Believe it or not, a leather sofa is a wise investment for both home of office furniture. It’s a symbol of luxury and high quality in any home. The reason for being more expensive than ordinary furniture, is because it’s made of leather. It’s a durable material and can last for many years more than ordinary furniture. It adds a touch of elegance to any room by choosing the suitable color as leather sofas come in different, chic and vibrant colors.
When it comes to sofa types, sectional leather sofa is versatile and the best so far. It’s suitable for houses that are limited in space because it can be split and the sections are placed in different rooms. Another type is the reclining furniture. Which is no longer restricted to just chairs but also you can buy sofas that recline too. You can find them in different lengths and styles. Some of them have arms rests between the seats that can be built up from a couple of seats to as many as you desire.
Do you know what affects the quality the most? It’s the type of the leather which you choose for your sofa. When it comes to the hardest wearing and best quality, natural, top grain leather is your choice. Also, it’s the most expensive and the strongest you will find. In order to make split leather sofas, the next layer of the hide is used to that. To make it look as good as top grain, the leather is treated in such a way, but it will not be as strong.
Leather sofas can be easily maintained and repaired only if you followed the proper steps for caring of your leather furniture. Here are some useful tips and ideas about caring for your leather furniture:
You should pay attention to the construction of the sofa cushions. You can sit on it yourself for a while to ensure looking for high-density foam.
If you have scratches in sofas, you can fix them by using a standard leather repair kit or a cotton ball with some rubbing alcohol.
You can remove fluffs and fibers sticking out by cutting them with scissors.
You should fill cracks and deep cuts or dents by using leather repair kit which contain leather fillers.
You should apply a scratch repair lotion and let it to dry overnight. Apply leather cleaner and protector over the repaired area to clean, repair and seal the scratched area.
You need more expensive leather repair kit if you have a colored leather sofa that matches your leather sofa color.