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Old 07-06-2014, 05:12   #1
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Cleaning Ultrasuede

Hi,

Wasn't sure where to ask this so thought I'd try here first.

has anyone got any tips for cleaning black mildew spots off ultrasuede (fawn coloured)?

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Old 07-06-2014, 13:08   #2
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Hi,

Wasn't sure where to ask this so thought I'd try here first.

has anyone got any tips for cleaning black mildew spots off ultrasuede (fawn coloured)?

Thanks,
I have never had black mildew spots, but can report that Ultrasuede washes like a dream. It does not shrink, all stains and marks I have had (including biro) come off easily. It is colourfast and comes up looking like new. I soak our settee covers in Vanish for colours (also known as Oxyclean or Napisan), rinse well and line dry. Mildew may well wash out easily also.

If you need to spot clean, vinegar works well on mildew and is a mild cleaner (test on a bit of fabric not usually visible first). Bleach is likely to damage the fabric.
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Re: Cleaning ultrasuede

It's not tiny little black dots is it? If so it may not be mildew
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Re: Cleaning Ultrasuede

SL: thanks

a64p: ok, you've got me, what else could the black dots be?
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If it's tinny little black dots, that is what spider droppings look like. Mildew isn't tiny dots
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