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Furniture Clinic's Complete Leather Repair Kit

August 25, 2017

We have launched a fantastic new product to help you repair any small areas of damage on all your leather items.

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How to Restore a Leather Steering Wheel

How to Restore a Leather Steering Wheel

August 17, 2017

If your leather steering wheel has started to discolour as a result of ageing, wear or excess sunlight, don't look for a replacement, consider restoring it instead.

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Cleaning Your Car Seats After the School Run

Cleaning Your Car Seats After the School Run

August 4, 2017

Our team of specialists have put together 10 top tips to help you help you keep your leather or fabric car seats in pristine condition.

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Furniture Clinic's Four Season Leather Care Plan

July 13, 2017

We have designed a four seasons care plan to remind you to clean and protect your leather items, four times a year, at the start of each season.

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Restoring Memorabilia Worth Over £2500

Restoring Memorabilia Worth Over £2500

July 6, 2017

You may be forgiven for thinking that our business is all about furniture, and indeed much of it is, its even in our name, but any item of leather can be restored by our teams, no matter how unusual.

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Customer Results: Restoring a White Leather sofa

Customer Results: Restoring a White Leather sofa

June 29, 2017

We recently asked you to send us photographs of your damaged furniture for your chance to win all the products that you would need to restore it! Here are the winner's results.

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How to Restore the Leather Seats of a Classic Car

How to Restore the Leather Seats of a Classic Car

June 9, 2017

We offer a specialist range of leather products, as well as some easy to follow step-by-step and video guides to help you restore your classic car interior.

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Restoring Colour to a Faded Leather Sofa

Restoring Colour to a Faded Leather Sofa

June 2, 2017

If the colour on your aniline or pull up leather sofa has started to fade as a result of ageing, wear or excess sunlight, don't look for a replacement, consider restoring it instead.

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Top Tips For Caring For Your Horse Tack

Top Tips For Caring For Your Horse Tack

May 19, 2017

Given that your tack is one of the most expensive equestrian purchases you will make, it’s vital to take care of your leatherwork to ensure its longevity.

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Leather Sofas to Car Seats: Are Yours Protected?

Leather Sofas to Car Seats: Are Yours Protected?

May 9, 2017

Whenever we buy something new, we always want to keep it in perfect condition and the best place to start is with prevention.

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How-to Identify Leather

How-to Identify Leather

May 4, 2017

There are many different types of leather available, each with its own unique look and feel. Use this chart to easily identify the various types of leather to ensure you choose the correct products when cleaning or restoring your items.

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How to Avoid & Repair Cat Scratches on Your Leather Sofa

How to Avoid & Repair Cat Scratches on Your Leather Sofa

April 27, 2017

Here are our tips on how to avoid cat scratches your furniture and how to repair it, if it does ever occur.

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Furniture Clinic's Top Five Leather Furniture Care Tips

April 3, 2017

Here are our top five leather furniture care tips to help you keep your leather items looking their best and make them last a lifetime.

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Furniture Clinic Q&A: Answering Your Most Popular Questions

Furniture Clinic Q&A: Answering Your Most Popular Questions

March 7, 2017

We receive a lot of enquiries here at Furniture Clinic! And we love hearing about all your projects and advising you on how to attempt them with our products. To make it a little easier for you we will be providing this Q & A series to provide you with some of the most popular questions.

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Furniture Clinic Restores the Legendary \

Furniture Clinic Restores the Legendary 'Return of The Saint' Jaguar XJ-S

February 1, 2017

Our experts here at Handbag Clinic were given a mammoth task to complete in just a short space of time; to restore the entire interior of the Jaguar XJS from 'The Return of The Saint' TV show. Find out how they got on!

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What is Neatsfoot Oil?

What is Neatsfoot Oil?

May 24, 2016

Neatsfoot is a traditional oil used for softening leather, however you can get better results with modern products?

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How To Clean A White Leather Sofa

How To Clean A White Leather Sofa

March 29, 2016

The best way to clean and protect your white leather sofa

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What is Leather Food?

What is Leather Food?

March 16, 2016

Leather food, or hyde food as it is known, is a product used to maintain and feed leather.

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 Runners up at the North East Business Awards

Runners up at the North East Business Awards

April 8, 2015

North East Business Awards 2015

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Furniture Clinic to exhibit at January Furniture Show

Furniture Clinic to exhibit at January Furniture Show

December 9, 2014

The show will launch the furniture industry buying cycle in the UK and internationally and has attracted most of the industry’s major names.

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MD Ben Staerck wins Young Business Person of the Year award!

