Sheepskin care - facts and myths
Many people believe that sheepskin is a difficult to clean material. MYTH Nothing could be more wrong. Everythink depends on the type of sheepskin, its properties and use. It happens that in the case of some types of leather, it is recommended only to regularly whisk them, while others need specialized cleaning preparations.
We want to give you advise about how to clean and care for natural sheepskin.
1. Sheepskin is resistant to dirt. FACT However, like most materials, dust settles on it. Therefore, one of the most important things that we should do after buying sheepskin is:
regular ventilate and beat the sheepskin
Prevents dust formation. Sheepskin doesn't like the sun. However, sheepskin likes low temperatures and even frosts. Regular ventilate and beat the sheepskin prevents the formation of unwanted odors.
2. Do not wet sheepskin. However, if it happens that the whole or part of the sheepskin will be wet, put it away from heat sources and let it dry completely.
3. COMBING. Sheepskin, especially after soaking, must be combed. That the bristles remain fluffy and floating - it should be combed from time to time. If you do not have a brush dedicated to sheepskins, you can use a brush to comb long-haired dogs.
4. The safest solutions are dry methods clean sheepskin, e.g. carpet cleaners, or slightly moisten the bristles. The skin should dry at room temperature away from excessive sun and other high temperature sources.
5. Over the years and subsequent cleaning / washing, our sheepskin may be harden and begin to become fragile. This is prevented by rubbing into sheepskin pure lanolin (1-2 times a year). Lanolin is available in pharmacies. Conserved and clean sheepskins remain smooth, soft for longer.