Problem with leather sofa

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Problem with leather sofa

Postby Lynn2 » Thu May 26, 2011 8:23 am

Hello,

Can I check with ksp whether you faced the above problem?

I bought a sofa that is of geninue leather.After a year, all the 'skin"starts pealing off.Anyone encounter such?thanks

rgds,
Lynn

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Happy Mama » Thu May 26, 2011 8:30 am

I don't have any issues with leather sofas. In fact I love leather sofas. I have been using my sofa for 13 years and it's still in perfect condition. Colour remains vibrant and almost as new.

When we first bought the sofa, we polished it once with the leather protector that came with it. Subsequently, for maintenance, my helper just uses a wet cloth with some dettol to clean the entire sofa.

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Lynn2 » Thu May 26, 2011 8:41 am

Really?We bought it from one of the shop in beach road furniture centre.


Rgds
Lynn





jessicawongcs wrote:i thought only those fake ones will starts peeling off :?
this was told by one of the salesperson but i am not sure abt it

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Jennifer » Thu May 26, 2011 8:57 am

I think genuine leather will also peel IF it is very old or has not been under proper maintenance or the quality is low grade.

Lynn, I think you shld go back to the shop to make enquiry why your 1 yr old leather sofa has this peeling prob.

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby sall » Thu May 26, 2011 9:00 am

If you clean it with those leather 'cream' regularly, it will last very long. My leather sofa is 10 years old, still in tip-top condition.

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Jennifer » Thu May 26, 2011 9:01 am

Happy Mama wrote:I don't have any issues with leather sofas. In fact I love leather sofas. I have been using my sofa for 13 years and it's still in perfect condition. Colour remains vibrant and almost as new.


My personal feel is that furniture of yesterdays were made with more care and the quality then was much better than the same type of material now.

Just like food. With today's technology advances, agricultural pdts grow faster, but the taste cannot be compared to the older days.

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby sall » Thu May 26, 2011 9:03 am

Agree with Jennifer, years ago, quality of furniture was much better.

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Happy Mama » Thu May 26, 2011 9:16 am

Jennifer wrote:
Happy Mama wrote:I don't have any issues with leather sofas. In fact I love leather sofas. I have been using my sofa for 13 years and it's still in perfect condition. Colour remains vibrant and almost as new.


My personal feel is that furniture of yesterdays were made with more care and the quality then was much better than the same type of material now.

Just like food. With today's technology advances, agricultural pdts grow faster, but the taste cannot be compared to the older days.


Heehee.. Yes that's true. My fridge and one of the TV's been with me for 18 years. :xedfingers:

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Lynn2 » Thu May 26, 2011 9:22 am

Hello all,

Thank you so much for all the feedbacks.

So, would u buy leather sofa again?

Cheers

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Re: Problem with leather sofa

Postby Picolo » Thu May 26, 2011 9:23 am

sall wrote:If you clean it with those leather 'cream' regularly, it will last very long. My leather sofa is 10 years old, still in tip-top condition.

Hi Sall,

Could you let us know what is the leather cream you are using? I have been procrastinating buying one cos dunno what is a good brand/ model. :roll:

Thanks!

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