How to Clean and Preserve Hats

Winter is here, it’s going to snow and it’s time for the hat to come out and keep us warm, like the wool beret on the picture. Many friends want to ask “How to clean and Preserve hats?” For hats with special materials such as wool hats, it is necessary to take the proper method of cleaning to remove dirt and keep it in good condition.

Hat Preserving methods:

Hat wool, do not wash, because the wool will shrink. If the hat is stained with dust or animal hair, use a wide-sided tape and bend it over the finger to remove surface dust. No need to clean every time the wool fabric, it is easy to shorten the life unlike. If it is necessary to clean, dry cleaning is the most appropriate method.

Hat washing methods:

If there are any decorations on the hat, remove it first.
It should be slightly soaked with water and a neutral detergent before cleaning.
Rub gently with a soft brush.

The inner perspiration band (the part in contact with the headband) is brushed several times to wash sweat and bacteria well. Of course, if you choose antibacterial and deodorant materials, you can neglect this step.

Fold the hat into four petals, gently press the water, can not be dehydrated by the washing machine.

Spread the hat, put the old towel inside, put it in the shade, avoid hanging and dry by sun. When you wash your hat, you can find a round pot of the same size as the hat, wear the hat on it and wash it to avoid warping. When collecting the hat, remove dust, remove dirt, expose it to the sun for a moment, wrap it in paper, place it in the hat box, store it in a dry and ventilated place. The cleaning of the hat is very special, if the hat is cotton, it can be washed. If the stamp is made of paper, the hat is only wiped but not washed, as it is a three-dimensional shape, it is not wash by the washing machine.

The leather hat can be cleaned with a slice of onion or it can be wiped with a cloth, it is a good washing effect. The stains on the felt caps can be cleaned with a mixture of ammonia and an equal amount of alcohol. Use a piece of fabric with the mixture first then rub it, do not make the hat too wet, otherwise it will be easy to deform. After washing the knitted hat, it is best to fill the hat with crumpled paper and cloth, and then dry it. Because of the special shape and material of the hat, it must pay more attention to detail than ordinary clothes. For special hat materials, such as woollen hat, it must take special measures to preserve the original texture after cleaning the hat. All above methods could be helpful to  all users to a certain extent for having been proved. They are all really useful.

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