Schoolchildren and students most often use a briefcase, a backpack with a hard back, to carry textbooks, shoes, and clothes. Over time, it is prone to pollution, there is a need for washing.
Portfolio Wash Rules
For some products, only hand wash with delicate detergents is possible. There are materials for which dry cleaning or dry cleaning is recommended. Backpacks treated with a special moisture-resistant composition are not recommended for washing . So that the impregnation is not washed out, it is possible to wipe the bag with a damp cloth, sponge or brush.
Important! Do not boil a briefcase or soak in hot water.
The difference in washing different fabrics
- skin and ecoskin - wiped with a damp cloth, in some cases dry cleaning is possible;
- suede - dry cleaning recommended. Stains can be removed with an eraser, then wet this area, hold over the steam and smooth in the direction of the fibers;
- leatherette - cleaned with a wet cloth, hand wash or dry cleaning;
- synthetics - dry cleaning, hand or machine wash in cold water;
- Cotton - machine wash or hand wash at a temperature of not more than 60 degrees or dry cleaning.
In order to effectively wash the backpack, you must:
take out the rigid frame;
- release the briefcase from its contents;
- vacuum it from the inside;
- wipe the backpack outside from dust;
- unfasten belts from the product before machine washing;
- if there are stains, treat them with stain remover or stash.
We process stains
Greasy stains effectively removes dishwashing detergent. On the site you need to apply a solution of washing liquid in half with water, rub with a toothbrush and wait half an hour. Also suitable for removing oil stains:
- industrial stain remover;
- starch diluted in water;
- dry talc, soda or salt;
- anti-fat gels for the kitchen;
- lemon juice at room temperature for light materials, onion for dark;
- alcohol at a concentration of 1 teaspoon per glass of water.
A detergent for dishes is also suitable for removing ink stains. It must be applied to the stain, wait 10-15 minutes, then wipe it with a damp cloth or wash the item.
We erase manually
- collect water in a basin at room temperature;
- soak the product in a soap solution for half an hour;
- rub heavily contaminated areas with a brush;
- rinse in clean water and hang to dry without squeezing.
For machine washing the backpack, you must perform the following procedures:
pull out the solid frame;
- turn the bag inside out and fasten it, leaving the straps inside;
- before washing for an hour and a half, soak the backpack in a weak solution of vinegar with soda to eliminate an unpleasant odor;
- to preserve color and preserve impregnation, wash the portfolio with cold water in a delicate mode with a small amount of powder;
- to dry the washed thing with an unbuttoned one, without hanging it in suspension.
Important! To wash the backpack, use a special bag.
What to do if any washing is prohibited?
The backpack can be cleaned quickly with wet wipes:
- garbage is shaken out of a portfolio free of things;
- the pockets are open, the zippers are all open, the backpack is vacuum cleaned;
- the internal compartments must be wiped with antibacterial wipes;
- the outside can be cleaned with a shoe cleaner spray;
- leave the product for airing for several minutes;
- natural materials can be treated with cream or spray;
- apply water-repellent impregnation.
Proper portfolio drying
Portfolio, which can be deformed in suspension, conveniently dried on a dryer. To do this, you need to put it in, open all the zippers, pockets and compartments, leave it until it dries completely.