In recent times people increasingly prefer electronic media, but, contrary to predictions, the usual paper books are still not obsolete. Many people have their own library – large or not. Order the book lasts as long as possible and remained in perfect condition, is very important the correct care books.

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Care books starts with the right the choice of a place to store them.{!LANG-843a8150e248826eb7ba6e1b424a8f9e!}

Books afraid of direct sunlight, therefore, shelves and shelves is better to install perpendicular to the window. For lighting it is better to use incandescent lamps: they will not harm the books. Proper care of books is also correct their positioning.{!LANG-bf63bf1cff737561cd8a2fe7021cd898!}

Not to be confused in your library, arrange the books according to a certain order and make a catalog of books.{!LANG-c5c8e634e0f93c35828c432e61d52c59!}

Books afraid of dust and moisture.{!LANG-19e12a587aa9614c7790f60479eabab2!}

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If your book still had some trouble, it is worth remembering about {!LANG-d7cc3d28388f99fb31d1c0f3c29be4e7!} Of course, professional restoration of the books to you not under force, but to the ordinary reader it is not beyond the aspect of caring for books as removing stains. Grease spots can be displayed with gasoline or mixtures of gasoline and powdered soap, or burnt magnesia. A fresh stain is dry you can sprinkle crushed chalk and iron iron through the white paper. Spots of rust can be removed with citric acid. Mold displayed with the help of ammonia or 2-3% solution of formalin, and the remaining stain can be removed with hydrogen peroxide. Stains from fingers should be cleaned with soap and water, then clean with a damp cloth. Page needs to dry between sheets of tissue paper. Any stains should be removed carefully to avoid damage to the text!

In the care of the books you need to protect them from harmful insects. If you notice that the bookshelves are riddled with little tenants, collect the books in plastic bags and put drugs in them from moths. In advanced cases you can use the pesticides. The remaining stains from insects can be removed with the aid of a spirit vinegar, a 9% solution of acetic acid or of a mixture of glycerin and ammonia (4:1 by weight). Cotton swab dipped in liquid, gently wipe the contaminated area washed with warm water and dried between sheets of blotting paper under light pressure.

Restoration of books that fall under the water{!LANG-135276028c6dc898b43082bb7ee37864!}

Wrinkled page books iron iron between sheets of white paper. Iron must not be hot! If page is torn,{!LANG-2149668c834b2f081bf8d47be0578f63!}



Julia, mold on books is removed using an aqueous solution of formaldehyde (formalin). You need to dilute it with water, moisten a gauze or cotton swab and gently squeeze them to remove mold. To smear or RUB mold in the page can not be! Then place the pot to be processed again with a new tampon.
To align the sheets, try putting a book under the press, but there are no guarantees – if the book originally was dried incorrectly, you might not be able to return to her previous form.


Julia, formalin is sold in pharmacies. As it is a potent substance, it can not sell without a prescription, then you can try formaldehyde preparations (for example, balusters: stone) or ammonia.