Even the most expensive, high-quality manufacture of fur loses its attractiveness over time: there is grease and stains, dust and dirt accumulate from precipitation. Fur products demanding care. I'll tell you how to clean the fur collar at home.
Features of fur cleaning with special means
Manufacturers offer easy-to-use kits for quick and comprehensive cleaning of fur. This is a great option than to clean the collar of a jacket without resorting to the service of dry cleaning.
The basic rules for cleaning a fur collar is adherence to technology. Before proceeding with the procedure, determine the degree of contamination of the collar:
Use to clean and protect the natural structure of the fur:
Deep impact soap
Treat with foam:
Read the detailed description of how to clean the collar at home with the help of special tools:
- Spray the product evenly over the surface of the collar, avoiding soaking the skin under the fur.
- Roll up the collar.
- After 15 minutes, turn around and wipe the collar with a terry cloth. Rinse the cloth periodically and squeeze to completely remove the dirt that has absorbed the dirt.
- In the process of drying, periodically comb the comb in the direction of the hairs.
Undoubted plus means - professional approach and brilliant result.
Minus - high price.
Therefore, I suggest less costly, but no less effective methods.
Method 1: dry clean
When the fur is moistened with skin, impregnation and fats are washed out. Then the material shrinks, decreases in size and hardens. Therefore, the answer to the question whether it is possible to wash a fur collar is negative.
There is a way out - this is a simple dry cleaning method:
1. Talcum treatment
Talc removes greasiness, absorbs dust.
Spread the collar on the table and sprinkle liberally with talcum powder.
With your own hands, rub the powder in fluff.
2. Removal of talc with contamination
After 10 minutes, shake out the collar.
Use a hair dryer to remove the residue of talc: direct the air jet at the product.
Method 2: wet cleaning
It is difficult to dry clean the collars with long hairs and thick down. If the fur sticks together, the fuzz clogged with dust, the question arises: how to wash the natural fur at home. In this case, you can apply a wet cleaning product.
Method 1: with detergent
You can clean the fur collar with such means:
- gel for washing children's dishes;
- liquid powder for washing wool and silk.
Dry powder is better not to use - it is difficult to remove without rinsing.
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Beat in a thick foam solution with detergent.
Rub the foam into the fur with a soft sponge. It will dissolve grease and dirt.
Wipe off the foam with a wet cloth and leave the collar to dry.
Dried hair comb.
The longer the fur - the less often and longer the teeth on the comb should be.
Method 2: with ammonia and salt
You can clean the fur item of clothing from stains and dirt with an alcohol-salt solution:
Make a solution:
Stir and pour the solution into the spray bottle.
Spray the solution on the surface of the product.
Turn the lining up so that the solution does not soak into the skin.
After half an hour, wipe the fur with a soft, damp sponge, ridding it of any residual solution.
Method 3: for white, light fur
A bright collar may eventually turn yellow, dim. There are two processing options:
Option 1: to restore whiteness
Treat with hydrogen peroxide.
After 10 minutes, wipe off the peroxide with a damp cloth.
Option 2: for shine
Pour the juice of one lemon into a glass of water.
Dampen a napkin and walk it on the surface. The dust will be washed off, the shine will be restored.
Method 3: washing faux fur
Artificial material can be washed by hand.
I suggest a way to wash the fur collar:
- Dissolve the powder for wool in warm (+30 degrees) water.
- Immerse the fur in the solution for 5 minutes, do not rub.
- Thoroughly rinse under the shower jets.
- Hang the collar to glass the water.
- Comb after drying.
Now, having familiarized yourself with the methods, you will be able to clean the fur thing qualitatively without fear of spoiling it. The video in this article will complement my recommendations with visual advice. If you want to clarify the information, ask a question - write in the comments.