How do you clean a Barbour waxed jacket?

Clean the jacket using cold water and a sponge to wipe down the outside of the jacket. Avoid using hot water, any kind of soap and NEVER put the jacket in the washing machine, as this will remove the wax coating permanently and the jacket cannot be re-waxed.

How do you clean a smelly Barbour wax jacket?

It’s pretty simple: two cups white vinegar and one cup hydrogen peroxide. Toss all that in a big bucket of hot water, grab yourself a sponge that you might normally use to wash your car — but not one you actually used to wash your car, that would be gross — and wipe down the Barbour on the inside and out.

Can you put a wax Barbour jacket in the washing machine?

Barbour waxed cotton cannot be washed in hot water, dry cleaned or machine washed as this will remove the waterproofing wax and oils which cannot be replaced. The only way to clean a wax jacket is to brush off any dirt, and then wipe it down using cold water only.

How do I clean a wax jacket?

Cleaning Your Wax Jacket

  1. REMOVE mud and grit as soon as possible as these is abrasive.
  2. SPONGE WIPE with cold water.
  3. DRY naturally and completely for a minimum of 24 hours.
  4. REPROOF after cleaning.
  5. DO NOT dry clean, machine wash or tumble dry.
  6. DO NOT use soap, solvents, detergents or bleach.
  7. DO NOT iron or starch.

What happens if you wash a waxed jacket?

What happens if you wash a waxed jacket? You should not use detergents or soap to clean your wax jacket. Detergents will damage the wax coating and make the color fade in the lining. The jacket needs to be hung up inside a well-ventilated area to dry completely after it has been cleaned.

How often should you re wax A Barbour?

once a year
Here at Barbour, we recommend you re-wax your waxed jacket at least once a year (with regular use of your jacket). Re-waxing consists of reapplying a wax coating all over the jacket to ensure it remains resilient and weather-resistant, so you can rely on your jacket for the very best protection.

Why does my wax jacket smell?

Partly this odor is due to the proofing itself – the wax sealed into the jacket that keeps it waterproof. Partly this is due to the fact that the jackets can’t be washed without ruining said proofing. It’s not usually an overwhelming odor, and for a lot of folks it just reminds them of the great outdoors.

How do you get the musty smell out of waxed canvas?

There are several things that will safely deodorize the canvas bag.

  1. Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar and mist over the bag, both inside and out. Allow the bag to air dry.
  2. Sprinkle baking soda inside the bag and let sit overnight to absorb any excess odor or moisture.
  3. Read the care instructions labels for your bag.

Can I wash a waxed jacket?

DON’T wash your wax jacket in the washing machine as even the gentlest of cycles could damage the wax coating. DON’T tumble dry your wax jacket as the heat can remove the all-important waterproofing wax and oils.

Can a Barbour jacket Rewaxed?

We offer a very special service that allows our customers to return their beloved Barbour jacket* at any time to be re-waxed, repaired or altered. We recommend that you re-wax your jacket annually depending on wear and use a small re-wax for accessories which include waxed cotton hoods, belts and dog coats.