I love the sleek and classic look of faux leather, but keeping it clean can be a bit tricky. Fortunately, with the right techniques, you can easily maintain its beauty and extend its lifespan.
Start by removing any loose debris, like crumbs or dust, from the surface with a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner fitted with a brush attachment. Be gentle to avoid scratching the material. Once the loose dirt is gone, dampen a microfiber cloth with warm water and wipe down the faux leather.
For stubborn stains, mix a mild dish soap with warm water and dip a soft cloth into the solution. Gently blot the stained area, avoiding excessive rubbing that can damage the surface. Afterward, rinse the cloth with clean water and wipe off any soap residue.
To keep your faux leather looking new, apply a small amount of non-greasy, water-based leather conditioner to a clean cloth. Test it in an inconspicuous area first to ensure it doesn’t alter the color. Apply the conditioner in a circular motion, covering the entire surface, and then wipe off any excess.
Remember to keep your faux leather away from direct sunlight and heat sources to prevent cracking and fading. With these simple steps, your faux leather furniture or accessories will stay fresh and beautiful for years to come!
Wipe the faux leather with a damp cloth to remove any loose debris or dirt.
Mix a small amount of mild soap with water to create a soapy solution.
Gently scrub the faux leather with the soapy solution using a soft cloth or sponge.
Dampen a clean cloth with water and remove any soapy residue from the faux leather.
Allow the faux leather to air dry completely before using or applying any conditioner.