9 Tips For Wetsuit Maintenance
July 8, 2022 | Diving Gear, Scuba Diving Tips|
Its hard enough to find a wetsuit that is both comfortable and suitable to you diving needs. These tips will help you to get the most use out of your favorite wetsuit.
- Rinse: It goes without saying … Rinse your wetsuit with fresh water after each use.
- Hang your wetsuit out to dry (not in direct sunlight). Turn it inside out and dry the inside first, then later dry the outside . Hang the wetsuit by folding it over a hangar so as to not damage it.
- Use a wetsuit shampoo occasionally with a specialized product. Shampooing can be done with every few uses, not every time.
- Don’t grab and pull/force your wetsuit on or off. Use care in putting on and taking off you wetsuit.
- Remove all jewelry, yes even the small pieces.
- use conditioners to remove odors related top bacteria and mold as needed after your wetsuit has been washed and rinsed.
- Inspect your wetsuit for damage after each use and address any problems you find early.
- Properly store you wetsuit flat after it has been cleaned in a dry, cool and dark location.
If you follow these tips as listed above you should be able to easily enjoy the maximum usefulness of your faborite wetsuit.
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