The bag is no longer a strange thing for everyone, from women to men, and even when you hold an important position at work until you leave the stressful work environment to enjoy an interesting vacation. However, the obsession cannot be relieved of how to best preserve leather bags.
Breaking up with intimate bags occurs so often that you may think you are not suitable for leather. The fact is completely different, do you ever think that you were preserved incorrectly or not?
Let’s explore 5 ways to preserve leather bags so they don’t peel or break and stay with you for as long as possible.
- 1 1. Do not put sharp objects in men leather bags
- 2 2. Do not wash men leather bags
- 3 5. Do not use bleach indiscriminately with men’s leather bags
1. Do not put sharp objects in men leather bags
Although everyone knows, still many people do not care about it, think that you can simply put knives, nail clippers or sharp objects in the bag so that if you need to have tools immediately, don’t waste public search… but in fact, you are officially dying your dear handbag already.
Leather goods are extremely resistant to sharp objects if you neglect to put them in a bag when inadvertently they can cause tears that there is no cure. Even when you use a leather bag and hit sharp objects, it is easy to get the leather bag peeled, scratched and torn.
The top way to preserve leather handbags you need to keep in mind is to remove sharp objects such as knives, nail clippers, pins… out of your bag if you want them to be with you the longest.
2. Do not wash men leather bags
If you experience rainy weather while using your body bag, remember that when you return home you’ll need to use a dry towel to wipe off the stains and take them to the coolest place to dry. Drying doesn’t mean you can use a blow dryer because it will dry and crack your skin.
Because they cannot be in contact with water for too long, they are not suitable for cleaning by washing.
Leather bags only need to be cleaned by wiping them off with a damp cloth and a dry towel to keep them from staying wet for too long. Or you can also use baking soda to clean stains, use shoe polish to refresh products… and absolutely do not use water and strong detergents to clean them.
3. Storing men leather bags when not being used carefully
When you regularly use leather bags, you also need to clean them every day, every week, every month. Do not let the stain stick for too long, leading to moldy skin bags because it is too dirty.
When not in use, there should also be a way to keep the leather bag from peeling by rolling the white paper into a circle and filling the bag. This method is to help the bag get the original shape, to avoid the bag being folded, easy to form wrinkles, affecting the original shape.
4. Do not use heat to dry men leather bags
Extremely resistant to water and to fire, to heat. Therefore, if your leather bags get wet, do not try to dry them quickly by bringing them to dry.
Under the high temperature of the dryer, leather bag will easily peel off the outer layer of skin even if it is genuine leather. Meanwhile, if the product is PU leather, the peeling level may appear immediately or after 1 week of use.
Leather, like any other material on the market today, is readily scorched by fire and shrinks when exposed to high temperatures. Even if you try to keep them from contacting with fire, the high heat of the dryer will make the outer skin, once tanned, ready to peel off, impossible to cure.
Remember ! Do not expose leather items to fire and in high temperature places such as dryers.
5. Do not use bleach indiscriminately with men’s leather bags
Do not think leather is like any other material, if you get dirty you just need to take them to clean by using methods from manual to complex like wiping, washing .. or using detergent to clean.
Leather do not like strong acidic detergents like bleach, they only need a little persistence during the cleaning and polishing process to get a new brightness.
If you insist on using strong detergent to clean stains on the bag, not only seriously discoloring leather bag, but the risk of peeling skin is very likely.
You only need to use baking soda or turpentine, cooking oil, vinegar … to remove stains, oil stains on bags, then use a soft cloth to wipe it off and use wax to neutralize the cleansing. Just then, with the whole bag having the same color together, you have succeeded in keeping the bag clean and avoiding peeling, even exploding skin.
The above 5 tips you need to keep in mind carefully and mention everyone around you know if they all love leather like you.
Even if PU leather products are protected and properly used, it is possible to increase their lifespan by up to 5,6 years, and over 10 years for real leather is completely possible.