MD Ben Staerck wins Young Business Person of the Year award!

November 14, 2014

The North East Business Executive of the Year Awards, is an opportunity to celebrate business success in the North East.

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 Win a trip to New York!

Win a trip to New York!

October 1, 2014

The advice based system 'Customer stories', invites you to upload projects you have carried out using Furniture Clinic products.

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Furniture at Classic Motor Show

Furniture at Classic Motor Show

August 7, 2014

Furniture Clinic will be at the Classic Motor Show this year

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Furniture Clinic release Leather Protection Cream + Silver

Furniture Clinic release Leather Protection Cream + Silver

August 7, 2014

Furniture Clinic have released Leather Protection Cream with added silver

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Furniture Clinic release FabriCoat Upholstery Kit

Furniture Clinic release FabriCoat Upholstery Kit

August 7, 2014

Furniture Clinic release FabriCoat Upholstery Kit, which contains everything needed to restore or change the color of any fabric item

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Furniture Clinic at Classic Car Show

Furniture Clinic at Classic Car Show

July 31, 2014

Furniture Clinic are exhibiting at the Manchester Classic Car Show in September

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Furniture Clinic at Waxstock 2014

Furniture Clinic at Waxstock 2014

July 17, 2014

Furniture Clinic will be exhibiting at Waxstock this year

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Furniture Clinic team up with Interior Deisgner

Furniture Clinic team up with Interior Deisgner

July 2, 2014

We gave some leather care advice to the talented designer Yasmin Chopin

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Furniture Clinic sponsor Jaguar Enthusiasts Club 30th Anniversary

Furniture Clinic sponsor Jaguar Enthusiasts Club 30th Anniversary

June 1, 2014

We will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Jaguar Enthusiasts Club at Thorseby Hall on 21-22nd June.

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Furniture Clinic release Leather Aroma Gel

Furniture Clinic release Leather Aroma Gel

May 7, 2014

The unique leather scent can fade over time, but with Furniture Clinic's Leather Aroma gel, the smell of new leather is long lasting

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Furniture Clinic launch Mattress Clinic

Furniture Clinic launch Mattress Clinic

March 14, 2014

Furniture Clinic have launched sister brand; Mattress Clinic which provides luxury care and protection for all beds.

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Furniture Clinic are exhibiting at May Design Series

Furniture Clinic are exhibiting at May Design Series

March 14, 2014

It might be a couple of months away, but there's lots to prepare for this years May Design Series.

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Furniture Clinic launch Saddle Clinic

Furniture Clinic launch Saddle Clinic

February 17, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Furniture Clinic have launched a sister company, 'Saddle Clinic'.

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Furniture Clinic showcasing at the Practical Classics Restoration Show

Furniture Clinic showcasing at the Practical Classics Restoration Show

February 17, 2014

Furniture Clinic are looking forward to the Practical Classics Restoration Show in April.

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Interiors Show Preparation

Interiors Show Preparation

December 13, 2013

Interiors UK offers an array of retailers, interior designers and architects showcasing an of inspiring selection interiors products.

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Launch of Convertible Roof Restoration Kit

Launch of Convertible Roof Restoration Kit

November 19, 2013

The sensation of driving with the roof down after a day cooped up inside a stuffy office is unbeatable. Exploring the sights and smells of the air on a mild evening is something us Brits relish.

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New York, New York!

New York, New York!

September 19, 2013

We are happy to announce that Furniture Clinic has launched in the United States!

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Art Deco suite restored!

Art Deco suite restored!

August 13, 2013

This month our Gateshead branch were pleased to receive an original Art Deco suite to restore.

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Furniture Clinics Harry Nichol Named Apprentice of the Year

Furniture Clinics Harry Nichol Named Apprentice of the Year

March 21, 2013

We are incredibly proud to announce that one of our Apprentices, Harry Nichol, has won national recognition for his achievements with Furniture Clinic, in the form of the Apprentice of the Year award from Business Impact.

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Furniture Clinic run Leather Restoration Seminar for Jaguar Enthusiast Club

Furniture Clinic run Leather Restoration Seminar for Jaguar Enthusiast Club

February 26, 2011

Furniture Clinic were asked by the Jaguar Enthusiast Club (JEC) to run a specialist seminar that would show their members the correct procedure to clean, repair, restore & maintain leather interiors in classic cars.

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Take 5 - The Rover P5b Owners Club

Take 5 - The Rover P5b Owners Club

June 1, 2008

This is a snippet taken from an article wirtten in the Rover P5b owners club magazine in June 2008.

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