9 Tips For Wetsuit Maintenance

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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