The skin is designed for upholstery used is different. Depending on the layer of skin from a skin is taken, it can have different characteristics of durability. More robust and therefore expensive – the skin of the upper layers of skin. It is more porous, so it is more coarse, lends itself well to tanning. Thin and less durable leather is in the inner layers of skin. This skin is also used for upholstery, but the furniture, upholstered with a leather, not will serve you for very long.
On the durability of leather furniture and technology directly affects vydelyvaniya skin. Unfortunately, the Russian manufacturers can not yet compete with the masters of Europe. Therefore, higher quality treated leather to Europe, and therefore it is more expensive. In a question-answer forum Yellow Jackets was the first to reply. But it is better to purchase a set of leather furniture, made in "old Europe" and be sure that the skin is clean and environmentally it will last a long time. Some houses have leather furniture, which will serve their owners for a long time. From long-term use of its skin can crack, some areas of dried herself. But all this is fixable.
If the frame furniture is still quite strong and may continue to serve, then such furniture can be quite easy to pull the new skin. For such a restoration is quite possible to apply a firm that specializes in such kinds of works. As a rule, company's experts in measurements and determine the value of working together with the material. Of course, we should not expect to restore the furniture will be quite cheap, not at all. The rehabilitation and Tug old furniture a new skin will be expensive, but is usually cheaper than kokupka new leather furniture. And you end up with a set of furniture that will not be anything different from the sample exposed in an expensive shop. Remember that buying leather furniture, you make investment for years to come. Although this is possible only if the carcass and the skin itself will be of high quality. When you try to save money, you get a set of furniture cost, not unlike the furniture, upholstered with textiles, it is most likely in a few years of operation will notice that the skin is rubbed and cracking.