Weekly: Dusting your leather furniture weekly is very important to keep leather pores free from dust particles. Simply wipe it with a soft cloth. Don’t underestimate this seemingly small task; it goes a long way in the long term care of your leather.
Spot cleaning: As always, the quicker you get a spot or stain the greater success you will have. Most food or beverage spills should be wiped up using a damp cloth with a light detergent soap, such as liquid hand soap.
Six monthly: When you place your new leather furniture be sure to use a high quality conditioner/preservative to protect it and keep the leather supple. You should clean your leather furniture fully twice per year using quality cleaner. Pay special attention to wear surfaces: arms, backs and seats. After a thorough cleaning always re-apply the conditioner/preservative to ensure many years of trouble-free service from your leather furniture. Sponge gently until grime and stains are absorbed.
All other marks such as ink marks, grease, blood, urine, wax or gum should be removed using professional leather cleaner. Just follow the instructions that come with the product. It is a good idea to have good leather cleaners on hand so that you will be able to address the problem immediately after it happens.
Remove Stains: Fresh stains from things such as blood and food can be cleaned up quickly with a damp cloth if they have not penetrated the leather. Stained oil or grease can be lifted by grinding ordinary blackboard chalk, sprinkling the area, and leaving the powder on for a 24 hour period. Resist the urge to run the powder in. After a sufficient time has passed, simply use a leather care brush to remove the powder. While fresh stains can be treated and cleaned at home, ground-in stains should be attended to by a professional cleaner who deals in leather.