In summer, wearing caps or hats is common and basic because it helps to keep you shady and secure your head from dust. But its cleaning is also a big issue because of its texture. Now, team writing views make it easy for you. In this article, we will guide you on how to wash a hat without ruining it and also how to clean a baseball cap with cardboard, because the texture of an old baseball cap is different due to its hard front, which is made of cardboard.
Before we start cleaning, we must have knowledge about the texture and which types of fabrics are used in caps.
What You Should Know Before You Clean:
Before cleaning a hat, you must have the following information:
Before starting the cleaning process, try it on a short and hidden part. Just make a solution of water and detergent and apply it to the lower part of the cap. If any color comes out, then use just water for cleaning.
Check if the hat is made of cardboard or plastic:
After the color test, check which type of material is used in the front of the hat. If the front is hard, then it is made of cardboard. If you fill it a little soft and after applying little pressure on it, it comes to its original shape, then it’s made of plastic.
Is that Washable in a Dishwasher or Washing Machine?
To save their time, a lot of people want to wash their hats in the washing machine or in the dishwasher because it’s quite easy for them, but if you do not have information on how to wash a hat in the dishwasher or in the washing machine, do not do this. Also, check the tag on your hat to see if it can be washed in the washing machine or dishwasher.
So without wasting time, let’s dive into the topic.
Different Ways to Wash a Hat:
If you don’t know how to wash a hat by hand, then we want to tell you it is the easiest and most secure way to clean your hat, so follow the below steps:
- Put some water in the sink or also, or a bowl is perfect for one hat.
- Add some detergent and dishwasher liquid to it.
- Make a solution of detergent, dishwasher liquid, and water.
- Soak the hat for 20 to 30 minutes in the solution.
- Wash the hat with fresh tap water.
- Reshape the hat and dry it.
Important note: if you see any stain which has not been removed, then take a brush and rub it gently and repeat the same steps.
How to Wash a Hat in the Washing Machine?
Check the tag if the hat is washable in the washing machine. Then put the hat in the washing machine and also add a towel with it (the towel secures it from direct pressure, which is the main cause of losing shape). Then add some detergent and warm water and start the machine in gentle mode. After that, take the cap, reshape it, and dry it with the help of a dryer.
Also Read: How do you Start an LG Washing Machine.
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How to Wash a Hat without Losing its Shape?
Place the cap into the washer (alone or with a more modest heap of clothing so it doesn’t lose its shape) with a delicate cleanser and wash with warm water on a delicate cycle.