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How to care for backpacks and bum bags - what you need to know about their maintenance and storage?

Backpacks and bum bags are not only practical accessories but also

fashionable additions that are worth caring for. Proper care not only extends

the lifespan of these products but also helps maintain their aesthetics. In this

article, we will discuss the principles of care, care tools, and the rules for

storing backpacks and bum bags - they will serve you for many years.


Backpacks and Bum Bags - Maintenance

Every backpack and bum bag requires regular maintenance and proper storage.


Let's start with maintenance! Here are some basic principles:


1. Cleaning According to Material

The most important step is proper cleaning. Make sure you use appropriate cleaning agents tailored to the material from which the backpack or bum bag is made, for example:

  • Velvet: Regular vacuuming and cleaning of velvet with a soft brush help maintain its softness and appearance. Stains on velvet can be gently removed with a damp sponge or special velvet care products.

  • Eco-leather: Eco-leather is a vegan material that can be cleaned with a damp cloth with soap or special eco-leather care products.

  • PVC: Wipe it with a damp cloth.

  • Softshell: Wipe with a damp cloth. Frequent washing negatively affects the fabric's properties.


2. Address stains immediately. It's easier to remove fresh dirt!


3. Avoid machine washing and drying - it can damage the materials.


4. We recommend regular cleaning depending on usage intensity, but at least once every few months.


5. Zippers should also be regularly wiped (with a damp cloth, and then dry) to prevent dirt buildup. A zipper preservative is also useful.


Cleaning Backpacks and Bum Bags - Step by Step


To clean a backpack or bum bag without machine washing, start by emptying them and giving them a good shake to remove loose dirt and debris. Then use a soft brush or a cloth dampened with mild soap or detergent solution to gently clean any stains or marks on the surface. Focus on areas that tend to accumulate dirt, such as straps, zippers, and pockets. For stubborn stains, create a paste by mixing baking soda with water. Apply the paste to the affected areas and let it sit for a few minutes before gently scrubbing it away with a soft brush or cloth.

After cleaning the exterior, don't forget the interior! Empty all compartments and pockets and wipe them thoroughly with a damp cloth. This will help remove lingering odors or dirt that may accumulate over time. Finally, allow your backpack or bum bag to air dry in a well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight.


How to make your backpacks and bum bags serve you well? Storage and more!


Remember that prevention is key when it comes to maintaining the condition of your backpack and bum bag. Avoid overloading them with excessive weight, as it can strain the seams and zippers. Regularly inspect and repair loose threads or damaged parts to prevent further deterioration. If stains appear on your backpack or bum bag, try to remove them as soon as possible using the appropriate products. It's worth getting special impregnation agents. Proper storage is the key to keeping backpacks and bum bags in excellent condition - do not store them folded but rather flat or upright (for backpacks). It's a good idea to stuff them with paper to help them maintain their shape. It's also a good practice to keep them in original boxes or cotton bags to protect them from dust and sunlight. Taking care of backpacks and bum bags is not only about aesthetics but also practicality. Following these care principles, using the right tools, and storing them properly will allow you to enjoy these accessories for many seasons.

By doing so, your accessories will remain in excellent condition for a long time.


At Stachowicz Ready To Wear, you have a 2-year warranty on every product. If it breaks within that time, you can return or bring it to us we will repair it at our expense!



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