How To Clean Leather Car Seats

 In Autocare Blog

Leather car seats provide a luxurious look and comfortable feel, but are notoriously difficult to keep clean. Over time a build up of dirt as well as the loss of the leathers essential oils can leave your seats looking dry, cracked and in bad shape.

We’ve put together a short check list of things you can do to help keep your leather car seats in good condition:

  • Apply a gentle oil to remove dirt and keep the leather supple.
  • Avoid using vinyl cleaners, silicones or petroleum-based solvents as they will leave your leather car seats looking too shiny
  • Do not use any lotion based cleaners if you have perforated seats as it will dry white in the holes.
  • Regularly vacuum to avoid the build up of dirt.

The tips above will help with everyday use, but to give your seats the longevity you want so that your car holds its value we’d always recommend that you let a professional with the right tools take care of it for you. Please contact us for more information.