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Motorhome refurb

Hi all - this is my first post - am trying to decide whether to go for leather or fabric for cab seating and lounge area - anyone had any experience of a leather in a motorhome - we have a dog - are there any major disadvantages? Many thanks
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Hi and welcome.

I think you might find that leather is not leather but a synthetic material designed to look like leather, you don't get many cows that have skin in 50 meter rolls!. We have a dog and our upholstery is cough! leather, and have had no problems infarct it is easier to wipe down when the mutt decides to jump up with muddy paws..

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Had ours redone in leather three years ago. Great job, very pleased. Previously it had been done in faux leather which was falling apart as the shiny bit on the surface crumbled.

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Can't advise myself but recent thread in link below so @Devonboy maybe could help.

https://forums.motorhomefacts.com/206...ml#post2488689

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Welcome to the forum Granny! - you're probably about 17, right?

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We have a real leather 3 piece suit, never again.

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But why Jan?

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Could you stain the rest to match? - serious question!

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Could you stain the rest to match? - serious question!
Have you ever tried to dye wools or cottons that are only a little bit different in colour Jean, it doesn't work and I am sure it would be the same with leather being a natural fibre.
We had a lot of trouble with this suit from the beginning, the leather was not treated properly we believe then the firm we bought it from went bankrupted.
We´re used to it now, its a nice shape, tall backs on sofa and chairs, one day when we don't have a cat we will have it recovered.

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