirů 21st May 17, 10:51 PM
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    • 21st May 17, 10:51 PM
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    • 21st May 17, 10:51 PM
    That was really kind of you to look this up for me. Thank you.

    I would also be interested in anybody's personal experiences of this type of leather furniture. Especially the type with the wax finish.
    Originally posted by kindlefirebabe
    Hi there

    I bought a sofa and chair in a burgundy shade in this type of leather about 10 years ago and it still looks as good as new. The only problem I have had has been with slight sun damage. One arm of the chair is in full sunlight for several hours in the afternoon and it was a while before I realised that the colour was starting to fade. I now keep it covered with a throw and have bought some colour restorer which I use a couple of times a year on the faded arm. So just be aware of possible sun damage. This type of leather feels wonderful and it amuses me how people start stroking the leather when they sit down!
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