Cleaning Gortex

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  1. Hi I have aGortex waterproof, that is smelling very musty due to storage. Any suggestions on the best way to remove the smell.

  2. Wash it at 40ºC. Tumble dry it to re-juvenate the membrane.

    Doesn't it have a care-label?
  3. Air it? Yeah they've got care labels. Def. 40 wash.
  4. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer

    You can always try soaking it in bleach then giving it in a boil wash, that should get rid of the musty smell.
  5. onceyou have cleaned the gortex at 40 deg with detergent it should be ironed to restore the waterproof efficiency, use a cool iron. no sh*t check out the care label.
  6. Thanks Guys, much appreciated. And yes, there is a cleqaning label, just couldn't see it, must get my eyes checked.
  7. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer

    Too dirty to read ?
  8. Nope, more liKe too thick to find!

    Typically, I looked everywhere except where the label was!!!!

    Must try harded in future.

    Still, it;s nice to know that no matter what the question, there is someone on ARRSE who knows the answer.

    Again, thanks guys.