How to Take Care of Modern Italian Furniture Made of Leather?
by Areeb Khan Professional Laundry Attendant
Stylish, modish, sophisticated, voguish, and classy are a few adjectives that best describe Italian leather furniture. Today, Modern Italian Furniture is all rage. It has been adorning the living spaces of the classes and the masses.
Though the furniture takes the overall look of the space several notches higher, it is certainly a little difficult to take care of it. Many people who have Italian leather furniture at their homes find it hard to take care of it and their furniture begins to show signs of fatigue. It begins to leave its shape and deteriorates in quality. However, if taken proper care of, the Italian leather furniture stays in its perfect form for many years.
Italian leather furniture: It’s all about style and class
Statement Italian furniture comprises of high-quality leather. Extremely sleek and uber sofas, voguish chairs, headboards, etc are all crafted with leather and display astonishing craftsmanship. The leather consists of high-quality hides, carefully cared and beautifully designed. It is highly durable and obviously, very expensive.
Given the amount of money it costs, it is only natural for you to worry about your leather furniture. You would certainly want your investment to stay in perfect shape and form for as long as it is possible.
If you are still unaware of the perfect ways to keep your Italian leather furniture forever new, we have a few tips to share.
Understand what’s wrong
Before anything, you must first understand what is hampering your expensive leather furniture? There are many things that play culprit and damage Italian leather. Harsh cleaning agents and living conditions directly affect the quality of leather.
If you have an expensive Italian Bedroom Furniture or living room furniture, you must keep them away from direct heat and sunlight. Furniture kept in the proximity of heat vents tend to damage too early. Also, we are often careless and absolutely forget about the dust accumulated over the furniture. All these things hamper the quality of leather furniture.
How to protect Italian leather furniture?
You don’t need to put too many efforts to maintain your expensive modern Italian furniture made of leather. Staying a little careful and with some easy hacks and cleaning techniques, you can keep your Italian bedroom furniture, living room furniture and dining furniture clean and new.
Here is how you can take care of your Italian leather furniture:
Keep humidity in check
One of the most common factors that contribute to deterring the quality of the leather is humidity, if you live in a humid region, you must be very cautious.
When humidity is a little high, moisture tends to penetrate the leather furniture and can trigger mold formation and mold attack can damage the Italian leather furniture.
To prevent your furniture from any such damage, you must keep humidity in check. Monitor the humidity using a hygrometer. If the level of humidity exceeds 55%, turn the dehumidifier on. You can also increase the airflow by turning on the air conditioner or opening the windows. Turning on the heater will also help.
Keep it dry and clean
The best way to clean your modern Italian furniture is using a dry cloth or a vacuum cleaner. Leather furniture has to be cleaned using the driest measure. Cleaning it using wet cloth can initiate or aggravate the damage.
If there is a light stain on your leather furniture, clean it with a slightly dampened cloth. Make it point to not expose your leather furniture to harsh chemicals. High-quality leather, such as Italian leather is highly sensitive and hence, it should never be brought in contact with moisture and chemicals.
Clean it with a conditioner
Italian leather furniture demands proper conditioning. You must clean your leather furniture with a leather conditioner at least once or twice every year.
You need to be extra cautious while buying a conditioner for your modern Italian furniture. The conditioner should be mild and free from alcohol, wax, and silicone.
To use it, dampen a piece of clean cloth. Take a few drops of conditioner and wipe the furniture with it. Now, clean the furniture using another damp cloth.
Cover your furniture
Decorative throws and blankets don’t just look stylish but are extremely functional. They cover the furniture and hence, prevent it from moisture and dirt.
Place your furniture strategically
Direct heat and sunlight can cause irreparable damage to Italian leather furniture. To prevent your costly furniture, you must keep it away from direct sunlight. Move your furniture away from windows and fireplace. Keep the furniture in the center of the living area.
Move your Italian bedroom furniture and place it against the wall which is far from direct sunlight.
Paying little attention to your Italian leather furniture will enhance its shelf life by many years
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