Some people get nervous when it is time to clean furniture. Different furniture takes different procedures. Cleaning leather furniture is something most people can do at home, even if they are nervous about it. However, in order to clean upholstered furniture, it is best to take it to a local furniture cleaning service. With wood furniture, most people clean it at home, but will take it to a cleaning service for more intricate cleaning. Cleaning leather is often the furniture cleaning that people are the most afraid of. Leather is expensive and no one wants to ruin their leather furniture. Most furniture stores will sell you cleaning products when you buy leather furniture. These are safe for your leather. If you are still nervous, spot clean an area that no one will see, like the side of a cushion, and wait a day to make sure there is no bad reactions. What you should be wary of is scrubbing too hard. Vigorous scrubbing can destroy the leather. Also, be sure to dry the leather after you are finished cleaning.