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Leather Bag Cleaning Hacks You Need in Your Life

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  When you've invested a lot of money in a Leather bag, making sure it's a forever item is a must. But taking care of leather goods can be tricky and when they are ones you seriously care about, so much more is a stake. The place to start, Always protect your Leather bag with a reputable protection cream/treatment, this should be done from day one and applied at least once every two to three months. Proper protection can prevent staining, grease penetration and can prevent all manner of issues later on. As well as protecting, regular cleaning, even if...

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How to Clean Your Leather Bag

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To clean the leather without damaging it from moisture, use a slightly damp cloth to gently wipe off any unsightly dirt.  Make sure that you use a soft, non-abrasive cloth to wipe anything off of your leather bag, so that you do not damage the surface of the material by accident.  Do not use harsh chemicals, such as bleach, to wash your leather bag, as this could also cause permanent damage to the coloring and shine of the leather.   Additionally, when packing a leather bag, such as a bag or wallet, it is important to pay attention to what is...

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How to Remove Scratches from Your Leather Bag

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How to Remove Scratches from Your Leather Bag If a small scratch appears on any leather bag, the best course of action is to simply rub the scratch with your fingers. This should remove or conceal the scratch by using oils from your skin to blend with the leather.   Large scratches should be treated with a leather oil that suits your bag.  Apply a small amount of the oil to the scratch, rub it in gently and then remove the oil with a dry cloth.  Make sure the oil matches the quality, type and colour of your leather so that...

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How to Waterproof your Leather Bag

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How to Waterproof your Leather Bag Should your leather bag become wet before being waterproofed, it is possible that irreversible damage may occur to the leather.  Getting a leather bag too wet can lead to unsightly stains, spots and cracks forming.  In order to waterproof a leather bag, such as a handbag, simply spray the bag with a water-repellent protective spray, which can be found online at sites such as amazon.co.uk for low prices.  Use an acrylic copolymer spray to waterproof your bags, as this will protect your bag from water damage, while maintaining the original colour and shine.  Using alternative products...

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How to Store Your Leather Bag

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To be absolutely sure that no damage happens to your leather bags, store them in an area of low humidity with some airflow available.  To prevent mold and mildew from growing on your bags, make sure they are not exposed to any unnecessary moisture or excessive heat.  Sunlight can also cause damage, such as discoloration, to leather bags, so when storing them, keep them away from sunlight.  It is not necessary to store leather in plastic, as this could keep moisture from escaping and lead to mildew growth.  Be sure to never stack objects on your leather bags for long...

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