How to wash a sheepskin Rug.
Woolskin Premium sheepskin wash - Wool wash was originally developed to wash and maintain medical sheepskins in 1998 . After an enquiry by the Australian Breast Feeding Association it was further developed to include Tea Tree which is effective against dust mites , and is recognised as antifungal and antibacterial.
The sheepskin wash - wool wash contains no phosphates , peroxide , alkali , enzymes or bleach all which can cause irreversible damage to leather . Woolskin Premium Woolwash will keep the soft texture of natural wool and retain the special lustre of new wool maintaining your sheepskin items for years of enjoyment
- Medical Sheepskins
Sheepskin Floor rugs
Under blankets (SuperWool Underlays)
Baby crib liners
Sheepskin Horse numnahs
Car & Aircraft Seat Covers
Woollen Items (such as duvets, quilts, comforters.
Pure wool & wool-blend fabrics
- blankets, under blankets - particularly relevant in relation to (dust mite efficacy)
Woolskin Sheepskin & Wool wash is a concentrate for washing wool, natural fibres including alpaca, mohair, possum, silk & cashmire and sheepskin. It may also used as a low allergenic detergent for allergy sufferers.
Woolskin wash having the addition of tea tree oil which is proven effective against dust mites and is the superior product for washing wool and sheepskin
wool & sheepskin care instructions
Always make sure your soap despencer is free from previouse washing detergent and fabric conditioner residues as these could contaminate the wash and damage the sheepskin .
Always refer to care instructions
attached to garment. Best results
obtained by using recommended
How to Measure
1. remove cap from measure chamber
2. gently squeeze bottle until contents
reach desired level.
3. pour into wash and recap measure
Sheepskin, wool & natural fibres; Use cold or warm water
NEVER HOT WATER
Machine Wash: Top Load: Measure 20mls for small load and 40mls for large load into the washing machine. Front Load: use half the quantity. Select wool or gentle cycle and load size. Double rinse
Hand Wash: Measure 20 ml for each 10lt water into single wash tub. For larger items, best results will be achieved using a wash trough or bath tub. Place garment or sheepskin into the solution and work it through the article for approximately 5 minutes.
DO NOT STRETCH. Squeeze by hand until clean. Rinse thoroughly with COLD
or WARM water until water is clear. Drying: Wool & Natural Fibres: Machine Wash; gentle spin ensuring the load is balanced. Allow to dry away from direct heat or sunlight
Hand Wash; squeeze excess water – DO NOT WRING DRY, allow to dry away from direct heat or sunlight.
Sheepskin; best results are achieved by tumbling dry in warm – NOT HOT dryer.
Top Tips for rugs:
Give the rug a quick brush through before washing
Remember to always wash on a low teperature
Fluffy rugs will revert back to their natural curly state ,
if you prefer a more flufy look brush through the rug a few times while it is drying and then a final brush once dry .
Rugs take along time to dry but patience is well rewarded .
WHY A SPECIAL DETERGENT
Woolskin was developed to maintain the comfort and therapeutic advantages of wool and sheepskin products, such as:
Medical Sheepskins wash , sheepskin car seat covers, sheepskin baby rugs, sheepskin clothing and footwear. Maintaining the special texture of woollen products is very dependent on the laundering process and type of detergent used.
Woolskin: Sheepskin wash & wool wash with conditioner, is formulated using the latest in tanning technology. Woolskin will wash the wool fibres and skin and add a ‘conditioner’ that will maintain the softness and feel of both.
Woolskin has applications for domestic, hospital and commercial laundry use.
Pure new wool has a coating of protein around each fibre. This protein acts as a shield or barrier that contributes to the air circulation between wool fibres. Sheepskin and wool create a unique comfort and have therapeutic advantages not seen in other materials..
The Woolskin contains no phosphates , peroxide , alkali , enzymes or bleach all which can cause irreversible damage to leather . Woolskin Premium Woolwash will keep the soft texture of natural wool and retain the special lustre of new wool maintaining your sheepskin items for years of enjoyment.
Woolskin is a concentrate for washing wool, natural fibres including alpaca, mohair, possum, silk & cashmire and sheepskin. It may also used as a low allergenic detergent for allergy sufferers.
Woolskin meets the provision of the Australian Standard for washing Hi-Temp & Reg-Temp medical sheepskins. Woolskin meets the Australian Standard for chemically disinfecting at low temperature.