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How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Cleaning Leather Car Seat

A new Genesis vehicle like the G70 is going to include leather car seats among other great interior amenities. But a lot of Hoover drivers end up asking us how to clean leather car seats. That’s why Genesis of Hoover has compiled a handy guide to leather seat care, below!

How to Clean Leather Car Seats: Step by Step

Knowing how to clean car seats on your own at home is a great way to make sure your vehicle looks spiffy, even after many years of use! Leather seat care just requires a pH-neutral cleaning solution, a microfiber cloth, a soft-bristled brush, leather conditioner, and a vacuum. Here are step by step instructions for how to clean car seats that are leather:

  1. Start by vacuumingthe interior of your vehicle, getting into the crevices to remove dust and dirt.
  2. Get a pH-neutral cleaning solution and apply it to your interior. Make sure to avoid getting the cleaner into the perforations.
  3. Clean the leather upholstery using your microfiber cloth and a soft-bristled brush.
  4. Now apply the leather conditioner to your seats, working it in gently with your microfiber cloth. Leather conditioner helps prevent cracks in your vehicle’s upholstery.

How to Clean Car Seats: Choosing a Cleaning Product

Hoover drivers may have an owner’s manual that recommends a cleaning product for leather seat care. But when it comes to knowing what to use on leather seat care, you can trust mild unscented soap and water! Warm water with a little bit of soap can be used with a colorless rag to clean your leather car seats. Realy, it’s about knowing what to avoid:

What Not To Use for Leather Seat Care

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

More Leather Seat Care Tips

  1. Many Hoover drivers find it helpful to keep a travel bottle of leather cleaning solution and a microfiber cloth on hand, just in case there’s a spill that needs a quick cleaning.
  2. Store your vehicle inside. Harsh weather conditions can be rough on leather car seats.
  3. Park in the shade. Sun can damage your leather car seats!

Get More Car Care Tips at Genesis of Hoover

The service center at Genesis of Hoover is dedicated to helping Hoover drivers keep their vehicles in great shape! If you have any questions about how to clean leather car seats or anything to do with luxury vehicle care, contact us today! While you’re here, read our handy guide on how to clean a car windshield inside, how to detail a car, or even the benefits of OEM parts!

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