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Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide

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Backpacks are meant to get dirty, it doesn’t mean we want to keep them that way. Here is our guide on cleaning and re-proofing our backpacks.

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Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide

To Clean

1. Allow dirt to dry as much as you can.

2. Brush the dirt of as much as possible.
Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide
3. Wipe away excess dirt with a damp cloth.

4. Allow the bag to dry before the next step.
Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide
Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide

To Re-Proof

1. Protect working surface and lay clean backpack flat.

2. Remove straps where possible and store shoulder straps under bag.
Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide
3. Spray evenly over the outer fabric until the backpack has changed colour.

*Do not spray backpack straps or back panel 

4. Check carefully to ensure that no areas have been missed.  
Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide

5. Allow the backpack to dry fully before using it again.

Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide

6. Your backpack is now ready to be used outside again.

 

Clean and Re-Proof: A How-to Guide
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