Black is the most versatile color. Use this water-based finish / paint on leather, vinyl, auto interiors, rubber, plastic, even shoes, jackets, or handbags.
$16 – $76
Use our water-based finishes to restore and condition:
Our finishes won’t sunfade or backstain like leather dyes. They don't feel plasticky, flake or peel like spray paints. Each bottle comes with gloves and stir stick.
Do not use on fabric, suede, nubuck, bonded or faux leather.
Store in a temperate, dark place away from children.
Click here for SDS (Safety Data Sheets) and ingredient information.
Changing color is best suited to absorbent leather.
The following are not good candidates and will require touch-up:
Here's what wear looks like:
Touch-up is easy and minimized by:
Whites and off-whites get poorer coverage. If you are changing from dark or red to pale, you may need 2x-3x the volume of color. Consider a coat of Ash or Stone grey as a primer to minimize this.
Our products are water-based acrylic finishes (paints) that look and feel natural. Consider a heavier urethane or aerosol for color changing boat or auto upholstery.
You can order handmade swatches of leather or vinyl refinished with our colors to see how they compare.
Or send us a sample and pay a fee for an exact match (recommended for auto, RV, boat interiors, primary or secondary colors):
Matching fees are non-refundable. We do not accept returns on Custom Colors.
Samples should be at least 2" x 3" in size and can be:
Please print out and include the Color Request Form and mail to:
Rub 'n Restore, Inc.
PO Box 1149 (US mail only)
39585 Lund Rd (UPS / FedEx / DHL only)
Paonia, CO 81428 USA
Colors and Clear Prep+Finish™ cover the same area.
These estimates can vary based upon quality and condition of material.
Choose an option below to get a quantity recommendation:
Buy it if you:
Answer these three questions to determine what clear finish, if any, is needed.
Orders received before 10 am MST on weekdays (excluding US holidays) are usually shipped same-day.
Most domestic orders are shipped via Priority Mail unless otherwise requested and typically arrive in 2-4 business days. Packages over 6 lbs. as well as all Canadian and international orders are shipped via UPS.
Carriers have suspended their service guarantees due to COVID. We are not responsible for delays and cannot refund shipping costs except for UPS Next Day Air.
You will receive an automated email with tracking number. Please secure your package in a timely fashion to avoid freezing during winter months.
Canadian and international Customers, use coupon code internationalCLUB (case and space sensitive) to discount the freight and duties on 8 or 16 oz. bottles of color. Rub 'n Restore, Inc. is not responsible for duties, tariffs or other expenses incurred.
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Return & Exchange Policy
We accept returns or exchanges of the following products within 60 days of purchase:
Sorry, we do not accept returns of:
*PLEASE NOTE: The shipping cost to return / exchange a single unopened 2 oz. color, 2 oz. clear, 4 oz. clear, 1 oz. filler, or cleaner may cost more than the product itself and result in little or no refund or exchange credit.
Our cost to ship each order is more than what you paid, and we will recoup the difference on any return or exchange. For example:
If you request a return label, the cost will be deducted from any return or exchange. Our return labels are convenient and cost less than what you'll pay at the counter at UPS or the Post Office.
Read our complete return policy here.
$8 – $31
$18 – $28
$24 – $42
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Last year my wife used it to refresh our couch and arm chairs and it did a fantastic job of that too.
Afterward I used the clear on a very high quality but neglected leather couch, cushions, and pillows, all really old, dry, dirty, and well used. After a quick cleaning of the surface (409), six coats of clear with an hour dry time between coats, and you'd swear these pieces were just delivered from the King Ranch saddlery and leather works. Maybe saved $5,000 replacement of those beauties.
And then there were the barn boots, ugly but in good condition... like new now with mahogany color and two clear coats.
Keep a quart of clear handy. I completed all the above ob less that 2 quarts, and saved a bundle.