How To Clean And Care For Your Custom Peak Cap

How To Clean And Care For Your Custom Peak Cap

The Dos and Don'ts of Cleaning Your Custom Peak Cap

If you're the proud owner of a custom peak cap, you'll want to keep it looking clean and fresh for as long as possible. Fortunately, caring for your cap doesn't have to be a chore. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can keep your cap looking its best with minimal effort.

Don't Use Bleach Or Harsh Chemicals To Clean A Custom Cap

The biggest don't is to never (and we mean never, ever!) use bleach
or harsh chemicals when cleaning your prized peak! These can cause
discoloration, damage the fabric, and even weaken the structure of the

Don't Machine Wash or Dry a Custom Cap

Another cardinal sin when cleaning a custom cap is to stick that
beautiful peak into a washing machine or tumble dryer. Between the
high speed washing cycles and the heat, the fabric is likely to shrink,
warp or lose its shape. And let’s not even talk about the damage
machines wreak on a custom cap’s embroidery or designs!

Do: Spot Clean You Custom Peak Cap

Spot cleaning is the best way to keep your custom peak cap looking
clean and like you’ve just walked out of the store with it. Spot cleaning
is as easy as using a damp cloth (cold water only) or sponge to gently
wipe away any dirt or unwanted marks. Do this often and your prized
peak will stay fresh as a daisy.

Do Use Gentle Detergent And Cold Water

But what about stubborn marks and stains, we hear you ask? If a
damp cloth or sponge doesn’t do the trick, use a mild detergent
(preferably one recommended for the type of fabric your cap’s made
out of) and gently wash it in cold water, using a soft cloth or sponge to
work out stains. Always be sure there is no bleach or any other harsh
chemicals in the detergent, as these will ruin the fabric and any

Do Air Dry And Reshape Your Custom Cap After Washing

Air-drying (AKA, using Mother Nature’s breezes) is the only way to dry
a peak. That said, you should avoid hanging your cap on the washing
line with pegs, as these can leave permanent peg marks. And don’t
hang your peak cap up in the harsh sun for hours on end, as this could
result in the material getting faded and looking prematurely aged. The
best way to air-dry a peak cap is to pop it on a flat surface in a well-
ventilated space and let it dry as is. When it’s thoroughly dry, gently
push it back into shape (if needed).

Following these few simple tips will extend the life of your custom peak
cap – you’ll thank us later!