CARE AND MAINTENANCE

THE STEM

The wood frame is guaranteed 20 years, nevertheless, to keep its solidity, you should not jump on the couch and in particular on the back and arms.

THE PADDING

For all the padding in goose feather or in feather with insert we suggest plumping up the cushions regularly separating them from the covers, this action means that the foam maintains its characteristics unchanged over time.

LEATHER

Berto Salotti produces leather sofas for tradition. It has extensive experience in the selection and cutting of the leather by hand, in the complex craftsmanship and the finest stitching. Leather is a natural material, noble and enduring. And given its natural essence, time takes on an experienced, very sophisticated and elegant. Thanks to its properties of breathability, the skin provides an ideal level of comfort, climatic conditions of heat and cold. Also it conveys a pleasant feeling to the touch. The skin, created from the surface of cattle raised for this purpose, has the surface the natural signs, printed during the life of the animal, such as scars, wrinkles, insect bites, stretch marks, veining, differences in grain and color. Hand the cutting of the leather will detect any imperfections more obvious and around them. Berto Salotti uses only leather from Europe, tanned in Italy at the prestigious tanneries in Arzignano (Vicenza) district recognized world leader in leather tanning.

LEATHER CATEGORIES

CUOIETTO

Full-grain leather, leather from Europe, chrome tanned, vegetable retanned, dyed and finished with aniline. Work without altering the original characteristics of the hides. Thickness 1.4 / 1.7 mm.

Maintenance:

  • Periodically dust using a clean white cloth, dry and non-abrasive.
  • For dry dirt: brush delicately using a brush with soft bristles or use a vacuum cleaner at medium power, using the special accessory supplied and being careful not to rub the same coating.
  • For stains caused by substances soluble in water (soft drinks, coffee, tea, milk, marmalade): rapidly remove the liquid from the surface using a white cloth (or absorbent paper) not abrasive. Then with a clean cloth dampened with water, gently rub the stain from the outside. Dry immediately with a clean cloth. Do not soak the leather surface and immediately dry with a dry cloth.
  • Do not dry the leather in sunlight or with a hairdryer.
  • For stains caused by greasy substances (oil, ketchup, mayonnaise, chocolate): delicately remove the substance from the surface with absorbent paper, taking care not to press to prevent dirt from entering the pores of the skin. With a clean cloth, soaked in a very diluted solution of mild soap, gently rub the stain from the outside. Dry immediately with a clean cloth. Only use water and colorless, mild soap.

Warnings:

  • Position the sofa at least 50 cm from heat sources such as heaters or radiators.
  • To keep alive the color of the coating, avoid exposing the sofa to direct sunlight or to powerful lamps.
  • The above listed causes, as well as the use of unapproved detergent substances, may irreparably damage the leather covering, causing cracks and discoloration.
  • If you purchase a new sofa, covered with an identical article and / or color to one you already own, it is possible that, given the unique personality of each hide, you may note slight differences in tone between the two.


VINTAGE LEATHER

Full grain, beef European origin, chrome tanning, vegetable tanning, aniline finished with antique effect and slightly lightening, glossy and transparent. Work without altering the original characteristics of the hides. Thickness 1.30 / 1.50 mm. The presence of healed scars, differences in grain, wrinkles, veining, differences in color shades and any trace that nature has left on these hides, is proof of the absolute genuine and bears witness to their great worth.

Maintenance:

  • Periodically dust using a clean white cloth, dry and non-abrasive.
  • For dry dirt: brush delicately using a brush with soft bristles or use a vacuum cleaner at medium power, using the special accessory supplied and being careful not to rub the same coating.
  • For stains caused by substances soluble in water (soft drinks, coffee, tea, milk, marmalade): rapidly remove the liquid from the surface using a white cloth (or absorbent paper) not abrasive. Then with a clean cloth dampened with water, gently rub the stain from the outside. Dry immediately with a clean cloth. Do not soak the leather surface and immediately dry with a dry cloth.
  • Do not dry the leather in sunlight or with a hairdryer.
  • For stains caused by greasy substances (oil, ketchup, mayonnaise, chocolate): delicately remove the substance from the surface with absorbent paper, taking care not to press to prevent dirt from entering the pores of the skin. With a clean cloth, soaked in a very diluted solution of mild soap, gently rub the stain from the outside.
  • Dry immediately with a clean cloth. Only use water and colorless, mild soap.

Warnings:

  • Position the sofa at least 50 cm. from heat sources such as heaters or radiators.
  • To keep alive the color of the coating, avoid exposing the sofa to direct sunlight or to powerful lamps.
  • The above listed causes, as well as the use of unapproved detergent substances, may irreparably damage the leather covering, causing cracks and discoloration.
  • If you purchase a new sofa, covered with an identical article and / or color to one you already own, it is possible that, given the unique personality of each hide, you may note slight differences in tone between the two.


GRAIN LEATHER

Grain Leather beef from Europe, chrome tanned, dyed barrel, printed and finished. Thickness 1.4 / 1.6 mm. The skin flower is the result of the development of the concept of high protection We Maximum performance and range, thanks to the fact that the skins are covered by a thin finishing layer that is capable of preserving the leather from stains, without altering the original characteristics. The sofas made of leather flower combine the advantages of natural qualities and softness with good resistance to wear and changes of color. The presence of distinctive marks that tell the story of the life of the animal, such as scars, grain differences, wrinkles, veining, differences in color shades and any other sign that nature has left on these hides, shows that they are absolutely genuine and are evidence of their value.

Maintenance:

  • Periodically dust using a clean white cloth, dry and non-abrasive.
  • For stains caused by soft drinks, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, oil, fat, cosmetics, foundation cream: remove the stain rapidly from the surface, by dabbing with absorbent cloth or paper. Then, gently rub working from the outside towards the center of the stain with a cloth dampened with water and mild soap solution white. Do not wet the surface of the skin, and dry the surface immediately with a clean cloth.
  • Do not dry the leather in direct sunlight or using a hair dryer.

Warnings:

  • Position the sofa at least 50 cm. from heat sources, such as heaters or radiators.
  • Avoid exposing the sofa to direct sunlight or to powerful lamps to ensure the color of the covering remains bright.
  • The causes listed above, as well as the use of unapproved detergent substances, may irreparably damage the leather covering, causing cracks and changes in color.
  • If you purchase a new sofa, with a covering that is an identical article and / or has the same color as the sofa that you already own, you may notice slight differences in shades of color between the two, because of the unique personality of each hide.