How to Prevent Wrinkles on Your Leather Furniture

June 6, 2018 leather furniture care

Comfort creases or discomfort creases on leather?  Comfort zones are different for all people.  What makes me feel at home may be entirely different for someone else.  I like the casual look and my husband, bless his cotton socks and new leather shoes, likes the more formal look.  So we spend our lives trying to […]

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How Does Leather Get its Colour?

May 19, 2018 Leather design

Have you ever looked at a leather product, felt its texture, and just marvelled at its vibrant colour? I’m sure most, if not all, of us have! If you ever asked yourself how leather and its makers in the industry can make it look so beautiful, then wonder no more! There are different types of […]

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Buying Guide: Long-Lasting Leather Sofa

April 23, 2018 Buying guide

Leather sofas are one of the most unique pieces of furniture you can have inside your home. These special couches can elevate the look and ambiance of any room they are placed in. Maybe you are planning on buying that perfect leather sofa for that certain spot in your house, but you don’t know exactly […]

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Where Did this Stain Come From?

March 19, 2018 Leather maintenance

Leather is a versatile material which is used to create many kinds of products. From shoes and seats to high end furniture, leather is well sought out for its adaptability and flexibility. However, not even leather is immune from different stains and blemishes. Here are a few substances that can unfortunately stain even your favourite leather couch: […]

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Pros of Vinyl Upholstery

February 19, 2018 Vinyl Upholstery

When you are planning to buy furniture, the choice of upholstery is vital. This will depend on where you are going to place it and how frequently it will be used. If you are placing your furniture outdoors, such as on a deck, you have to consider the weather elements that may take a toll on […]

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Leather Recliner Buying Guide

January 19, 2018 Recliners

Leather recliners are the epitome of comfort. They are your friend that greets you after a long day of work and says, “Hi, come sit and relax”. Since these chairs are long lasting and hardwearing, you’ll want to ask around to find the right one. Good thing your friends at Leather King are here to help! […]

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Popular Colour Trends for Your Leather Sofa

December 19, 2017 Colours and designs

Just like your clothes, your leather sofa can go out of style. Be sure to check the latest colour trends before going all-out on a furniture-buying spree. We checked the trends in the interior design industry for you, and listed the most popular colours among buyers this year. Top choices of colours for leather sofa […]

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Why You Should Leave Antique Restoration to the Professionals

November 19, 2017 Restoration tips

If you are a huge fan of antiques, you know how thrilling it is to find or own an exquisite piece of antique furniture that has restorative potential. You might want to take on the challenge of restoring your antiques on your own, with the thought of saving the money that you’d pay for restoration […]

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Faux Leather vs. Real Leather: Which is the Best Option?

October 16, 2017 Uncategorized

Is faux leather really a worthy alternative to genuine leather?   Leather is a timeless, classic look, but it is always expensive. Many people would like to own leather products, but either can’t afford it, or are considering the purchase of a cheaper imitation. But, are the savings worth the resulting product? You decide. Below […]

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Fashionable Pineapple Leather – Know More About It

September 12, 2017 Pineapple Leather

Are you a fashionista with a passion for new trends? Then this one is for you! Have you ever thought of transforming materials that would usually go to waste into a stunning new textile? That is how pineapple leather came into existence. This new type of leather has since found its way into the fashion […]

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What is the Leather Tanning Process?

August 14, 2017 Uncategorized

Leather is probably one of the most versatile and well-known materials in the world. Having been around for centuries, leather is used to make a variety of product, from clothing, bookbinding, furniture covering, accessories, and so on. Leather comes from animal rawhide and skin and often undergoes the tanning process to produce an end product […]

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Finished vs. Unfinished Leather Furniture

July 12, 2017 Type of Leather

Leather furniture can be expensive but it’s a great investment. Shopping for quality furnishings for your home means getting your money’s worth. If you are looking for quality home furnishings, leather furniture should be one of your top choices. There is a lot of jargon associated with buying leather furniture so you need to know […]

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Latest trends in leather furniture

May 12, 2017 Leather Furniture

If it works in the Kalahari it will work in your home. Classic Glamour and Comfortable Chic In Africa’s Kalahari Desert, there is a tented camp called Jock’s Camp. I have been there.  It is like old Africa meeting Ralph Lauren; the Kilim and oriental rugs, and the leather furniture draped with fabulous African weaving. […]

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Decorating Around Leather Furniture

April 14, 2017 Leather Furniture

Couch Potato Comfort – Snuggle into your Leather Furniture Guiltlessly The fabulous feel of leather invites you to sit and relax. It lures you into its comfy realms of sheer luxury. There is no doubt about that. Leather furniture, not only adds character to a room, but it is easily adaptable to most design styles […]

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Fabric or Leather: Which sofa is better?

