If you are someone that likes camping, then you must be familiar with the issue of mildew or mold.
Camping chairs always face moist weather, collecting dampness and thereby creating an ideal environment for the growth of mold.
In the event that your camping chair has a stale, musty smell, there are chances that it is mold has developed on it.
In truth, mold is one of the things no camper ever tells you about. But while the residue mold leaves can leave a stain on your camping chair, don’t worry because there is and effective solution for it.
While you must always ensure your camping chair is cleaned and stored away after use, there are easy ways to get rid of mold or mildew if your chair has been invaded already.
Allow It to Dry in the Sun
The first thing you need to do is to allow the affected camping chair to dry well in the sun for a while so that any remaining mold will be naturally killed.
You are recommended to leave your chair in optimum sunlight for half a day at least. The, get rid of all the mold or mildew from the chair using any of the methods below.
The first method is very simple actually if you can find a way to pull it off. We recommend you to find a way to steam clean the whole chair without taking its fabrics off. If you can find a way to do this, then your camping chair will be left in the cleanest form.
Put adequate ethanol or alcohol in a spray bottle and after that spray it on the chair’s fabric where there is mildew/mold.
As soon as you have sprayed adequate alcohol or ethanol on it, now allow the chair to dry in the sun.
However, depending on the outcome you get the first time, you might have to repeat this step two to three times.
We also advise you run a little test before drenching the whole chair so that the fabric doesn’t lose its color whatsoever.
The third method is about you putting white vinegar in a spray container without adulterating it. Spray the content very well on the area affected by mold. Then, wipe the whole camping chair with a cleaning sponge in order to remove the sprayed vinegar.
After you have carried out any of the methods suggested above, then allow the camping chair to dry in the sun for some time until it completely dries. However, always remember to dry your camping chair when it’s wet to prevent mold/mildew from developing.