Hair-On Hide Zebra/Cow Urine Cleaner and Odor Inhibitor - Kit-H5.ukby Leather Doctor is formulated to decontaminate urine problems from denaturing into rawhide. Aged urine is detectable with its characteristic ammonic odor. The presence of ammonic odor may indicate the shifting of pH value up to 10. The suede side will most likely feel sticky or slimy with wet finger testing it. This stickiness is a sign of leather denaturing and reverting to rawhide. Surface residue is rinse with Rinse-3.0, removing the protein component of the stain is done with CleanProtein-10. pH balance is rectify with Acidifier-2.0 prior to KillUrine-2.1. At this stage, the leather should feel squeaky after returning to its chemistry integrity of pH 3 - 5. Stiff leather is relaxed and sticks together fiber separated by Hydrator-3.3. The penetrated stain removing process continues with hydrating prior to fat and oil replenishing with leather scented Fatliquor.LS-5.5. The above are done to both sides to the hide and leave for natural dry to satisfaction. Final cleaning to the hair side is done with CleanHair-5.5 follows with RinseHair-4.0. The final phase is done with Protector-S+ to impart a silky feel and diffuse a classic leather scent. Note that the mentioned products suffix numbers denotes its pH value in this holistic approach for hair-on-hide urine decontamination process.
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A - Dry Soil Removing: HideBrush-4 > SuedeEraser-5 > Vacuuming system.
A1 - Soil removal is performed first to the suede side by using the HideBrush-4 at an angle and SuedeEraser-5 then follows by vacuuming.
A2 - The reverse hair side cleaning continues in similar sequence with HairBrush-5 or a slicker comb then follows by dry towel extraction and vacuuming.
B - Suede-side general Spot Cleaning: CleanUrine-1.5 > Acidifier-2.0 system.
B1 - Start with the suede side by placing a thick terry cotton towel on the reverse hair side to absorb the flushing through.
B2 - Apply CleanUrine-1.5 and brush with HideBrush-4 at an angle to penetrate the stain and towel extract until towel shows clean.
B3 - Apply Acidifier-2.0 and repeat as above until towel shows clean.
C - Hair-side general Spot Cleaning: CleanUrine-1.5 > Acidifier-2.0 system.
C1 - Reverse to the hair-side facing up and place a new thick terry cotton towel beneath to absorb any flushing through.
C2 - Apply CleanUrine-1.5, brush with HairBrush-5 and towel extract until towel shows clean.
C3 - Apply Acidifier-2.0 and repeat as above until towel shows clean.
D - Urine Neutralizing: KillUrine-2.1 system
Note-1: Strong odor will dissipate once the products is fully exhausted.
Note-2: Ensure that moisture content is fully extracted from both sides, yet still moist prior to neutralizing it.
Note-3: Handle with care when leather is stiff from drying.
Note-4: Any rings on the suede side may be removed by Hydrator-3.3 using Towel-T5 ‘reverse-transfer’ technique during the suede-side rejuvenating process.
D1 - Start by applying KillUrine-2.1 to the suede side saturating it, place a new dry terry cotton towel underneath before turning the hair side facing up.
D2 - Apply KillUrine-2.1 again to the hair side, groom onto the lay side and let the product works through until it dries.
D3 - Inspect for improve of ammoniac smell when dry to satisfaction, otherwise reapply for another round as above.
D4 - Strong product odor will also dissipate once it is exhausted.
E - General Cleaning Suede Side: CleanSuede-3.8 > RinseSuede-3.0 system.
E1 - CleanSuede-3.8 is applied and brush at an angle with HideBrush-4 and towel extract until towel shows clean.
E2 - RinseSuede-3.0 is applied, brush and towel extract until towel shows clean.
F - Suede-Side Rejuvenating: Hydrator-3.3 > Fatliquor-5.0 system.
F1 - Rings if any is removed by saturating the spots beyond the rings with Hydrator-3.3 and Towel-T5 is wet stretched over void of air space with a soft brush and let to natural dry.
F2 - When crispy dry the towel is peel off.
F3 - The entire surface is applied again with Hydrator-3.3 for an overall inspection for rings or oily patches, breaking its surface tension prior to Fatliquor-5.0 replenishing it.
F4 - Fatliquor-5.0 is applied evenly for an even absorption up to the desired fat and oil content of 15% when dry, read with a leather moisture meter to ensure suppleness from cracking.
F5 - When almost dry or about 25% combined moisture level it is roll-flex for increase suppleness to lay flat especially around the edges and cleaning on the hair side may commence.
G - General Cleaning Hair Side: CleanHair-5.5 > RinseHair-4.0 system.
G1 - CleanHair-5.5 is applied and brush in the direction of the lay and towel extract until towel shows clean.
G2 - RinseHair-4.0 is applied and brush again in the direction of the lay and towel extract until towel shows clean.
G3 - The hair is let to dry naturally.
H - Non-Stick, Silky-Feel Conditioning: Protector-S/S+.
H1 - Protector-S (scentless) or Protector-S+ (leather-scented) is spray and brush the hair in the direction of the lay and let to dry naturally.
H2 - When dry it is ready for use.
Note: Careful walking over it, now that the hair has acquire a natural smooth silky-feel more resilient from foot breakage.
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