You will need
- - universal means "Vanish";
- - alcohol;
- - ammonia;
Choosing a method of cleaning a winter jacket, you need to consider the nature of the contaminants and the properties of its material and filler. Read the label: it should contain information about what funds can be used for this purpose. So, the letter a means that the product can be cleaned with any solvent R – any, in addition to trichloroethylene, and F says that it is allowed to use only special solvents (e.g. white spirit). On the label of things for cleaning which you cannot use chlorine, depicts a crossed – out triangle is, for example, jackets with polyester fiber filler.
The hardest to remove impurities from the jackets of the mantle and polyamide fabrics ("Bologna"). However, these materials are the most whimsical, and for cleaning you can use only gasoline. All other solvents form a "waterproof fabric" divorce, which is difficult to remove and the silicone film on the surface of the product of polyamide and is unable to destroy.
Reducing a small spot on the jacket using any solvent, always do it away from the edges to the middle, to avoid streaks. Pre-test the tool in an inconspicuous place for example on the cuffs of cloth or the inner folds. To remove fresh grease stains without solvents: put it on top of paper towel, folded in 3-4 layers, and iron with a warm iron. Please make sure that the jacket can be ironed (the picture of iron on the label should not be crossed).
Removal with a winter jackets other stains you can use liquid universal means "Vanish". Sprinkle it on the stain, soak 10 minutes, then rinse with water using a sponge, hanging clothes on a hanger, or just wash it. Use this tool with caution if the jacket has panels of leather or wool.
Worn or greasy, for example, cuffs or collar, moisten with alcohol, then sprinkle on top a little fine salt and use it to wipe dirty place, using a sponge. To get rid of these contaminants will help a mixture of salt and ammonia (1:4).
Most winter jackets can be washed by hand or in a gentle cycle, at a temperature not higher 30 degrees. For example, well tolerated wash synthetic fillers fibertek, holofayber, Thinsulate. However, there are exceptions. So, wash the jacket on sintepon is possible only in the case if the filler in it is thermally bonded or needle punched, the powder should not contain bleaching reagents. Laminated to the same polyester material couldn't be after her jacket from out of shape.
A winter jacket filled with natural down and feathers can also be washed in the washing machine on the "delicate wash", using liquid detergent. However, this applies only high-quality products. If the fluff constantly straying down or "climbing" out of the jacket, it is better not to risk it and to take it to the dry cleaners.