Leather has this certain characteristic that no other material can copy. The smell is appealing, the texture smooth, and when stitched all up together, it gives a relaxing kind of comfort like no other furniture can do. In addition to this, leather is also easy to maintain and clean. Keeping it away from direct sunlight will help make its lifespan longer and will be able to prevent cracks from taking place. In spite of its durability, it is important to note that leather furniture still needs proper care. In particular, leather sofas, when placed near doors or window that can easily be hit by the sun can easily crack and fade color. In this instance, draw the curtain as soon as you see sunlight shining through. Taking care of leather need not be hard work either. You only need to apply a conditioning liquid every so often so as to prevent scratches or stains that will ruin the material. For stains, wipe it as soon as possible. Never use alcohol nor should you use tissue paper or paper because they may contain wood that might scratch the leather. For leather sofas, it is important that you keep it away from getting any tear or scratch. If in the end you think that you cannot remove the stain anymore, do not experiment. It is best to call a professional. A professional leather technician is well versed on how leather should be treated and will teach you the proper way on maintaining your leather furniture.