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How to Clean a Hat
It’s an inevitable fact of life: your favorite hat gets dragged through the metaphorical mud of life, collecting dirt, debris, stains and water marks. Hats in the Belfry can help you clean all your best hats at home, ensuring that they endure through your next set of big adventures. When cleaning a hat, you want to make sure you take careful note of the hat material before beginning. In many cases, your hat will be marked to indicate the material and cleaning instructions. You may reference this valuable care instruction symbols guide for more information.
Your hat will need to be cleaned based on its unique construction to make sure that it isn’t further damaged in the cleaning process. Whether you want to learn how to get sweat stains out of hats that have spent too long in the gym or need tips for cleaning a wool hat that’s been stored in the attic for too many decades, Hats in the Belfry can get your best hats back to like-new condition.
If you find yourself asking “How do you clean hats without a professional?” you’ll be happy to learn the ins and outs of hat cleaning with this guide and our great selection of hat care products featuring top-rated felt hat cleaner, felt hat protector, straw hat cleaner, hat cleaning sponges and non-damaging felt hat brushes.
Cleaning Fur Felt Hats & Wool Hats
Learning how to clean felt hats and wool hats is an important aspect of keeping your most expensive hats in tip-top shape. You’ll need a soft bristle brush and, in more extreme cases, a steam cleaner and powdered cleaners.
Cleaning Straw Hats
In addition to regular after-wear maintenance, you may deep-clean your straw hat using things you already have around the house, such as regular old window cleaner. If you prefer something tougher, invest in a bottle of Straw Hat Cleaner that will safely remove residue, dirt and grime from colorfast straw hats.
Cleaning Suede Leather Hats
Learning how to clean suede leather hats properly can help ensure that your more expensive suede hats go from shiny and new to vintage and valuable. You’ll need a slightly stuff bristle brush, an emery cloth or fine-grit sandpaper, a suede bar and common household cleaning products.
Cleaning Leather Hats
Leather can be one of the more stubborn materials to clean, but when you invest in some specialty products and keep your leather hats away from high heat and moisture, they’ll stay fresh and new for the long haul.
Cleaning Cloth Hats
Cloth hats are designed for easy maintenance, so you can use a brush and a bit of water to clean them in most cases.
Cleaning Canvas Hats
As one of the most rugged and low-maintenance hat materials, canvas hats are designed for easy, periodic cleaning.
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