Bracci Cleaning Instructions and regular maintenance

Italian leather hides are known for being the best in the world in terms of durability and resistance as they will last for many years with the proper care and cleaning.
First of all, pls protect your leather sofa by avoiding exposure to direct sunlight or to power lamps as this will cause colour fading. Also positon your sofa at least 20 inches from sources of heat such as heaters or radiators.

Bracci High and Medium Protected Leathers..(grade 25, grade 35 and grade 38)

~ REGULAR MAINTENANCE: Periodically dust using a clean dry white cloth. Pls kindly make sure that the white cloth is nice and soft and non-abrasive. Also vacuum cleaning in crevices and along the bottom when necessary. Pls use power at medium and apply in front specific accessory supplied with the vacuum cleaner; also avoid rubbling the accessory directly against the leather.
~ We recommend to apply a good leather conditioner every 6 to 12 months depending on the use, as this will help maintain your leather nice and soft for many years. A brand of conditioner that we suggest is Uniters.com, whom can also send professional leather specialist directly to your home for all your needs.
~ DO NOT USE: saddle soap, cleaning solvents, furniture polish, abrasive cleaners, unapproved detergent substances. Always try any cleaning product in a hidden area first to verify results.
~ For stains caused by soft drinks, coffee, tea, milk, jam, oil, cosmetics: remove the stain very quick from the surface by dabbing with an absorbent white cloth or paper towel. Then soak a white cloth in water and mild white soap solution and gently start rubbing from the outside of the stain to the center. Do not soak the stain heavily in water and dry the surface immediately using a clean cloth. Do not dry the leather in direct sunlight or with an hair dryer. The leather needs to air dry naturally.
~ If the stain persists, to avoid any potential damage to the leather, pls kindly contact a leather specialist for cleaning such as Uniters.com

Bracci Low Protected Leathers…(grade 40, grade 50)

We would like to emphasize that low protected leathers are very delicate so extra attention is needed.
~ REGULAR MAINTENANCE: Periodically dust using a clean dry white cloth. Pls kindly make sure that the white cloth is nice and soft and non-abrasive. Also vacuum cleaning in crevices and along the bottom when necessary. Pls use power at medium and apply in front specific accessory supplied with the vacuum cleaner; also avoid rubbling the accessory directly against the leather.
~ DO NOT USE any leather conditioners on all natural leathers in grade 40 and grade 50.
~ DO NOT USE: saddle soap, cleaning solvents, furniture polish, abrasive cleaners, unapproved detergent substances. Always try any cleaning product in a hidden area first to verify results.
~ For stains such as soft drinks, coffee, tea, milk, jam: remove the stain very quick from the surface with paper towel or non abrasive cloth. Then with a cloth, just soaked in water, rub gently from the outside of the stain towards the center. Then dry immediately with a clean dry cloth.
~ For stains caused by greasy food such as ketchup, mayonnaise, chocolate, oil: remove the substance very gently from the surface of the leather by using only an absorbent paper towel. Use absorbent paper towel without pressure on the surface of the leather in order to avoid that the dirt gets into the pores of the leather. Then use a clean white cloth soaked in a very dilute solution of neutral soap and rub gently from the outside to the center of the stain. Dry immediately with a clean cloth.
~ For leather with nabuk and velvet effect such as leather article Emotion and Prestige, pls follow all the above procedures of low protected leathers, then at the end, when the leather is cleaned and dry, rub very gently with a thin abrasive paper in order to restore the nabuck and velvet effect.
~ If the stain persists, to avoid any potential damage to the leather, pls kindly contact a leather specialist for cleaning such as Uniters.com