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It is quite common these days for car makers to offer leather seats as an option of luxury & it comes in many forms. With that said, how does one look after the luxurious look of leather seats? In this article, we will discuss ways to maintain, clean & condition your leather seats.

The deterioration of leather seats over a long period of time, especially being exposed to our hot weather, can certainly be an eye sore to look at. So, take precautionary measures now to avoid spending big in the future.

Let’s dive in.


What is The Best Way to Clean Your Leather Seats?

Here’s a list of items that you will need along with step-by-step guides.

You’ll need:

  • Microfiber Towels
  • Leather Cleaning Solution
  • Soft Bristle Brush
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Leather Conditioner


  1. Apply Cleaning Solution – Find out which cleaning solution works best for the type of leather that you have. Apply it directly onto the leather seats. You can also apply them onto other parts of the interior ie Center Console or Dashboard. Let the solution sit for 30 to 60 seconds.
  1. Scrub with Soft Brush – Lightly scrub the cleaning solution with a semi-wet brush to form a foamy lather on the seat. This will soften old & stubborn stains.
  1. Wipe Off Excess – Immediately wipe off the solution with a clean microfiber towel once the seats are clean. Then, use a different clean damp towel to remove excess solution. End result should be when the seats are clean & DRY.
  1. Condition Leather Seats – Apply the right conditioner on your leather materials & let it cure for a few minutes. After it heals, use a clean microfiber towel to wipe off excess conditioner. Your clean leather seats shouldn’t look greasy once it is done. If you realise some parts of the leather material are dry, apply a light conditioner again for better results.


Undoubtedly, leather seats will age & crack with time & harsh weather. If you’re looking for a complete exterior & interior solution, WashAway is here to help you save time & give you the best results you need. Find us at any of our 3 branches nearest to you or call our friendly staff for more information. Get the best detailing service curated for you at an affordable price. Whenever you’re ready, let’s talk at 03-9543 2605.

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