Jumat, 04 Juli 2014

How To Take Good Care Of Leather Seat Covers




Car seat covers play a major role in protecting the seats of automobiles from stains, pet hair and spills. The covers also protect vehicle car seats from getting worn out. They also protect upholstery from sunlight exposure, water damage, tears and rips.

The covers come in different styles and colors; therefore, you will always find a cover that will be ideal for you. You should note that not all designs are ideal for your car; therefore, you need to try a number of designs before you find the most ideal one for your vehicle.

If you are unsure of the right product to buy, you should do your research online. The good side is that there are many websites that will help you to find the right product for your car.

For the covers to have a long lifespan you need to know how to take good care of them. One of the best ways of taking care of the products is by cleaning them.

The best way of cleaning them is by vacuuming. Here you need to use either the regular vacuum cleaner or a portable auto vacuum. To avoid damaging the leather, you should use plastic vacuum attachments.

You can also use a toothbrush to loosen the dirt in the seams that a vacuum may be unable to pick up.

Other than vacuuming you can also use water to clean the leather. Here you need to use a washcloth to wipe down the seats. For ideal results you should ensure that you use warm water in cleaning.

When cleaning you should be cautious and ensure that you use products with natural ingredients such as mink oil, lanolin and UV protectants.

To avoid damaging your entire seat, you should always first test if the products are safe to use by cleaning a small area. As rule of thumb you should avoid using the products if there are adverse changes to the color and texture of the leather.


Creases can easily result to cracking of the covers; therefore, you should always remove them whenever they appear. The best way of removing the creases is by ironing them. Here you should turn your iron to its coolest possible setting and iron the cover.

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