For some, collecting stuffed animals represents a great passion. These animals are so beautiful and exhibiting them makes it possible to honor their memory in a way.
You still have to take care of them and clean them occasionally.
This is why Curiosity Insight offers you today 10 tips and tricks for cleaning and caring for stuffed animals.
1. Vacuum the stuffed animal
Very delicately, you can simply vacuum your stuffed animals to remove the dust. Be careful not to damage your animal, especially if it is a stuffed bird or a tiny wild animal.
2. Pass a microfiber cloth
Pass a microfiber cloth over the body of your stuffed animal from top to bottom.
3. Use window washer
For the parts of the body of a naturalized animal that is made of glass or wood, you can use window cleaning to clean them. Take care not to drop this product on the fur or feathers of your stuffed animal.
4. A feather duster to clean the naturalized animal
For animals such as birds, the use of a feather duster would be adequate.
5. The stuffed animal hates humidity
Moisture could develop mold on stuffed animals. Therefore, stuffed animals should be kept in a room that does not exceed 65% relative humidity. A cold room is also recommended to maintain well-kept animals in good condition for longer.
6. Avoid too hot temperatures
Just like humidity, a detailed animal hates hot temperatures. It would be best not to exceed a temperature of 25 degrees in the room where the stuffed animal or bird will be exposed.
7. Avoid the light
Over time, the colors change and this is entirely normal. To avoid the worst, avoid exposing your stuffed animals to too strong light and also avoid too long exposure to the open air.
So never put your stuffed animals directly where natural light or worse near a window.
8. Choose good ambient conditions
Even different environments can affect the quality and durability of your stuffed animals. For example, never place a stuffed animal near a furnace or leaking pipes.
9. Handle naturalized animals well
Over time, stuffed animals become very fragile. This is why not only must they be handled with care, but also always lift them by holding them by the base.
10. Air the rooms
To avoid mold on your stuffed animals, ventilate the rooms and keep them clean. It is thanks to all his tips and tricks that you will be able to admire your stuffed animals at home for a very long time.