How to Clean Mold on Leather Furniture

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Many people buy leather furniture to add depth and texture to their home. These furniture pieces are quite durable and can be used in a variety of decorating themes but can also be expensive. Caring for leather furniture properly is important to ensure these pieces remain a staple in your home for many years. Not only is mould on a leather couch unsightly, but mould spores can also cause allergies and infections. Mold cleaners you can use on leather are available in stores and can also be made at home using simple ingredients.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • 1 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 1 cup water
  • Spray bottle
  • Lint-free cloths
  • Fan

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  1. 1

    Mix one cup of rubbing alcohol with one cup of water in a spray bottle.

  2. 2

    Spray the rubbing alcohol and water mixture directly onto the mould.

  3. 3

    Use a lint-free cloth to wipe away the mould, switching to a clean cloth when the first becomes dirty.

  4. 4

    Use a fan to gently air dry the leather.

Tips and warnings

  • After removing mould, use a leather conditioning treatment to help leather furniture last longer. Conditioning treatments are available in stores and can also be made at home.

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