February 15, 2017 Furniture

One of the most important things in every house is the sofa. It is the central piece of furniture in a living room and the one that your guests’ first see after coming into the room. An issue that all customers face when choosing a perfect sofa for the house is whether to buy a […]

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When to change your Sofa

January 24, 2017 Furniture

Be it’s your favourite TV buddy or your friend in need in a marital discord, a time will come when you may want to reconsider its stay, for your well-being and comfort. There are a number of things to keep in mind when considering sofa replacement. On average, sofas have a ‘life expectancy’ of 7-15 […]

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All White and Clean

5 Top tips to take extra Care of  white Furniture White furniture has a way of making any area look classy and elegant. Whether it is indoors or outdoors, white furniture looks beautiful, but it can, and will, get dirty easier than your dark coloured furniture. Many homeowners steer clear of white or light-coloured furniture […]

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Easy and Useful Tips for Leather Furniture Maintenance

December 12, 2016 Leather Furniture Maintenance

The prospect of maintaining leather furniture should not stop you from getting it. Leather furniture is not hard to maintain. With proper maintenance, you will see that furniture made of leather looks even more beautiful over time. The fact is that leather’s durability depends on how you care for it. Fortunately, taking care of leather is […]

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Leather Myths, Debunked

November 15, 2016 Leather Myths

Are you in search for new furniture? Are you looking for leather furniture but have reservations? We understand where you are coming from. Consumers in a showroom often stay away from leather furniture due to the belief that it is impractical to purchase. There are a lot of leather myths so popular that they are […]

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Leather Sofa – DIY Cleaning ideas to avoid

November 1, 2016 Furniture

A leather sofa is a good purchase! First of all, it is very stylish. It fits well into any type of interior design – from classic to modern ones. Secondly, it is a piece of luxury and it will definitely make your guests envy you and want to get one for their house too. Lastly, […]

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Where does my leather come from and should I care? Leather traceability

October 18, 2016 Leather traceability

Ever wondered where the leather used to make your furniture comes from? Chances are that the 8 million cattle or 24 million sheep hides processed every year in Australia have contributed the leather you enjoy in the comfort of your home or office. Leather is big business globally with an estimated annual value of $60 billion. […]

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How to restore leather-9 steps

October 4, 2016 Leather King

We all love leather furniture. It makes a room cosy and feels nice and warm when you sit or lie on it. After several years of use, your leather furniture is bound to fade in colour, develop wrinkles and cracks and generally lose that elegant style it initially possessed. The response for most people would […]

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5 Reasons you should refurbish your furniture

September 20, 2016 Furniture, Refurbish

Are you lamenting over your old and broken furniture and wondering what you could do to restore its glory? Let’s face it, wear and tear is a part of your furniture’s life that you must come to terms with.  Sometimes it happens naturally due to long usage, or you may just come home one evening […]

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Leather décor- The do’s and don’ts

September 6, 2016 Leather décor

Designing your home décor with leather furniture is exciting, but can also be tricky. This is primarily because the colours of most leather furniture are heavy and minimal. Having a set of, say, brown leather seats may bring out a dull mood that is undesirable, more so in the living room. If you are one […]

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How to Tell Good Leather From Cheap Leather

August 22, 2016 Leather King

Being able to distinguish between good quality leather and cheap leather will help you choose leather goods that will last a lifetime, rather than leather goods that will barely last a month.  Although, it can be a little difficult to spot the difference between high and low quality leathers, there are several techniques that will […]

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Leather Types and Quality

August 8, 2016 Leather King

Full Grain Leather comes from the top layer of the hide which has all of the grain and is thus, full grain.  Full grain leather is the strongest and most durable leather making it the best and high quality leather.  Also, since the grain is so tight, it resists moisture very well. Overtime, full grain […]

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What are the Benefits of Getting a Leather Sofa?

July 25, 2016 Uncategorized

The earliest use of leather was an animal skin placed on the ground to serve as a warm and comfortable place to sit or sleep. Ever since then, leather has been a highly valued material. It is widely in demand because of its useful properties that no other material can give. At present, leather is […]

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Go Natural, Go Clean: How to Clean Leather Furniture, Minus the Harmful Chemicals

July 11, 2016 Leather King

Let’s face it: No matter how we try to protect our fully-polished leather furniture, there will come a time when we will come home to a stained or mildewed couch. And while this may not be convenient, there is nothing for it but to grab a chemical cleaner in the grocery store. But wait, do […]

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Ways to Keep Leather Cracks and Dryness at Bay

June 27, 2016 Leather King

Durable and handsomely up market, leather furniture is definitely one of the best investments you can make for your home. But while a few wrinkles can add up to that vintage look, sitting on a fully-cracked couch is not a pleasant experience. The question is, since cracks are natural, especially for old furniture sets, how […]

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Types of Leather Most Common In Furniture

June 13, 2016 Leather King

Leather is a popular material used in different kinds of furniture. Because of leather’s timeless appeal, it has adorned homes for many years now and is unlikely to go out of style anytime soon. This makes leather an excellent furniture choice. One thing you should know though, is that leather comes in different types. Yes, […]

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Keeping Your Leather Safe

May 28, 2016 Leather King

Leather has got to be one of the toughest materials out there. That’s the reason why it’s used in a variety of things such as clothing, accessories, upholstery, and even furniture! However, if you buy something that’s made out of leather and don’t take care of it, you may end up regretting your decision one […]

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