How Do You Get Mold Off Of Leather Shoes?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by redhen, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    *sigh* Gonna have to hurt my hubby.. I hate to do it..but.. he's really asked for it this time.

    I TOLD him to put my winter shoes in the attic NOT the basement! But..ooh no...
    So anyways.. i have a big garbage bag and a super big tote of my shoes that some have mold spots on them...
    Gonna hurt him...
    Can i save these shoes? I had some leather/fake leather purses that the same thing happend to last year and i ruined them trying to clean them up.. [​IMG]
    Gonna hurt him....
    I dont think that i can use bleach and water... wont that bleach and ruin the leather or suede? What do i use to get the mold off and not ruin the fabric of the shoes?
    Gonna hurt him...
    I dont want to wear flip flops in November... [​IMG]
    Gonna hurt him...
     
  2. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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    You've got to love the New England mold! NOT.

    What about a Magic Eraser? Bleach will definitely harm leather. Only thing is, I would be worried that there's mold inside the insoles and stuff.

    Should I get my clue by four out?
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Thanks! I do have a magic eraser around here somewhere..(since i dont clean very often.. [​IMG]..)
    I'll have to give that a try...
    Gonna hurt him...
     
  4. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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    Don't rub too hard though. It will take the finish off! (I just remembered that.)
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Go buy new shoes. It's his fault it happened.
     
  6. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had that problem with some shoes that had been stored in a damp area, rubbed them with a little half vinegar, half water. It seemed to work well. Good luck!
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Good idea! Thanks!
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:LOL Well..i AM going to the city tomorrow... Maybe i will pick up a couple of pairs.. [​IMG]
     

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