How To Clean Mold From Leather
How To Clean Mold From Leather
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We are familiar with the mold that grows on things around the house, such as bread and fruit. However, when mold appears on leather, it’s a different story. We usually just discard the things that are moldy, but if it is a very valuable latigo strap for this saddle and we certainly don’t want to throw it away.

Step By Step Guide

The first thing to do to get rid of mold or mildew is to take an old t-shirt or another soft cough and rub. Make sure you get all of the excesses off onto the rag and be sure you do both the front and the back.

The next thing you need to do is you’ll take some lemon juice and mix it with water. You have to use that to neutralize the mold that’s on the leather. Now with a damp sponge, you need to coat the leather, front and back.

Cleaning Mold and Mildew From Leather

With this mixture, it’s not necessary to soak it in. Just do it so that you get the mold neutralized. After you have allowed the lemon juice to dry pretty well, take your soft cloth and wipe the strap down.

Depending upon the situation, if it is hand-tooled leather or something like that, recommended using Lexol or pure leather oil.

Apply this with a piece of sheep wool. Of course, do front and back. It’s better to do several light coats than it is one heavy coat. So, do a light coat, come back later, and give it a second application of the leather oil.


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