Vachetta Leather Mold Killer Kit V5.mk by Leather Doctor is a fungicide mold killer, sanitizer, and deodorizer for Vachetta and all veg-tan leathers.
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What is Vachetta?
Vachetta also known as saddlery, bridle, equestrian, craft, or tooling leather, is vegetable-tanned and can be found in bags, boots, wallets, saddles, and furniture.
Why does Mold Grow on Vachetta?
Vachetta leather is a natural biodegradable material more absorbent than most finished leathers and the condition for growth is moisture, air circulation, temperature, and absence of sunlight mold pores from the atmosphere settles and flourish readily.
What are Mold Growth Damages on Vachetta?
Mold growth draws its nutrients from the leather softening fat and oil resulting in the weakening of the leather tear strength.
Mold infestation presence is detected by its characteristic musty odor and moldy appearance.
Mold is a living organism and progressive infestation on leather will result in unsightly dark sinking pits that may require physical removal.
How to Prevent Mold Growth on Vachetta?
Mold growth is preventable by keeping leather from water damage and storing it in a humid environment.
Mold-preventive anti-fungicidal control treatment is preferred over corrective restoration prior to putting leather in storage.
Mold antimicrobial control with Leather Mold Killer-3.6 on leather 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 Vachetta?
Mold growth is removed, contained, and disposed of responsibly in terms of health and the environment.
Mold remaining residue is removed by erasing with good traction using Leather Eraser-4.
Leather Prep-4.4 is used for overall preparatory cleaning prior to Leather Cleaner-3.8 followed by Leather Rinse-3.0.
How to Treat Mold Growth on Vachetta?
Leather Mold Killer-3.6 fungicide is used for disinfecting and controlling musty odor from mold activities after decontamination cleaning.
How to Soften Conditioning Vachetta after Anti-Fungicidal Treatment?
Leather Hydrator-3.3 is used to relax the leather to plump softness prior to Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 softening conditioning when dry.
How to Protect Vachetta after Softening Conditioning?
Leather Protector-D is used as a non-stick, rub-resistant protector with a draggy feel.
"Why the following Products are Picked as a Holistic System to Decontaminate Mold Growth on Vachetta leather?"
The answer . . .
Leather Prep-4.4, Leather Cleaner-3.8, and Leather Rinse-3.0 system!
Prep-4.4 is a heavy-duty preparatory cleaner that works well on accumulative soiling nutrient-feeding mold growth that needs to be removed altogether prior to Leather Cleaner-3.8 followed by Leather Rinse-3.0.
Cleaner-3.8 is a water-based all-purpose mild cleaner with a pH value of 3.8 for removing Prep-4.4 residues and general cleaning follows by Rinse-3.0 sync as an all-purpose rinse.
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 leather 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 leather when dry with suppleness.
Protector-D is a protective conditioner with a draggy feel that is also a scuff repairer filling and concealing surface scuffs to improve appearance.
Why Products in Concentrates?
Concentrate product has an indefinite shelf life, does not freeze, has less handling damage, and save cost on shipping weight.
Concentrates in the bottle have to be cut/mixed with distilled water prior to use.
How to work with Leather Prep-4.4, Leather Cleaner-3.8, and Leather Rinse-3.0 system?
1- Prep-4.4 works with a horsehair Leather Brush-1 for detail brushing, and Leather Eraser-4 for erasing and spreading it to allow for a sufficient dwell time of 15 mins to an hour for penetrating, lubricating, and suspending the soiling, then brush and erase again prior to towel extraction, until towel shows clean.
2- Cleaner-3.8 is sprayed and works again with horsehair Leather Brush-1 together with Leather Eraser-4 for better traction soiling removal.
3- 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.
4- Rinse-3.0 is sprayed and works again with horsehair Leather Brush-1 together with Leather Eraser-4 for better traction soiling removal.
5- 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 spread with a horsehair Leather Brush-1 soaking into the leather 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 a horsehair Leather Brush-1 to distribute and be absorbed into the leather structure.
2- When the leather appears evenly with moisture saturation, staking, massaging, and flexing return the leather ready for Fatliquor-5.5 top-up conditioning.
3- Fatliquor-5.5 is sprayed and brushed using a horsehair Leather Brush-1 to distribute and be absorbed into the leather structure.
4- Fatliquor-5.5 is repeatedly applied each time the water content evaporates and until the leather 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 leather.
How to work with Leather Protector-D?
Leather Protector-D is sprayed and spread out with a lint-free towel let dry and the leather is ready to use.
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