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cleaning a leather sofa?

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krisskross Tue 18-Oct-11 19:52:22

how do i do it? Its a second hand chesterfield and its a bit grubby. tried leather balsalm for sofas and hasnt done much good.
also, tried a wet wipe and it was this a bit of a silly way to clean it? thanks

fivepies Tue 18-Oct-11 19:59:50

I use a cloth, warmish water and a bar of soap (like dove). Wipe down with wet cloth after cleaning to remove and residue. Then dry with a cloth/towel. I then use a leather balsam to get the shine. Our sofa looks like new after cleaning in this way...although it does take a while!

gegs73 Tue 18-Oct-11 20:01:42

I use wet wipes and out leather sofa is pretty old and looks good.

pallymama Tue 18-Oct-11 20:03:00

Wet wipes here too.

krisskross Tue 18-Oct-11 20:52:59

ha. i would love to do the proper soap etc but am too lazy/ tired. wet wipes it is. thanks.

PotteringAlong Tue 18-Oct-11 20:54:58

Imperial leather soap grin

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