How to clean mold off of suede

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Storing your suede jackets in a damp closet can cause mould spores to grow. Cleaning suede can be a tedious task, although worth it in the end by saving money at the dry cleaners. Suede should be cleaned and then dried thoroughly before storing again to prevent the regrowth of mould.

Erase the mould stains with a gum eraser using tiny strokes.

Brush the surface with a suede brush to rework the fabric.

Pour a small amount of white vinegar on a soft cloth and dab the area until clean if stains persist.

Allow to dry completely.

Rework the fabric with the suede brush.

Tip

After cleaning with vinegar, allowing the item to dry in a room with an open window will help the vinegar smell fade fast.

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  • After cleaning with vinegar, allowing the item to dry in a room with an open window will help the vinegar smell fade fast.
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