How to Remove a Musty Smell from a Leather Jacket


Genuine leather jackets are heads and comfortable but very delicate. The skin, which comes directly from the tanning of some animals, just like our skin, it needs to keep clean of breathing pores and to be constantly moisturized to prevent cracking easily and getting a bad appearance and battered. Also in order to preserve these clothes in good condition, you should avoid exposure to unpleasant smells such as cigarette smoke, the smell of freshly cooked, the smell of perspiration but also mold, given the ease with which they can soak them. This guide aims to provide some simple tips to get rid of the smell of mildew from a leather jacket.

You need

Be sure to have on hand:

  • soft sponge
  • specific cream
  • Hanger

If the jacket soaks of odors, the first thing to do is undoubtedly to leave it in the open air, at least for an entire day, by having her hung upside to a coat hanger and put in such a way as to let her air out from any parts looking for though to put safe from possible gusts of wind. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight and, instead, prefer a shady setting but well ventilated. It is clear that to do this, you should choose a rainy day to prevent the mold.

After you aerate the jacket and having allowed to sweat to dry perfectly, take a brush or sponge, as long as it is soft and delicate, and start to brush the entire surface to eliminate any traces of dirt and dust. When finished, the next step will be to rehydration of the skin itself.

To perform this step, you will need a very soft cloth and a specific product for the treatment of leather surfaces (jackets, shoes, sofas, leather accessories and so on). This must be a very delicate cream that not only guarantees a cleaning effect to the skin, is able to guarantee a perfect hydration the same so that it begins to crack and create unsightly cracks and that pesky arid effect caused by lack of moisture. After pouring a small amount of cream on the cloth, pass over the surface until it is fully absorbed by the skin. At this point you will have your leather jacket scented and clean again.

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