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How do I clean my hat?

To help clean your cap, you'll need a few pieces of equipment. For the most complete wash, ensure you have:

  • A bowl of warm water and bowl of cool water
  • Mild detergent
  • Small Cloth
  • Soft sponge

 

Step by step guide to clean your cap

To clean your hat with a brush and cleaning kit:

 1. Use the cap brush remove all superficial dust and lint from the crown and visor.

2. Wet your headwear under warm running water and apply freshener generously 3-4 inches away, applying generously to to the inside/outside the sweatband to saturate. Let cap sit for 10-15 minutes. If cleaning a hat made of wool, such as MLB headwear from our authentic collection, only apply the freshener to the dirty areas.

3. Using the soft brush within the cleaning kit to gently brush the sweatband, by folding the band forward and scrubbing, removing any stains or marks. Repeat process until sweatband is no longer dirty. You can dip the brush in warm water for polyester caps, or cooler water for wool headwear.

4. Air dry away from direct sunlight or heat. Put the cap on every 10 minutes to ensure it does not shrink.

 

To clean your hat with with water, sponge and a cloth:

1. Use cloth to try remove all superficial dust and lint from the crown and visor

2. Mix mild detergent and warm water, swirl with soft sponge until soaked.

3. Gently clean the sweatband, by folding the band forward and scrubbing with a soft sponge, removing any stains or marks. Repeat process until sweatband is no longer dirty.

4. Wipe down sweatband with a dry cloth.

5. Pat with cloth and leave hat to air-dry until interior and exterior are both completely free of moisture. Dry away from sun or heat, trying on every 10 minutes to ensure the hat does not shrink.

You can wash your hat without damaging it by using our cap cleaning accessories and following the guide provided.

You can wash your cap in water with a cloth and soft sponge with gentle scrubbing in warm water with mild detergents, and pat down with a cloth.

You should wash your caps weekly if you wear them every day, or monthly if you wear them up to 3 times a week. If your hat is dirtier than usual, we also advise giving it a clean.

Do not use harsh chemicals or detergents when cleaning as this can damage and discolour the hat.

Do not iron or apply intense heat (such as a steamer) to the patches or embroidery