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Maintaining Ski Wear
- Read the care label. If the item is washable take care not to exceed the temperature indicated and always dry at a low temperature, heat will contract the interlinings. Likewise, dry damp ski wear away from direct heat.
- As a rule synthetic fabrics retain their proofing and cottons do not. Washing cotton renders it absorbent; however in the dry cleaning process it is possible to reproof the fabric.
- Deal with stained clothing as quickly as possible, stains let unattended develop and damage the fabric. Never store stained ski wear away for the next season.
- Never rub stains. Blot with a white absorbent paper towel one piece in front of the stain and one behind.
- Rubbing wool causes pile damage. Only rectifiable by shaving the surface.
- However well you wash/dry clean ski wear it is not usually possible remove stains caused by the T Bar or Button lifts. The friction of the lift forces the stain to the core of the fabric.
- If a small swatch of fabric is supplied with your ski wear, make sure you keep it: even the worst damage can be repaired if matching fabric is supplied.
Jeeves at Your Service
Jeeves offers a complete renovation service. Zips can be replaced, tears can be mended and fabrics can be reproofed to keep your ski wear in tip-top condition.