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What soap do you use to wash waterproof trousers?

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janetmoore Thu 18-Aug-16 20:49:12

The label says to use pure soap only or specialist cleaner(regatta isotex???) which sounds expensive.

tapdancingmum Sat 20-Aug-16 21:47:36

I just use my normal washing liquid. The trick is not to put any softner in as that is what takes away the waterproofness. I normally, once a year, reproof with some nikwax spray.

PickAChew Sat 20-Aug-16 21:49:24

Nikwax is easy to get hold ofand isn't all that expensive for the amount it gets used - a bottle usually lasts me a year.

PickAChew Sat 20-Aug-16 21:49:54

And yes, for cheaper items, I just use a detergent for wool.

PitchFork Sat 20-Aug-16 21:51:00

yep no softener.
any liquid detergent.

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