DIY : How To Remove Ink Stains From Leather Upholstery – Ryan Turner – Medium

“First Things First, Regular Ink Stain Removal Stuff Doesn’t Work On Leather.”

To be precise ink is a dyeing agent and it has the ability to stain/colour the leather. Because of intrinsic properties of both the materials. The longer any dying agent stays on the leather it becomes more difficult to the remove the ink stain. So it is advisable to remove the ink stain as soon as possible. Here’s a leather cleaning hack for getting those stubborn stains from leather.

DIY | Remove Ink Stains From Leather Upholstery

1) Dab A Clean Cotton Cloth

Dab a clean cotton cloth or any piece of fabric into isopropyl alcohol or rubbing alcohol. After having moistened the cloth with alcohol wipe an inconspicuous part of the lounge suite and see if any color is getting transferred. If you see the dye transferring from the leather to the cloth, then it is a clear sign that you should not proceed as you may remove the colour from your leather furniture.

2) Scrub The Entire Leather Lounge

The next step for cleaning leather couch is to now scrub the entire leather lounge. Make sure to be careful around the stains and see scrubbing them is not making leather upholstery worse.

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