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Did you just notice a split seam on your leather couch? Did your pet damage the leather ottoman? Or maybe your leather recliner’s color faded and you’d like to restore it? Whatever leather repair you need, Technique Leather has got your back! We have been in business for over 30 years and have proudly served thousands of satisfied customers. The services we offer include: 

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

Technique Leather specializes in fixing cuts and tears, removing ink marks, fading or staining, repairing damages, scratches, and split seams. Our team of experienced craftsmen will help with almost any leather product: chairs, sofas, stools or seats. We will work hard to ensure your satisfaction and the best possible result. And that’s often just for a fraction of the cost of a replacement product!

Mishaps at home 

Your beautiful leather furniture is probably more likely to be a victim of household mishaps if you have small children or pets at home. Whether you’re struggling with stains, cuts, burns, scratches, or splits, Technique Leather has the tools and the knowledge to fix them. We will examine the issue and present you with the best possible solution. So instead of throwing away your leather product, give us a call! We will try to restore it to its former glory while still being affordable. 

Leather Products

Leather has been a very popular material for years; it’s one of those things that never go out of style. When they think of leather seats or furniture, people often think of sophistication. Leather has many great qualities: it’s durable, long-lasting, and easy to care for. It can be so versatile; you can make it look traditional, elegant or contemporary. And while leather can be a great material to use, it is not completely resistant to damages. Read on to find out how to protect your leather products. 

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Causes of Leather Damage

In order for your leather product to serve you well for years, you need to take good care of it. Below we list and describe 5 common causes of leather damage that every leather owner should be mindful of. 

  • Sunlight

Direct sunlight is harmful to many things, leather products included. It has a negative effect on the color of the leather. Leaving leather products in direct sunlight will make them look worn down and faded. It might therefore be a better idea to move your leather products away from windows. In case of leather seats in the car, try parking in shaded spots or inside a garage. 

  • Temperature changes 

Another cause of leather damage are significant changes in temperature. Putting your leather product in an environment that’s either too hot or too cold can destroy it. Leather items should be kept at a stable temperature. In the case of leather car seats, once again we recommend parking in shaded areas or garages. 

  • Stains 

Accidents happen and stains do too. Nevertheless it’s good to remember that if stains are not cleaned up right away, they become permanent. To remove stains, use a special protectant from a good leather restoration kit. It’s a much better option than harsh chemicals. 

  • Using harsh chemicals 

Products with chemicals, such as soaps and detergents, can damage your leather instead of cleaning it. They can make it look dry and dull. It’s therefore important to buy cleaners made specifically for leather. 

  • Heat

Just like with too much sunlight and the changes in temperature, too much heat can destroy leather. If your leather product is located near a heating vent, it’s time to move it somewhere else. If your car has leather seats, make an effort to park it in a garage or in the shade. 

Fixing leather

When you notice your leather products getting dirty or stained, you may feel the urge to clean it yourself. If you proceed, make sure to use appropriate cleaners, such as: 

  • Leather Cleaners 

Leather cleaners are designed specifically for leather items. They don’t contain any harsh chemicals. They can be used to remove oil, dirt, stains or grime. 

  • Leather Restoration Kit

Leather restoration kits are useful when you’re trying to bring your leather product back to life. A good quality kit will help you moisturize the leather and restore it, while preventing further damage. 

  • Olive or Baby Oil

Small scratches and tears can be treated with baby or olive oil. Apply some with a cotton ball and let it dry for at least an hour. Then check to see how the scratch looks. (Note: you may have to repeat the procedure if you don’t see any results.)  

In case the damage is greater or you’re afraid of ruining your leather product, reach out to Technique Leather! We have the experience, the knowledge, the tools and the experts, so we guarantee we’ll get the job done well. 

Benefits of hiring professional leather repairmen

All leather owners face damage issues at some point. When it happens, it may be a better idea to call in the experts instead of proceeding with DIY solutions. Why? Here are some reasons to take into consideration: 

  1. Cost – DIY leather repairs can definitely seem cheaper than hiring professional help. However, DIY repairs often end up taking longer than expected or cause more damage. In that case repair costs can double or even triple from the original. To save you the headache of another DIY project, call Technique Leather right away!
  2. Time – Leather repair may be time consuming, especially if the damage is significant or severe. Many of us may simply not have the time to deal with complex repairs that require specialized tools. That’s why there are pros such as Technique Leather, who are fast and reliable. 
  3. Results – When your leather is damaged, you want to make sure that it’s repaired properly. DIY repairs may not always lead to the best results. Leather repair can be difficult and require a lot of skill. YouTube tutorials may not be enough. Contacting Technique Leather would therefore be a much better option. 

Leather Care and Repair

Taking care of your leather products at home, in the car or at work is necessary to keep them in the best shape possible for a long time. Nevertheless, damage from accidents like tears, stains or cuts is almost inevitable. With time, leather can fade and need to be restored. Instead of getting rid of your leather product, let Technique Leather recolor or restore it. We will work hard to restore your leather items to their former glory. We always keep your needs and budget in mind. 

In case you have more questions or would like to learn more about the services we offer, please give us a call. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Automotive Leather

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Bi-Cast Leather

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Contract Leather

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Finished Leather

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Italian Leather

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