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- remedy Folk remedies in dealing with
- inks Using industrial remedies
- terrible - when pen stains appear on leather products. After all, leather clothes and furniture are very sensitive to modern chemistry, and often after the washing procedure, they can change color and lose their qualities, which cannot be restored later.
Choosing a Tool
There are many ways and means that will save you from this problem. It must be remembered that the dried up spot from the pen on the leather sofa is removed more difficult and longer than immediately after an accidental ink hit. It is customary to distinguish only two types of remedies for eliminating this problem:
- Natural remedies that a housewife can find, both in the kitchen and in the medicine chest. Natural products include: table salt, baking soda and citric acid.
- Chemicals. Some chemicals are available to many at home, but if there are none, you can buy them at any hardware store, their assortment is very large.
Folk remedies in the fight against
inks Procedural substances, or in a different way, give a good result in just a few hours, and it should be noted that they leave no trace of their impact on the capricious skin. They are easy to apply and are always at hand.
The method of removing ink from the leather surface with salt is very popular among hostesses. For him you will need soap, water and salt. First you need to dissolve the soapy water and wipe the problem area with it, then you need to pour salt on the surface abundantly and leave for a few hours. After the time the salt is removed, and the treated place is wiped with a dry cloth. As a result, you get the cleaned surface of a leather sofa from the marks of a ballpoint pen, salt will not leave marks on your favorite furniture.. ..
Citric Acid is not only suitable for cleaning scale, but also for cleaning leather products from ink that housewives are struggling so hard with. To remove the handle mark, moisten a cloth or cotton swab with citric or acetic acid and carefully wipe the place of contamination.
After that, it is necessary to clean the surface with a soap solution, and then rinse everything and wipe it dry with a rag. After such simple manipulations leather sofa will be clean without a trace of the handle.
To clean the leather furniture from the traces of the handle, you need to take one teaspoon of baking soda and dilute it in 0, 5 liters of warm water. Soak a rag or cotton swab with the resulting solution and wipe the ink spot on the pen, then rinse off with soapy water. In the end, you need to wipe the sofa with a cloth and you can forget about the fact that it once had traces of the handle.
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Modern chemical means if used improperly, or if the concentration, time, and frequency of use are not followed, damage to things that will no longer be repairable can result. Do not forget about their strong impact on the leather product, so always read how to use them correctly, because the result is irreversible.
The most popular and effective chemical method is the use of a special stain remover that is suitable for your sofa's skin type. Do not forget to read carefully how to use it, the scheme of application. In most cases, the stain remover is applied to the swab, then wipe the ink spot, wait a few minutes and wipe dry.
Another tool used by housewives to scrub the ballpoint pen is regular soap, which helps to get rid of ink traces on the soft skin of the sofa. For this method, it is necessary to apply the soap on the brush, before it wet it or the surface of pollution, and then gently rub the problem area. Be careful not to damage the skin with a brush, finally wipe with a damp cloth and wipe dry. Soap when used correctly does not leave any marks on the skin of the sofa.It is possible to quite effectively wipe off traces of a pen from a leather sofa with the help of any alcohol-containing means, it allows you to easily remove ink without any stains. It is necessary to moisten a cotton swab with alcohol and wipe off marks from a ballpoint pen, then wipe the problem area with water.
Excellent for removing ballpoint pen stains on leather sofas, dishwashing detergents, their composition allows to fight well with ink on the skin of all types. If after the first application the ink remains, do not be afraid and repeat the procedure. Detergents for dishes gently clean the surface of the skin, while not leaving any traces.
Few people know, but with hairspray, you can scrub any ink stain on a leather sofa, regardless of skin type. In this case, hairspray acts as a solvent on the chemical structure of the ink and allows you to wash it easily. Apply varnish on the problem area, wait a few minutes for the reaction to occur, and then rinse everything with soapy water and wipe dry. Do not worry if the problem has not disappeared from the first time, try to repeat the procedure, but remember that too much and often should not be done with skin of dark shades.
Acetone-free nail polish remover is a good remedy against ball pen marks on a leather sofa, it allows you to gently clean the surface of ink without damaging your skin. To do this, apply nail polish remover to a cotton swab and wipe the problem area. As a result, ink stains appear that need to be quickly removed with a wet cloth, after which the surface is dried.
Another gentle remedy is any cream for face or hands, it must be applied to the ink and wait two to three minutes, after which the cream is removed with a cotton swab. If you are not satisfied with the result, and the spots remain, repeat the procedure until the ink is completely removed from the surface of the sofa. This can be done a large number of times, because the cream does not destroy the structure of the skin and does not discolor it, this is especially important when working with dark skin.
With the help of a solution of ammonia with glycerin, many housewives easily get rid of ink stains on all types of leather sofas. To do this, apply for a few minutes a solution of alcohol, then wipe everything with a soap solution and then wipe dry. Remember that this method is suitable for skin of light tones, and dark skin can lose its color.
When applying any of the above, we recommend following these rules:
- should not use strong chemicals for a long time and in high concentration on dark leather sofas, they can easily discolor it, which cannot be later corrected;
- all manipulations should be carried out with warm water and a soft cloth for cleaning, otherwise the skin may crack;
- If you use cleansing agents that contain acids, it is important to maintain concentration, because excessive application of acid to the skin can lead to volume reduction and compression.