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Is your leather sofa damaged? Did you notice a split seam on your favorite ottoman? Does your leather jacket have a stain? Maybe there’s a cut on your car seat? Don’t worry, Technique Leather is here to help! We have been making leather repairs for over 30 years. During that time we’ve proudly served thousands of satisfied customers and dealt with all kinds of repairs, from small to extensive. Our services include: 

  • Automotive leather
  • Aviation leather
  • Bi-cast leather
  • Contract leather
  • Finished leather
  • Italian leather
  • Split leather
  • Commercial leather care
  • Buying leather
  • Leather care

Damaged leather is our specialty; cuts, tears, stains, spills, scratches, split seams or fading color, Technique Leather has the solution for you! We work with a variety of leather products , including clothing, furniture and cars. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. We strive to meet your leather repair needs at a fraction of the cost of a replacement iem. 

Home mishaps

If you’re living with small children or pets, then you will probably agree that accidents are unavoidable. Your leather products can become damaged in a split second. And that’s okay! Mishaps happen to everyone! Whether you’re dealing with leather stains, cuts, burns, scratches or splits, Technique Leather knows how to fix it. We will first examine the issue and then come up with an affordable plan of action. Before you throw your leather items away, let us restore them for you!

Leather Products

Leather has always been a very sought-after material. It’s very versatile as it can be used in a variety of ways. You can achieve any look you want using leather items. Bonus: it’s long-lasting, durable and relatively easy to take care of. With so many benefits, it’s hard to remember that it isn’t indestructible. Damages to leather can and do happen, both accidentally and over time. Being careful with your leather items and protecting them is always a good idea. 

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Causes of Leather Damage

You will be able to enjoy your leather products much longer if you understand the most common causes of leather damage. 

  • Sunlight

Exposure to direct sunlight is not good for most materials, and that includes leather. Sun can speed up the fading process, making your leather look worn down. It can also cause discolorations. That’s why it’s better to move leather products away from windows. Cars with leather seating should be parked in garages. 

  • Temperature changes 

Extreme heat or cold can also negatively affect your leather items. Too hot and you may be dealing with dried out leather. Too cold – and you’re risking tears. Keeping all leather at a moderate temperature is your safest bet.

  • Stains 

Spilled a drink on your leather couch? It doesn’t take long for leather to stain. It’s important to take care of the spill right away to minimize damage. To clean up a leather stain you need a special protectant from a high quality leather restoration kit. No cleaners with harsh chemicals should ever be used on leather. 

  • Using harsh chemicals 

Leather and harsh chemicals do not go together. Why? Because they can cause more leather damage. Soaps and detergents were not meant for leather cleaning. If treated with harsh chemicals, leather looks dry and dull. It can also get discolored. Therefore having a specially designed leather cleaner at hand is a must for any leather owner. 

  • Heat

Heat is another common cause of damage. Although having a leather recliner by a fireplace sounds lovely, it may not be a good idea.Leather should be kept away from heat sources to prevent damage. 

Simple ways of fixing leather

Damaged leather can be restored in a vast majority of cases. There may be times when you may want to try fixing the problem yourself. There are a few things to remember when dealing with leather damage: 

  • Leather Cleaners 

Regular fabric cleaners should not be used on leather items. Only specially designed leather cleaners should be used to treat leather products and remove oil, dirt, stains and grime. Again, no harsh chemicals. 

  • Leather Restoration Kits

Having a high quality leather restoration kit is a must if you own leather products. Items included in those kits can help you restore leather by moisturizing it and preventing further damage. 

  • Olive or Baby Oils

Did you know that small tears and scratches can be treated with olive or baby oil? Simply apply an oiled cotton ball to the damaged area and let it dry for an hour. Reapply as necessary. 

While all these treatments are very useful, especially in cases of small leather damage, they are not solutions to all leather problems. If you’re not sure how to deal with an issue; if the leather damage is severe or extensive, then it’s time to call the professionals – Technique Leather. We can determine what needs to be done and provide you with a solution. Remember, we have the knowledge, the tools and the expertise to do the job right!

Benefits of hiring professional leather help 

The truth of the matter is leather gets damaged. And while there are many DIY solutions you can find on the web, it’s important to remember that they do not always work. If you’re debating whether or not you should hire the experts, consider the following:

  1. Cost – Fixing leather damages at home can certainly sound cheaper. Keep in mind, though, that DIY leather repairs can turn very costly when they go wrong. If you miss or mess up a step, you may end up causing further damage to your leather product. Then the cost of the repair will rise significantly. Our suggestion? Call Technique Leather to get a quote on a leather repair.  
  2. Time – Leather damage takes time to repair. If you’re trying to do it yourself, you may need to practice your skills first. You may also need to learn to use specialized tools. With our busy schedules, ask yourself if you really have time for complex repairs? It’s easier and safer to hire pros from Technique Leather. We are fast, reliable and knowledgeable. 
  3. Results – When restoring leather, you should always expect the best possible results. Truth be told, DIY repairs may not yield the results you are hoping for. However, we can guarantee that Technique Leather will deliver repairs of the highest quality.

Leather Care and Repair

If you want your leather products to last you a lifetime, then you need to look after them. Whenever you spot an issue, call the pros to deal with it. Damages happen and time is of the essence when it comes to leather restoration. Basically, the sooner we repair the damage, the better. Tears, stains, cuts, fading – Technique Leather can help you take care of them all. We believe in restoring leather, not replacing it or throwing it away. We are reliable, knowledgeable and fast. We are exactly what you’ve been looking for!

Do you have more questions or would like more information? Then go ahead and reach out to our friendly team of experts. Technique Leather is here for you.

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Finished Leather

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Italian Leather

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