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Just got my brand new Berklines and the leather squeaks and rubs as they recline. It's a bit distracting. Anyone else experienced this? I'm thinking just a bit of leather conditioner would fix it?
 

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The squeak will decrease over time, but in the mean time try putting a little bit of baby powder between the seat and the arm. You will not need much and it will make it go way.
 

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+1, put a little in the palm of your hand then reach down between the seat cushion and the arm and rub it around. I have 4 year old chairs and every once and awhile one starts squeaking. I have the baby powder on the shelf next to the case of microwave popcorn.
 

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i tried baby powder. put a bunch on, didn't work well at all. and made a mess.


you need ArmorAll/etc. just put it on a rag, rub the rag into the seat joints.

the noises will be completely gone for a long time.
 

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oh. the seat will operate smoother.
 

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Thanks guys. Problem solved with ArmorAll because I had that on hand and didnt have any baby powder. Squeak-free for now.
 

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good deal


i did mine a good while ago. still dead quiet.
 

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Anyone use leather conditioner or mink oil on their chairs? I wonder if that would be better than baby powder.
 

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Originally Posted by Drew_V /forum/post/18353286


Anyone use leather conditioner or mink oil on their chairs? I wonder if that would be better than baby powder.

I find that a good leather conditioner works perfectly. Conditioning your leather is something that you should consider doing at least once a year, depending on the humidity where you live. Best of luck to you!
 

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Thanks for the response. Although my chairs probably won't get daily use, it would be nice to keep them maintained like new if possible.
 
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