Sheepskin or shearling is skin with wool on it. Therefore, sheepskin is cleaned by taking cleanliness of wool and skin into consideration. Especially, back of sheepskin ( reverse side of wools) can be suede, nappa or different textures by appyling finishing techniques. In such cases, the cleaning process will be varied.
Detailed information which is related to the cleaning of sheepskin products given below.
Did you know these?
- Sheepskins are naturally dirt repellent and water resistant.
- Sheepskins wick away perspiration from your skin.
- Sheepskins are anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic.
General Rule of Sheepskin Care
- Store away your sheepskin from direct sunlight.
- Never store the sheepskin in unbreathable bags such as plastic bags.
- Keep away the sheepskin from high heat sources such as blow dryers and radiators.
- Do not rub and brush sheepskin when it is wet otherwise you could damage it.
- If you consider dry cleaning, contact a leather and sheepskin specialty cleaner. All dry cleaners could not be able to clean the sheepskin.
Suede Sheepskin Cleaning
Sheepskin boots or jackets should be ventilated regularly and keep the wool breath. If the wool is clapped and ventilated regularly, the wool does not need to do any special care.
Suede of sheepskin products can be cleaned with a dry towel for small tatch and fleck. Stains or marks can be cleaned by gently rubbing them with a clean wet towel. Also, the wool shampoo or soap which is non-chlorine bleach can be used to clean the wool. After cleaning suede of sheepskin, do not apply heat to speed drying and do not let it exposure to direct sunlight. Instead of these, simply let it dry at room temperature. After drying process, your product is able to be ready by using a soft-tipped wool brush as last step.
If there is water leakage in your sheepskin boots, after heavy snow and rainfall; You can remove the insole inside the sheepskin boots and dry it at room temperature. This unique feature of Pegia boots provide high comfort and ease of use.
Nappa or Finishing Suede Sheepskin Cleaning
Sheepskin boots or coats need to be ventilated regularly and keep the sheepskin breath. If the wool is clapped and ventilated regularly, the wool does not need to do any special care.
Nappa sheepskin can be cleaned with a dry towel for stains. The stain is vanished quite easily. In addition, finishing suede sheepskin products are more resistant to water than suede sheepskin products. Apart from the nappa leather for all other type of finishing skins, you should carefully read care instructions which are in the box. After cleaning sheepskin, do
not apply heat to speed drying and do not let it exposure to direct sunlight. Do not use a brush to clean nappa sheepskin products.
If there is water leakage in your sheepskin boots, after heavy snow and rainfall; You can remove the insole inside it and dry it at room temperature. This unique feature of Pegia boots provide high comfort and ease of use.
Fabric Covered Sheepskin Products Cleaning
Your fabric covered sheepskin products should be ventilated regularly. You could use a soft fabric brush to clean the surface. In addition, the fabric part can be cleaned with wet towel.
We recommend that you do not wear fabric covered sheepskin products under heavy rain and snow.