How to Clean Mold Spots From Leather Sneakers
Posted on Oct 23 2011 at 05:12:50 PM in How-To
Leather is a great material for shoes, because it is comfortable, stylish and in the same time durable. However, it requires special maintenance in order to make it last longer. You have to estimate extremely carefully where to store them, because most of the suitable places are in a humid area in your home. The excess moisture will cause a mold appearance on your leather sneakers right away. Happily, you can deal with such problem. All you need is the right cleaning method.
Considering that professional cleaning services London provide the following tips on how to get rid of the mold stains on your favorite leather sneakers:
As a start you have to prepare a few things you are going to use in order to make the cleaning more efficient. In this case you will have to store out 1 cup denatured alcohol, natural bristle shoe brush,spray bottle, 1 cup warm water, 2 soft cloths and a wax shoe polish that matches the shoes' color.
Mix the alcohol and water together into the spray bottle. Then shake it in order to dissolve the alcohol well into the water.
Apply the alcohol solution over the moldy leather surface, until you have moistened all of it. Let the cleaner to stand on for about 5 minutes. After that wipe the shoes with a soft clean cloth, working in a small, circular motions. If you notice that there are small spots from the mold that remain, just repeat the spray&wipe procedure several times.
Then let the shoes to naturally dry. Submerge a soft cloth into the wax shoe polish, and go over the leather sneakers surface with it, working in a circular motion, using light pressure.
To finish just take an ordinary brush and buff your shoes with it.
Cleaning services team wish you good final results!