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Naugahyde - Cleaning and Removing Stains

We have received a few queries asking how to clean and remove stains from this popular material

First - what is naugahyde? - Is it an animal?

Naugahyde is a versatile synthetic leather fabric used to cover furniture and car seats, it consists of a woven fabric coated with a thin layer of PVC. It is made in the USA by Uniroyal Engineered Products LLC.

Cleaning Naugahyde: - The Naugahyde Website has a useful page devoted to "Cleaning and Care" www.naugahyde.com/cleaning.html

If you are interested in learning more about the product there is a Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naugahyde


Some of the queries we have received

The manufacturer recommends dish soap for slight soling, Lighter Fluid for heavier and a dilute bleach solution for the worst. The Lighter Fluid solution is effective for ballpoint stains.

Q:Removing Ball Point Ink from Naugahyde.Can it be done? -- Virginia Watts Reply

Q: Removal of Ball Point Ink Stain from Naugahyde. what will remove the stain from vinyl or naugahyde furniture? -- Kim L. Cowdell. Reply

Q: Ball Point ink Stain  How can i get a ballpoint stain from naugahyde? "Barbara Murray" -- Reply

Answer: Topcat Naugahyde Cleaner $9.00 to $15.00 depending who you buy it from. I bought mine from a dental supplies company called net32 or similar -- Dave Ridley Comment














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