Scratches on leather furniture must be always visible. Hiding the severe scratches under the pillow is not a good idea. You can repair it by using the repair solution of tintable liquid leather. Besides removing the scratches, the repair liquid also can restore the leather so it becomes strong again so the scratches will not become a tear. You need to test the using of the liquid first in a hidden area to make sure that it can blend the color of the leather well.
Before repairing the scratches, you must clean the leather furniture first. This process will make you determine the damage extent while knowing the leather color, so you will know whether the repair liquid is suitable with the color. Make a cleaning solution from a bowl of warm water and a spurt of dish soap. Dip a white cloth into the solution and the wring most of the moisture out. Use the wet cloth to wipe down the leather and then wipe it again by using another cloth to dry. If you find dirty area, wipe it with a cotton that has been dipped into alcohol liquid.
For a minor scratch like fingerprint scratches, you don’t need to apply the repair kit because the mark is just slightly damage the leather. This kind of scratches can be fixed by warming up the mark by using a hair dryer. Once the leather has been warmed, just rub the surface by using your hand. Otherwise, you can use white vinegar on the scratches so the leather fibers can be swelled up. After the leather dries, rub it with a clear shoe polish by using a white soft cloth. Besides, the leather hydration cream also can be used to rub the leather. For the hidden area of the leather furniture, you can apply shoe polish in the same color with the leather. Rub the polish with a soft cloth.
When the scratches are deep enough and lift the leather furniture fibers, you need to maintain it first. Neat the fibers by using small scissors first o you will see it obviously stick up during the repairing process. If you also find a small tear under the scratch, cut a fabric scrap or a piece of iron-on patch out and then fold it into the small tear. Place the sticky side of iron-on patch side up; make sure it is beneath the center of the tear and extend it outside all edges about 1/8 inch.
If it doesnt work, You can use liquid latex. Put small latex through the area, let it dry and put the same color after.
Leather dining chair is a great choice of dining chair type to create an elegant and high class look into your dining room. It is important to choose the best dining chair type to make it balance into the room and bring comfort in the same time. Dining chairs must be a chair type with flat and raised surface for sitting individually during mealtimes around a dining table. The chairs have four legs in equal height to support the flat surface. It also has high back that promote good body posture to eat and also support the body weight. More than the general description of a dining table, it is designed in various style to support the dining comfort and also elegance of the dining room. Even some dining chairs are also designed with armrests that provide more comfort for the one who sit while in a party.
The Construction of Dining Chairs
There are many kinds of materials that are commonly used to make dining chairs. Even some unique materials instead of wood are also used to make the dining chairs such as rubber, glass, and even recycled paper. One of the most common materials we used for dining chairs is teak wood combine with leather. They are most common materials of elegant dining chairs in a classy dining room design. Even other kinds of materials are also common to be used in making leather dining chair, but wood is the most common material chosen for the more natural look and supporting the classy, colonial design wanted.
The wood materials commonly we used to make the dining chairs frame are the hardwoods like teak and mahogany. Sometimes, the furniture makers also use the unique hardwoods like Mindi wood as well as ebony to design their dining chairs or other materials like iron or stainless steel.
Meanwhile, the most common leather type chosen for dining chair making is the nabati leather (vegetable tan leather), Nabati Leather is “chromium-free” method process, and does not have harmful chemicals. It is a natural leather type, and we use water base color, and wax coating on the top. The coating of the leather materials is purposed to make the leather easier to clean and more durable.
The other leather type are: Chrome leather, suede, pull up, goat hide, cow hide, etc.
Before buying leather dining chair, you may need some considerations such as:
Recover the leather sofa is a great solution to make your old sofa beaten up by salvaging the frame and then revitalizing the surface. The quality and the strength of the furniture is determined much by the frame; that is why it becomes the most important part. So if you have an old furniture with the frame that is still strong, sturdy and well-maintained, you can replace the leather exterior to preserve the furniture. Besides, you also change the color and texture of the sofa by applying the new cover.
Some steps below are simple to learn about re-covering your leather sofa.
Leather sofa will be like the new one after you have replaced the leather fabric. You can choose another color and also texture for the new leather fabric. To make sure that this DIY project successful, you should understand well about the application of the fabric to the entire surface of the sofa. Tight the fabric well to the sofa before you begin to staple it onto the frame. In this way, you can make sure that the new leather fabric is tidily applied. Then you can have the old sofa with its new look of leather fabric.