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How To Repair A Faux Leather Recliner?

What Is Faux Leather In A Recliner? Faux leather is one of the most popular and common recliners that you can find. They are comfortable and give off a homely vibe that is unmatched.

With its many plus points, one of the biggest flaws of faux leather recliners is that they get damaged pretty quickly. The faux leather starts to peel off the recliner bit by bit, and it is not easy to fix them or replace them at once.

However, in this article, we will discuss a way for you to fix a faux leather recliner in easy steps.

Steps To Fix A Faux Leather Recliner

Since faux leather means tears and constant peel-offs every now and then, patch-ups are necessary. Here’s how you can patch up the tears on your best leather recliner:

  • Step 1: Cut out denim or canvas such that they are slightly bigger than the size of the tears and peeled patches. Next, insert these patches inside the tears and adjust them so that they cover the tear. Use tweezers for this.
  • Step 2: Squirt some glue on a thin object that can go inside the tear and glue on the sides of the patches and the tear. Press down on the tear so that the glue affixes the patch in place. Wipe off excess glue with a rag cloth.
  • Step 3: Use a crumpled paper towel and some glue, or use some other means to give some texture to the patch. Next, get some vinyl paint so that you can blend those patches with the rest of the recliner.

Since the denim or canvas patches are different from actual faux leather, step 3 becomes very important. Otherwise, colorful patches in faux leather can be unpleasant to the eye.

This method works for a few tears on the recliner; however, if your faux leather recliner has too many tears on it, patches might not be an effective idea.


About Karen Miller

As an interior designer, I believe that living spaces should be welcoming and comfortable. When you walk into your home or office for the first time after it's been remodeled by me - all of those efforts are paid off with a sense of comfort in knowing how much care went into making sure every detail was attended too!

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