Fresh air comes from the window and also blows through the entire house. But with this fresh air dust particles also enter and sit on your sofa, bed, T.V., furniture, etc.
White furniture especially white chairs or sofa considered a stylish choice that gives your room a glossy and modern look. Also, leather is trendy and with white color can fit any interior design.
Many homeowners are always worried about how to clean white leather chairs or furniture. Don’t worry! Today we will learn how we can clean our white furniture with homemade cleaner. Let’s not waste time and jump into:
Address the Type of Strain
Before you start the process of cleaning your white leather chair, you must address the type of strain. If you find out just a small scratch then you can use a damp cloth to wipe that down.
A more serious strain means it will need a little more time to work. If strain has developed already then scatter some baking soda and leave it for 2 to 3 hours and then remove the strain with the help of a brush.
Catch the Early Stain
Catch the early strain before they get worse, the best practice is clean the strain as soon as you find them. Some strains are not bad when you caught them early enough.
But once they developed in the leather or you let it soak into the leather then they might be hard to remove from your leather chair.
How to Clean a White Leather Couch (with Baking Soda)
Baking soda is a magical powder that can absorb oil and moisture, it also can lift off all kinds of strains. This can be a great cleaning solution for leather. So, here you will need 1 tablespoon of Borax (a white substance that is used in cleaning products and laundry).
1 tablespoon baking soda and 100 ml of water. Mix all the ingredients well until they dissolve in the water. Now, use a sponge and dip into the cleaning mixture and then apply it on the strain or the place where you want to clean.
Now, rub that area with a sponge gently until the strain dissolves. For toothbrush to clean the tighter spot of the couch or chair.
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Things You’ll Need:
- Warm Water
- Cotten rags (clean)
- Magic Eraser
- Leather conditioner
- Half tbsp Dawn dish detergent.
Now, you need to follow a few simple steps in order to clean your sofa or white furniture. First thing first mix the Dawn dish detergent and Oxiclean in one bowl of warm water.
Now, soak a clean cotton rag into the mixture and rub the leather chair gently. For tight and stitching areas, use a toothbrush to get a good result. Always use a magic Eraser on big areas like armrests and cushions.
With a sponge which almost soaking wet in the cleaning mixture, wipe the surface gently and lightly. Then, immediately follow the water with a damp clean cloth.
The hack here is with a sponge you will need to be a very gentle and light touch on the couch. These sponges can clean everything but do not try them pressing them too hard. One leather chair can take up to 30 to 45 minutes to thoroughly clean.
How to Condition Leather
Just like your skin, leather, also need some protection and moisturization from time to time. You can make a natural, simple and cheap leather conditioner using some home-use things like water, baby soap, and vinegar.
In a bowl, pour 1 tablespoon of baby soap, a splash of vinegar, and 2 cups of warm water. Mix all the things and make a mixture.
Now, take a clean microfiber cloth to rub the mixture into the leather. But make sure the leather does not soak the mixture. Leave the mixture on the furniture and let the leather moisten the conditioner.
Baby soap helps the leather to clean and condition because it contains gentle oils. You can also condition your leather with vinegar, in a jar pour vinegar and one part of linseed oil.
Shake well the mixture of both vinegar and linseed oil. Now with the help of soft clothe apply this mixture to leather. Rub it thoroughly in a circular motion and let it sit for 10 minutes. Now, take a soft cloth and clean the leather and get your leather’s shine back as new.
How to Remove Stains from White Leather Sofa
Strains on white leather sofas can be problematic but we can remove them with many techniques. These stubborn strains come from your food, drink, and visitors.
Cleaning your white sofa on regular basis is important but make sure you are using the right cleaning solution. Instead of using harsh chemicals on the leather sofas, you will need to use gentle but useful cleaners for example baking soda, mild detergent, or vinegar.
Most smooth cleaners are made of natural ingredients and clean your leather and furniture without leaving any mask or damage. You can make your homemade cleaner with baking soda, Borax, and 100ml water.
This cleaner can remove stains easily because this mixture can absorb oil and moisture. Pour everything into a bowl and mix them well.
After preparing of cleaner, take a sponge and dip it into the solution and rub gently on your white leather sofa. This mixture work on most of the stains.
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