Kit Cleans Dingy Fabric and Protects it to Look Like New

Fabric Cleaner

Sept 24, 2020

Exposed to the elements, outdoor fabrics tend to get exceptionally dirty. Replacing them for cosmetic reasons is expensive and unneeded when they can look like new again with the Fabric Cleaner & Protectant Kit from Iosso Products. It includes everything needed to remove a wide range of stains and prepare the fabric for years of bright, colorful service.

The Fabric Cleaner & Protectant Kit starts with Iosso’s powerful Mold & Mildew Stain Remover. It removes dirt, grease and oil, mold and algae, bird and insect droppings and stubborn leaf tannins—all without bleach or chlorine. It’s perfect for use on boat covers, biminis and dodgers, RV awnings, umbrellas, tents, cushions and carpeting.

A concentrated powder that mixes quickly with water to make three gallons of solution, Mold & Mildew Stain Remover is sponged or sprayed on to a wet surface. Once it sets for 15 minutes, it’s simply rinsed off with fresh water. With it, whites are bright and colors their deep, original hue.

Next, the included Iosso Water Repellent protects the clean fabric. It doesn’t contain silicone or solvents, and won’t darken the material, stiffen it or leave an oily film. The concentrated product mixes with water to form two gallons of solution. Applied directly to the material, it’s allowed to dry; after 24 hours, it’s ready for use. The Iosso Fabric Cleaner & Protectant Kit covers 450 sq. ft. of fabric and costs $74.95 USD.

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