Nubuck Leather Mold Killer Kit N3.mk by Leather Doctor is an anti-fungicidal care kit that kills, disinfects, sanitizes, cleans, and deodorizes mold on Nubuck.
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What is Nubuck?
Nubuck is the smooth leather side that is sand or buff to create a fine velvety suede.
What is Mold?
Mold is a fungus that has a very fine dusty texture and moldy appearance including a characteristic musty odor commonly found on damp nubuck.
How Mold Growth on Nubuck?
Mold requires moisture and surface soiling provides extra nutrients for growth. Another condition for growth is poor air circulation, warm temperature, and the absence of sunlight mold pores settle and flourish readily on Nubuck.
What are Mold Damages on Nubuck?
Molds cause the biodegradation of natural materials like nubuck.
Mold growth draws its nutrients from the nubuck softening fat and oil resulting in the weakening of the nubuck tear strength.
Mold infestation presence is detected by its characteristic musty odor and moldy appearance.
Mold is a living organism and progressive infestation on nubuck will result in unsightly dark sinking pits that may require physical removal.
How to Prevent Mold Growth on Nubuck?
Mold growth is preventable by keeping nubuck from water damage and away from humid environments.
Mold-preventive anti-fungicidal control treatment is preferred over corrective restoration prior to putting nubuck in storage.
Mold antimicrobial control with Leather Mold Killer-3.6 on nubuck is just like an antibiotic, is a course of medications that has to be administered on an 8-monthly cycle to be long-term effective against re-occurrence.
How to Decontaminate Mold Growth on Nubuck?
Mold growth is removed, contained, and disposed of responsibly in terms of health and the environment.
Mold remaining residue is removed by erasing with good traction using Leather Eraser-4.
Leather Pro Cleaner-1.5 is used for restorative cleaning that controls mold growth with a low pH value. Leather Acidifier-2.0 works in sync with mold control and as a rinse. Nubuck Cleaner-4.5 is used for overall general cleaning followed by Nubuck Rinse-2.3 prior to Leather Mold Killer-3.6.
How to Treat Mold Growth on Nubuck?
Leather Mold Killer-3.6 fungicide is used for disinfecting and controlling musty odor from mold activities after decontamination cleaning.
How to Soften Conditioning Nubuck after Anti-Fungicidal Treatment?
Leather Hydrator-3.3 is used to relax the nubuck to plump softness prior to Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 softening conditioning.
How to Protect Nubuck after Softening Conditioning?
Leather Scent Protector-S+ is used as a non-stick, rub-resistant protector with a silky feel that also masks a classic leather scent.
Why the following Products are Picked as a Holistic System to Decontaminate Mold Growth on Nubuck leathers?
The answer is . . .
Nubuck Cleaner-4.5 and Nubuck Rinse-2.3 system!
Nubuck Cleaner-4.5 is a water-based nubuck sanitizer-cleaner with a pH value of 4.5 without the potential side effects like rings and browning on sensitive nubuck.
Nubuck Rinse-2.3 with a pH value of 2.3 works in sync to rinse suspended soiling which also functions as a nubuck pH balancer.
Leather Mold Killer-3.6!
Mold Killer-3.6 is a fungicide treatment that an 8-monthly cycle treatment is recommended to disinfect and control musty odor from mold living activities against long-term effectiveness.
Leather Hydrator-3.3 and Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 system!
Hydrator-3.3 is a water-based pH 3.3 hydrator used to relax and plump soft nubuck fibers for better fat and oil conditioning prior to Fatliquor-5.5.
Fatliquor-5.5 is the leather scent version of Fatliquor-5.0 with an extra classic leather scent to mask the unpleasant musty odor, besides softening the nubuck when dry with suppleness.
Leather Scent Protector-S+!
Leather Protector-S+ imparts non-stick, rub-resistant protection with a silky feel that also masks a classic leather scent.
Why Products in Concentrates?
Concentrate product has an indefinite shelf life, does not freeze, has less handling damage, and save on shipping weight.
Concentrates in the bottle have to be cut/mixed with distilled water prior to use.
How to work with Nubuck Cleaner-4.5 and Nubuck Rinse-2.3 system?
1- Nubuck Cleaner-4.5 is sprayed and works with Nubuck Nylon Brush-2 together with Leather Eraser-4 for better traction soiling removal.
2- Towel-5 or a highly absorbent lint-free towel is used again to extract suspended soiling and repeat change folding sides until the towel shows clean.
3- Nubuck Rinse-2.3 is sprayed and works with a nylon Brush-2 together with Leather Eraser-4 for better traction soiling removal.
4- Towel-5 or a highly absorbent lint-free towel is used again to extract suspended soiling and repeat change folding sides until the towel shows clean.
How to work with Leather Mold Killer-3.6?
1- Mold Killer-3.6 when spraying a breathing mask is recommended and brushed with a nylon Nubuck Brush-2 soaking into the leather with an even appearance and letting dry naturally.
How to work with Leather Hydrator-3.3 and Leather Scent Fatliquor-5.5 system?
1- Hydrator-3.3 is sprayed and brushed using a nylon Nubuck Brush-2 to distribute and be absorbed into the leather structure.
2- When the nubuck appears evenly with moisture saturation, staking, massaging, and flexing return the nubuck ready for Fatliquor-5.5 top-up conditioning.
3- Fatliquor-5.5 concentrate in the bottle has to be cut/mixed with distilled water prior to use.
4- Fatliquor-5.5 is sprayed and brushed using a nylon Nubuck Brush-2 to distribute and be absorbed into the nubuck.
5- Fatliquor-5.5 is repeatedly applied each time the water content evaporates and until the nubuck takes no more.
6- Fatliquor-5.5 top-up fat and oil are left to slow natural drying and before it is fully dried, staking, massaging, or flexing until fully dry will result in softer Nubuck.
How to work with Leather Scent Protector-S+?
1- Protector-S+ is spray and spread with brush or lint free towel pad, let to dry and is ready to use.
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