Comment nettoyer votre casquette LXH sans l’abimer
The maintenance guide for LXH experts
It’s because we put all our love into making our caps that we want you to keep them as long as possible. A cap is made to live all your experiences with you, but like any accessory, it is not stain-proof. Therefore, it’s best to be well informed about the best ways to clean a cap without damaging it. Discover our simple and effective tips for taking care of your high-end cap
Can I clean my LXH cap into washing machine?
This is definitely not the safest option and you might have some surprises in the end result. This could damage the internal lining of the cap which gives it its shape and rigidity. If, however, you want to use the washing machine to clean your cap, here are some precautions to follow.
1 / – Wash it alone in the machine
The best way to clean your LXH cap in the machine is to put this product alone in order to the weight of the laundry doesn’t distort the cap.
2 / – Wash it in cold water with a delicate program
Select the “Delicates” program and wash it in cold water.
3 / – Stuff the inside of your cap
Pad the inside of your cap with plastic so that it always keeps its shape when washing.
4 / – Tumble dryer = Forbidden
The mistake you shouldn’t make is putting your hat in the dryer. Even for a few minutes. If you put your hat in the dryer, disaster is guaranteed. Your cap will be completely deformed and will no longer look like a cap. Instead, prefer flat drying without direct contact with the sun to avoid any discoloration.
For information, please note that we are not committed to machine washing, we advise you to favor washing by hand or in the dishwasher.
Can I clean my LXH cap by hand?
With the option that our experts recommend for cleaning your cap. Here’s how to do it:
1 / – Fill a basin with cold water and add a little detergent.
2 / – Dip a cloth in the water + detergent mixture and use it to gently soak all parts of the cap.
3 / – Using a toothbrush, rub the cap to remove dirt and any stains.
4 / – Rinse the fabric with clean water and use it to rinse the cap.
5 / – Let the cap air dry.
The result should normally be perfect. If this is not the case, your cap is really very dirty, so you have to go through the machine wash or dishwasher option.
Wash your cap in the dishwasher
A surprising method, but terribly effective: washing your cap in the dishwasher. The dishwasher does a gentle and efficient wash, surprisingly, but it works. Here are the steps to follow:
1 / – Use the plastic wrap to stuff your cap so that it always keeps its shape.
2 / – Put your cap on the glass rail.
3 / – Put on your classic cleaner, as if you were running your dishwasher normally.
4 / – Choose the shortest wash for your dishwasher (usually 30 minutes).
5 / – At the end of the cycle, dry the cap, leaving the plastic inside the cap so that it does not sag and keeps its shape.
How to wash my leather caps
For leather or imitation leather caps, you should definitely avoid exposing them to large amounts of water. Simply run a damp cloth over the surface to remove dust or small stains. When you are not wearing your caps, store them in their dust bag which is provided with your purchase.