How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Cleaning Leather Car Seat

When you bring a leather-laden ride home to New Haven, you can look forward to comfortable drives year-round. However, learning how to clean leather car seats is essential so you can enjoy the pristine amenities your vehicle came with for years to come. Luckily, here at Acura of Milford, we specialize in all things car care and are here to help you learn the basics. Continue reading with our service pros below to get the full scoop on leather seat care!

Tips on How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Proper leather seat care is a breeze when you follow the simple steps below:

  1. First, vacuum the crevices of your seats to clear away any dust, dirt, or debris.
  2. Once you’ve cleared the debris, apply a pH-neutral cleaning solution to your upholstery, but avoid getting any liquid cleaner into perforations.
  3. Gently clean the leather seats using a microfiber cloth and a soft-bristled brush.
  4. Once you’ve cleaned your seats, apply a leather conditioner. You can gently work the conditioner in with a fresh microfiber cloth. Let the conditioner dry, then buff it with a clean microfiber cloth. This process will help keep your seats supple and avoid cracking!

What Cleaning Products Should Be Used?

Now that you’ve learned how to clean leather car seats, it’s important to gather the right gear for effective leather seat care. Use a colorless rag to lightly dust your leather seats. For a more thorough cleaning, use warm water and some soap.

You can also bust out a specially made leather cleaner while working on your car care in your Fairfield garage. Your owner’s manual may also offer suggestions on the best products to use on your model. No matter what tools you select, avoid using:

  • Sharp objects that can leave a scratch
  • Household cleaner
  • Dark cloths
  • Detergents
  • Furniture polish

Additional Leather Care Tips

  1. Keep a travel kit of leather cleaning solution and a microfiber cloth to take care of dust, dirt, and spills that crop up on your Bridgeport commute.
  2. Store your vehicle in a garage as often as possible. Avoiding huge temperature changes can prolong the life of your leather.
  3. Parking in the shade, whenever possible, is a great way to prevent sun bleaching and damage.

Want to Know More About Cleaning Leather Seat Care?

If you have specific questions about how to clean leather car seats in your vehicle, contact our service team today. We can provide you with personalized care and instructions to ensure your vehicle is in top shape. If you prefer to let the pros handle your automotive chores, schedule service with us, and explore our service coupons for added savings with every visit!

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