Suede jackets are usually very good quality garments, but also delicate, so we must be very careful when washing them to avoid damaging them by doing it in the wrong way. We tell you how to clean a suede jacket so you can keep it as recently bought.
The suede is a material that shelters, feels very good and we love it. However, it is a porous textile, which can become a problem when cleaning it if we do not know how to do it properly. Therefore, it is very important that you know the washing process in detail. And above all, the different options you have to be able to eliminate stains effectively. We tell you.
Surely on more than one occasion your suede jacket has been stained with water or oil, and you have not known how to remove that stain so as not to damage the jacket. Talc can be your solution since it is one of the great allies when it comes to removing unwanted spots from your suede jacket.
First of all, in order to clean them without any problem, we must prevent the stain from drying on the fabric, in order to make sure that it will disappear completely. Once this is done, you should simply sprinkle the talc in the area where the stain is and let it act.
After a while, the talc will have its effect and will end up absorbing the stain that we were so worried about. Finally, to get rid of the rest, you can gently brush it until it’s as good as new.
The second method we bring you to clean a suede jacket is by simply brushing it. In this case, the only thing we would need would be a brush. For the method to work perfectly and get the best result, we do not recommend using any brush, but we must buy special brushes for the suede fabric.
There are several types of brush depending on the stain we want to eliminate. If the jacket only has superficial spots, such as dust, we should use a brush with soft bristles. On the contrary, if you want to get rid of stains embedded in the fabric, such as coffee, which are more difficult to remove, use a brush with hard bristles and counter-sense.
Finally, when you’ve got remove stains, use a soft bristle brush and brush your suede jacket gently. Thus, you will get your jacket to look like new again in a fast and simple way.
Precautions to consider
Finally, and as the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. For this reason, it is important that you know some precautions, although they may seem obvious, we not always have it in mind when cleaning our suede jacket. Thanks to them we will not have any problem that we should regret with that jacket that we like so much.
On the one hand, and very important, avoid putting the suede jacket in the washing machine. We know that sometimes you cannot fall into this, but the best way to wash the fabric suede is dry, so it does not lose its texture and quality.
In addition, there are specialized protective sprays in suede that serve as an invisible barrier to any stain. They can be a good method of preventing stains, although you should avoid abusing the product since in the long run it could end up damaging the jacket.
With these tips on how to clean a suede jacket, you will not have to worry about cleaning it again. You just have to put and enjoy it. In addition, you will avoid going to a dry cleaner for cleaning so you can also save money. See you in the next post.