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How to Clean Your Leather Jacket?

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How to Clean a Leather Coat/Jacket

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Paige asked: How do I clean the inside of a leather coat to make it smell fresh? My coat has a silky inside. I want to get a smoke smell out of my leather coat.


Leather coats and jackets provide a beautiful way to keep warm during the cold winter months. Fortunately, keeping them looking their best is not difficult and doesn’t have to consume your time. It can be done by a professional or completed right at home. Here’s how to keep your leather jacket looking its best all season long.

Leather conditioner

Steps to Clean the Jacket:

  1. Leather jackets should only cleaned when needed. A jacket with typical wear only needs to be cleaned once a year.
  2. Fill a bucket with warm water and add a small amount of mild soap or detergent.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Moisten the sponge or soft cloth with the soapy water.
  5. Gently wipe it over the surface of the jacket. Do not scrub the coat.
  6. To rinse, moisten a sponge or soft cloth with plain water and wipe the entire coat to remove any soap residue.
  7. Wipe or blot the coat with a dry sponge or cloth to remove any excess moisture.
  8. Hang the coat to dry.
  9. Once dry, apply a leather conditioner to keep the leather soft and flexible.
  10. Once dry, the coat is ready to be worn or stored until the following year.

professionally cleaned once a year by a cleaner who is experienced with leather products.

(Instructions provided by Howtocleanstuff.net)

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