How to clean a fur coat from beaver and rabbit fur

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Each representative of the fair sex dreams of a beautiful and warm coat. But not everyone knows how to properly care for a luxurious wardrobe item. Keeping beaver and rabbit fur coats at home is easy. By following the care instructions, you can extend the life of your fur product.

Preparation and Precautions

Preparation and precautions are the same regardless of the type of fur. The first is to choose a cleaning method, prepare the ingredients for the preparation of the mixture. Buy a special product or prepare for dry cleaning.

If the procedure is performed at home, it is important to test the tool used. Testing is performed as follows:

  1. Apply a little substance to an inconspicuous area of ​​the fur coat.
  2. Wait for the time indicated in the instructions or 20-30 minutes, if this is a folk recipe.
  3. Rinse and evaluate the result.
  4. If there is no change in color, appearance of a defect, discoloration, loss of lint, you can proceed to cleaning.

Cleaning beaver coats


Fur coat from beaver is able to decorate any representative of the fair sex. Such fur is appreciated for its ability to keep warm. In order not to lose these properties and attractive appearance, you need to perform the procedure correctly. You can use specialized expensive chemicals or give preference to affordable home remedies.

IMPORTANT! A beaver fur coat is considered one of the most wear-resistant. You can use any cleaning products, taking into account the recommendations.

Effective folk methods

The following folk remedies are considered effective:

  • Ammonia.
  • Manka.
  • Starch.
  • Hot sand.
  • Shampoo without dyes.
  • Glycerol.

Having chosen the product, prepare both a comb or a stiff brush. With their help, comb the fur and return it to its original gloss. Long-haired fur is scratched in the direction of hair growth, and a short pile is opposite the direction.

Starch as a sorbent removes any impurities. Pour it onto contaminated areas and gently rub it on the surface. Shake off the leftover undercoat. If the starch turns gray, repeat the procedure again. Similarly, you can use talc, semolina or hot sand.

Starch is used for minor impurities. Semolina - a substance with large particles, used for severe pollution. Clean sand is the best choice for dry cleaning. Heat it in a clean pan.

The use of ammonia is rational in two cases:

  1. The presence of dust, light pollution. Stir 100 ml of ammonia in a glass of water. In the resulting solution, moisten the cloth, squeeze and wipe the dirty places. In conclusion, the fur is wiped with a clean damp sponge and dry rags.
  2. The presence of oil, greasy traces. Mix a teaspoon of salt, 3 ml of ammonia and a glass of water. Wipe dirty areas with a sponge dampened in solution. Remove any residue with a damp towel. Dry the fur at room temperature.

Use animal shampoo when no other products are at hand. Dilute a small amount of shampoo in a glass of water and wipe the dirty areas. Next, the fur coat is dried and combed.

Prolonged wear of a beaver fur coat can lead to loss of shine. To fix this, you need to use a sponge soaked in glycerin. You can add glycerin to the soap solution. Finally, dry and comb the fur.

ATTENTION! The use of dishwashing detergent and washing powder is prohibited. The use of household chemicals will ruin the appearance of a fur coat.

Specialized Chemistry

Manufacturers of specialized chemicals offer kits that provide comprehensive care for the product. It includes: cleaner, foam, fur restorer, brush, comb and gloves.

Separately, you can purchase wet wipes. With their help it is easy to get rid of pollution, for example, during a walk. You can also remove dirt from the lining.

How to brush rabbit fur

Rabbit costume

Rabbit fur is delicate and delicate. The rabbit coat is externally spectacular, and warms in the winter. The fur of the animal is considered moody, so it needs special cleaning.

Folk remedies

Folk remedies for cleaning rabbit fur will achieve cleanliness and initial shine. You can give preference to the following:

  • Talc.
  • Hydrogen peroxide.
  • Bran.
  • Vinegar.
  • Starch.

Use of starch or talcum powder:

  1. Lay the fur coat on a horizontal surface with the fur up.
  2. Sprinkle starchy areas with dirt.
  3. After a few minutes, shake the fur coat (you can’t rub the rabbit’s fur, this can lead to damage).
  4. Gently comb the fur.
  5. Repeat if necessary.

Suitable for cleaning vinegar mixed with water in equal proportions. Soak a piece of cotton wool with a solution and wipe the dirt. Another recipe is a glass of water and 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide.

Bran should be slightly warmed in a clean pan and sprinkled on rabbit fur. You need to rub them lightly with your hands. After 2-3 minutes, get rid of bran with a brush.

REMEMBER! Rabbit fur products require gentle care and gentle cleaning.
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Household chemicals

Household chemicals are presented with special compositions for cleaning rabbit fur. With their help, it is possible to achieve effective care. The kit has a cleaner, reducing agent, foam, brush, comb and gloves. The reducing agent provides high-quality restoration of axial hair and the structure of the mezra. The use of foam is rational in the presence of serious spots, including traces of fat. And after cleaning, the fur coat must be treated with a moth remover.

Video instruction for cleaning fur

Features of cleaning white fur

White fur is beautiful, but grades. He is able to complement any image. However, many women are afraid to buy a white fur coat, as they believe that cleaning them is a difficult task. This is not true if you follow some recommendations.

For cleaning use white bulk products. These include: talc, semolina, starch. Their advantage is the absence of coloring substances in the composition.

You can use hydrogen peroxide. It is necessary to stir it with water and wipe the fur coat. You do not need to rinse.

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Cleaning fur at home

Pros and Cons of Home Cleaning

Home cleaning has several advantages:

  • Efficiency.
  • Price availability.
  • Ease of implementation.
  • Speed ​​in obtaining results.
  • Everything you need at your fingertips.

There are some disadvantages:

  • The probability of damage to the fur.
  • Personal time spent.

Useful Tips

Useful tips will help extend the life of the product and take care of its attractiveness.

  • Clean your fur coat when dirt is visible. Care is required regularly. Before long summer storage, you need to clean the product so that you can immediately put it on in winter.
  • It is impossible to dry a fur coat near heating devices.
  • Do not use alcohol-containing solutions.
  • To add flavor to the product, you can store bags of aromatic herbs nearby.
  • Ironing is not allowed even on the lining side. This may cause shrinkage or stretching.
  • It is impossible to erase, it will lead to damage.

Cleaning fur products is a difficult, responsible business. Following the instructions and recommendations, it will be possible to prevent damage, maintain an attractive appearance and warming properties of the wardrobe item.

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