How do you clean leather sandals/flip flops?

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I wear my leather flip flops almost everyday and they’re starting to smell terrible. How do you clean leather sandals without ruining them?

Go to walmart or target in the household cleaning section and find saddle soap, it’s for leather…..great cleaner, should get rid of the smell as well.

Is there a way to clean leather without a specific leather cleaner?

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Is there a way to clean leather without a specific leather cleaner?

I have a wallet with a white flower made out of leather on it. I want to clean it because it is dingy. Is there anything I can use like shampoo or regular soap or anything like that I can use?

Yeah, just use a nice mild shampoo watered down and rub it in with cotton wool. Then soak cotton wool in a little olive oil and polish up to remove remaining shampoo and to keep the leather nice and supple.

How do I clean leather gloves that had gas spilt on them?

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How do I clean leather gloves that had gas spilt on them?

I have a pair of new work gloves that were the softest leather and I spilt gas/fuel on them and now they really smell. How can I clean them? I know they won’t be as nice as they were but I would like to get them so they don’t smell at least.

Thank you.

If they stiffened up too much try some Neatsfoot oil (hopefully it is still around). It will soften them back up and has a nice semi-sweet smell of it’s own that might help mask the gasoline smell.

The gasoline will go away over time. You might help it along by hanging them, preferably outside in a breeze for a day or two.

Bert

How to clean leather computer chair?

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How to clean leather computer chair?

I used to wear a lot of hair gel and when I would be stressed at my desk I would run my fingers through my hair and over time, the small particles of gel have built up and hardened into little ugly plastic-like “stains” or marks on my leather chair. Because of the leather texture and the nature of the hair gel, it is very hard to simply scratch off.

What can I use to clean the chair? Typical household items would be preferable.

Thanks for your time.

By far and away the best leather cleaner is Woolite. 10 parts water and 1 part Woolite will clean the leather thoroughly. Next you must condition the leather to prevent it from drying out. I use this mixture in my car and at home and it works very well. I have 97k on the car and not one crack in the leather.

Safe way to clean leather jacket at home?

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How to clean leather jacket at home?

It’s black kid leather and I don’t want to destroy it but don’t want to pay tons to get it cleaned commercially. Is there a leather cleaner you can buy at a store and use at home, safely, without ruining the leather?

Lexol and Leather Therapy make good leather cleaners. I have used them both on everything from car leather to leather blazers and I highly recommend either. I also use Leather Therapy water repellent on my leather shoes and jackets to protect them from water damage.

How do professionals clean leather?

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How to clean leather like the professionals?

I’m just curious why it costs $50++ to clean a leather jacket. This is the third leather question I’m posting.

Thanks.

If you are talking about dry cleaning it is because the process and chemicals used are expensive. Leather is a much more difficult item to clean than ordinary fabric.

Professional leather cleaners (domestic furniture and clothing – not dry cleaners) certainly do not use saddle soap, they use specially formulated products and the work is done by hand so takes time which has to be charged for.

You can however now buy professional leather care products on the internet (just be careful where you buy them from) and you can then clean your jacket yourself quite successfully as long as there are no real stains or problems.

How do you clean leather seats?

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What’s the best way to clean black leather seats in a car?

This may seem funny, but a friend of mine who has a very rare Cadillac says to use Dove soap. Let it sit in water for a day or two so as to make a paste. Then use this to clean your seats. After that portion is done use a damp towel to “rinse”. Then dry everything off and use Pledge (Regular) furniture cleaner to protect.

How do we clean a leather shoe without going to professionals?

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How do we clean a leather shoe without going to professionals?

What kind of chemicals or detergents do we use to clean leather shoes?

Saddle Soap is traditional.

What is the best way to clean leather?

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What is the best way to clean leather?

I need to clean some saddles and other leather tack. No suede just plain old saddle leather.

I use saddle soap. This is what BMW recommends for their leather seats. Thus, I would think that it would be great for saddles!

Leather Care Kit

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Leather Care Kit

If you’re always on the go or traveling around with your hat, the Bickmore Leather Care Travel Kit is what you need to keep your hats looking great and in tip-top shape!

Kit Contains: Bick 1: Aggressively cleans all smooth, finished leather. Bick 4: Specially formulated to clean, condition, polish and protect. – Cleaning cloth and How to Care for your Leather brochure. – Packaged in reusable vinyl carrying case.

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