How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Cleaning Leather Car Seat

Purchasing or leasing a new Alfa Romeo vehicle with leather seats can make your drives around Miami Beach more enjoyable. They feel more luxurious than cloth, but additional care to keep the leather upholstery in good condition is required. Learn proper leather seat care and how to clean leather car seats in this handy guide from the service experts at Planet Alfa Romeo.

Tips for Cleaning Leather Car Seats

Learn how to clean leather car seats by following these easy steps:

  1. Starting by vacuuming the crevices of your seats to remove any dust, dirt, or debris.
  2. Apply a pH-neutral cleaning solution to your upholstery, making sure to avoid getting any liquid cleaner into any perforations.
  3. Use a microfiber cloth and soft-bristled brush to gently clean the leather upholstery.
  4. After your seats are clean, apply an approved leather conditioner to your seats, and gently work in using a clean microfiber cloth. Be sure to allow the conditioner to dry, and then buff in with another clean microfiber cloth. The leather conditioner helps keep your seats supple and avoid cracking.

What Cleaning Products Should Be Used on Leather Seats?

It’s recommended to use a colorless, simple damp rag to lightly dust your car seats in Kendall. If you want a more thorough wash, use warm water with a little soap or a specially made leather cleaner to wipe down the seats. Don’t hesitate to refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual for recommendations.

No matter which cleaner you decide to use, there are several materials to AVOID using on your leather seats, such as:

  • Sharp objects that may scratch
  • Household cleaner
  • Dark cloths
  • Detergents
  • Furniture polish

Get Professional Leather Seat Care at Planet Alfa Romeo

Learn how to clean car seats, and get other handy service tips like how often to rotate tires and how to change spark plugs, from the service team at Planet Alfa Romeo. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need to schedule a service appointment.

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