Taking care of the leather seats of your Mercedes Benz is very important. Why you may ask? The answer; Leather will show signs of wear rather quickly if not properly cared for. This article will tell you some of the ways to care for your seats.
People will sometimes buy a car just for the leather seats. The look, feel and aroma of leather can be intoxicating to some people. Your Mercedes Benz would not look as perfect with cracked faded leather would it? Of course not! To keep that from happening you want to know how to care for your leather seats.
You want to treat your leather like you would your skin. Leather has fibers that need to be cleaned to keep it from cracking and fading. When you clean these fibers you get rid of all the dirt and dust that has congested. Mishandled care of these fibers is what leads to the cracked and damaged leather seats.
The first step to caring for your Mercedes’ leather seats is of course to clean them. While this may sound oh so simple, that is not always the case. Do you know how many leather seat care products are available? You want to find a good and effective cleaner for your seats. Your Mercedes will look even better when you are finished.
You might have already done your research for leather care products. If you haven’t, here are a few products from Amor All, one of the top car care brands.
o Leather Care Gel – This gel will clean and condition fine leather.
o Leather Care Protectant – This protectant will renew and revive the leather
o Leather Wipes – These wipes clean, condition and block against stains, spills and more.
If you choose to use a cleaner that only does just that, you want to be sure and condition the leather next. Conditioning your leather seats will lubricate the fibers helping to prevent cracks and fading. Be sure the conditioner you choose offers a UV protection. I’m sure you have noticed when the sun hits leather it rapidly starts to fade and crack. Using a conditioner that has UV protection will help prevent this.
The cheaper leather seat cleaners will leave a greasy finish on your seats. Avoid this if at all possible! A good product will absorb into the leather therefore giving it the best treatment and care. You only want the best for your car do you not?
Some might think using seat covers on leather seats will help prevent them from cracking and fading. While they won’t fade being blocked by the sun, they can still crack. They will get dry from the heat inside and crease from you sitting on them like normally. Take them off regularly when you clean inside and clean them as well. Just because they are covered does not mean they are not part of the cleaning process!
Treat your Mercedes Benz like what it should be, your baby. You want to take the best care and offer the best love for it.