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      05-31-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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cleaning leather...

How often do you guys clean/condition your leather. I'm not talking about heavy detailing like using a separate cleaner with a brush and then an expensive conditioner.. but rather the quick wipe down with one of those cleaner/conditioner products.

i usually wipe down my leather once a month with chemical guys sprayable leather. keeps the coral red looking supple and nice and bright. is this too often?
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Once a month is not too often. I wipe it down with a sort of cleaner every wash.
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Wipe down every wash clean, damp MF towel, clean once every 4 - 6 weeks with a one step product(I use PB Leather Stuff), deep clean once a year use either Leatherique twins or LeatherMaster treatment both work equally as well.
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I use a terry cloth applicator and put on a bit of leatherique every now and then just to do a quick cleanup. It seems like the seats clean up a lot quicker and stay pretty much mint all year round.
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it say every month just a personal opinion, well i use autoglym leather cleaner with a terry then use the plam applicator and applied some autoglym leather conditioner. get a steal on these items since there usually pricey 30percent of at canadian tire at the time on all auto glym products.
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Finished Cleaning / Care Schedule

How your leather feels (its Patina – literally ‘hand’) tells you more about its condition than anything; it should feel like something between velvet and satin. Supple, inviting and luxurious. Leather care starts with maintaining factory fresh feeling leather from the beginning. Keeping it clean is important, and hydration is the key; preserving the life, flexibility, appearance and longevity of your leather.

1. Using a damp terry weave towel, hydrate the finished leather by wiping surfaces each time you wash the vehicle.

2. Clean with surfaces (Leather Master™ Strong Cleaner, diluted as required) once every 4 - 6 weeks with a terry weave towel and a leather protection product (Leather Master™ Protection Cream)

3. Bi-annually use Leather Master™ Soft Touch (ex Vital) - This is NOT a conditioner per se but is used to improve and maintain the tactile feel and lustre by rehydration and to ensure the leather remains matte, soft and supple.
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