Hair-on-Hide Zebra and Cow Mold Killer Kit H4.mk by Leather Doctor is a fungicide that kills, disinfects, sanitizes, and deodorizes mold on hair-on-hide rugs.
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What is Hair-on-Hide Rug?
A hair-on-hide rug is a full-sized animal like a zebra or cow with hair still intact and the hide is tanned as suede on the reverse side.
What is Mold?
Mold is a fungus that has a very fine dusty texture and moldy appearance including a characteristic musty odor commonly found on damp hair-on-hide rugs.
How Mold Growth on Hair-on-Hide Rug?
Mold requires moisture and surface soiling provides extra nutrients for growth. Another condition for growth is poor air circulation, warm temperature, and the absence of sunlight mold pores settle and flourish readily on a hair-on-hide rug.
What are Mold Damages on Hair-on-Hide Rug?
Molds cause the biodegradation of natural materials like the hair-on-hide rug.
Mold growth draws its nutrients from the hide softening fat and oil resulting in the weakening of the hide tear strength.
Mold infestation presence is detected by its characteristic musty odor and moldy appearance.
Mold is a living organism and progressive infestation on the hide will result in unsightly dark sinking pits that may require physical removal.
How to Prevent Mold Growth on Hair-on-Hide Rug?
Mold growth is preventable by keeping the hair-on-hide rugs from water damage and away from humid environments.
Mold-preventive anti-fungicidal control treatment is preferred over corrective restoration prior to putting a hair-on-hide rug in storage.
Mold antimicrobial control with Leather Mold Killer-3.6 on a hair-on-hide rug is just like an antibiotic, is a course of medications that has to be administered on an 8-monthly cycle to be long-term effective against re-occurrence.
How to Decontaminate Mold Growth on Hair-on-Hide Rug?
Mold growth is removed, contained, and disposed of responsibly in terms of health and the environment.
Hide suede side is brushed with a brass or steel brush accordingly and the remaining residue is removed by erasing with good traction using Suede Eraser-5.
Suede Cleaner-4.5 is used for overall general cleaning followed by Suede Rinse-2.3 prior to Leather Mold Killer-3.6.
How to Treat Mold Growth on Hair-on-Hide Rug?
Leather Mold Killer-3.6 fungicide is used for disinfecting and controlling musty odor from mold activities after decontamination cleaning.
How to Soften Conditioning Hide after Anti-Fungicidal Treatment?
Leather Hydrator-3.3 is used to relax the hide to plump softness prior to Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 softening conditioning.
How to Protect Hide Suede Side after Softening Conditioning?
Leather Scent Protector-S+ is used as a non-stick, rub-resistant protector with a silky feel that also masks a classic leather scent.
Why the following Products are Picked as a Holistic System to Decontaminate Mold on Hair-on-Hide?
The answer is . . .
Suede Cleaner-4.5 and Suede Rinse-2.3 system!
Suede Cleaner-4.5 is a water-based suede sanitizer-cleaner with a pH value of 4.5 without the potential side effects like rings and browning on sensitive suede.
Suede Rinse-2.3 with a pH value of 2.3 works in sync to rinse with Suede Cleaner-4.5 suspended soiling which also functions as a suede pH balancer.
Leather Mold Killer-3.6!
Mold Killer-3.6 is a fungicide treatment that an 8-monthly cycle treatment is recommended to disinfect and control musty odor from mold living activities against long-term effectiveness.
Leather Hydrator-3.3 and Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 system!
Hydrator-3.3 is a water-based pH 3.3 hydrator used to relax and plump soft suede fibers for better fat and oil conditioning prior to Fatliquor-5.5.
Fatliquor-5.5 is the leather scent version of Fatliquor-5.0 with an extra classic leather scent to mask the unpleasant musty odor, besides softening the suede when dry with suppleness.
Leather Scent Protector-S+!
Leather Protector-S+ imparts non-stick, rub-resistant protection with a silky feel that also masks a classic leather scent.
Why Products in Concentrates?
Concentrate product has an indefinite shelf life, does not freeze, has less handling damage, and save on shipping weight.
Concentrates in the bottle have to be cut/mixed with distilled water prior to use.
How to work with Suede Cleaner-4.5 and Suede Rinse-2.3 system?
1- Suede Cleaner-4.5 is sprayed and works with brass Suede Brush-3 together with Suede Eraser-5 for better traction soiling removal.
2- Towel-5 or a highly absorbent lint-free towel is used again to extract suspended soiling and repeat change folding sides until the towel shows clean.
3- Suede Rinse-2.3 is sprayed and works with brass Suede Brush-3 together with Suede Eraser-5 for better traction soiling removal.
4- Towel-5 or a highly absorbent lint-free towel is used again to extract suspended soiling and repeat change folding sides until the towel shows clean.
How to work with Leather Mold Killer-3.6?
1- Mold Killer-3.6 when spraying a breathing mask is recommended and brushed with a brass Suede Brush-3 soaking into the suede side with an even appearance and letting dry naturally.
How to work with Leather Hydrator-3.3 and Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 system?
1- Hydrator-3.3 is sprayed and brushed using brass Suede Brush-3 to distribute and be absorbed into the suede structure.
2- When the suede appears evenly with moisture saturation, staking, massaging, and flexing return the suede ready for Fatliquor-5.5 top-up conditioning.
3- Fatliquor-5.5 is sprayed and brushed using a brass Suede Brush-3 to distribute and be absorbed into the suede.
4- Fatliquor-5.5 is repeatedly applied each time the water content evaporates and until the suede takes no more.
5- Fatliquor-5.5 top-up fat and oil are left to slow natural drying and before it is fully dried, staking, massaging, or flexing until fully dry will result in a softer suede.
How to Clean the Hair Side?
1- Hair is brushed with the brass Suede Brush-3 at an angle and vacuumed off clean.
2- Hair-on-Hide Cleaner-5.5 is used for general cleaning followed by Hair-on-Hide Rinse-4.0 in both applications with brushing in one direction and folding towel extract changing fold sides until the towel shows clean.
How to Condition the Hair Side?
1- Leather Scent Protector-S+ is mist sprayed and brushed in one direction and left to dry.
2- The hair side is again brushed when dry for softness.
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