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Idea How often should I do it?

As matter of interest, how often do people feed/clean the leather in their cars? I havent owned a car with leather interior before and just wondered how often is necessary and also which is the best stuff to use?
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Re: How often should I do it?

My brother cleans the leather in his car once a month, and it looks pristine. He does use a cleaner with leather nourishers in it though

He used to get the official BMW cleaner when he worked there
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Re: How often should I do it?

It very much depends on the wear and tear of the individual (pets, children etc)

I clean mine once a month with leather cleaner (Meguiars Leather Foam Cleaner/Conditioner). I vacumn the seats every week and give them the occasional wipe off with a damp chamois.
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Re: How often should I do it?

Clean, once a month
Feed, once every six months
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Re: How often should I do it?

Gliptones is generally regarded to be the best cleaner and conditioner as shown in various tests. AROC magazine did a good side by side test of several products a while back and Gliptones came out on top.

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Re: How often should I do it?

I use the Autoglym Leather Cleaner which whilst the Gliptone makes it smell more leather-like the Autoglym cream keeps that 'as-new' smell in the car and as its very light I 'cream-it (!)' every couple of weeks..
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Re: How often should I do it?

I was immediately attracted to this question and the found out it was about leather seats. i have leather seats too i feed mine every 4-5 weeks as they dont get too much of a hammering, there is a food and drink ban in my car! and my children are 17 and 19 and rarely sit in it now and my wife respects my car
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