In every American household, you may see a baseball cap or two lying around here and there. Baseball for us Americans is as important as water intake for the body. I have always been a die-hard fan of baseball and find every excuse in the world to throw the ball with my friends.
That being said, my passion towards the game has led to severe consequences of buying and purchasing baseball caps from different clubs in the United States. As a diehard Dodgers fan, I always despised the Yankees but always stocked up their baseball caps due to their quality and durability.
But if you are a cap hoarder just like me, you would also want your custom baseball caps and hats to stay in decent shape. If you also face the dilemma of keeping them in a solid shape, then you are not alone. There are quite a large number of people just like you and me that face the problem of keeping their caps and hats in good shape.
The most common problem with baseball caps is that when damaged just a little, it gets very challenging to keep them in good shape. So the purpose of this blog is to provide you with sufficient information about keeping your baseball headwear in great shape.
Before we look into the strategies, tips, and tricks used in maintaining the headwear, bear in mind that suppliers and manufacturers vary. Some believe in providing quality branded products made from high-quality fabrics, while some work around a limited budget. Both works well, if you designate things correctly.
So without any further restrictions, let us take a look at some of the methods you can use to keep your hats and caps in solid shape.
Find out more about the label present in the caps
A wise man once said, knowledge gives you the power to conquer the world. When you are buying a baseball cap find out what the material is the cap made of? It will help you a great deal in maintaining your caps.
These days, caps are made from a wide range of fabrics and materials. There was a time when people found spend hours finding out if the headwear is either made from a cotton or a wool. When buying a cap, don’t forget to read the contents present in the label, as it will allow you to find out the right material used in making them.
Another important factor to consider about tags is that they give you sufficient information if the cap needs special care or not. So, the first and the most important thing to consider when purchasing a customized cap is to thorougly study the label. And if your cap does have a label, consider the following things:
Contact a headwear specialist
If you know about a reputable headwear supplier in person, try communicating them in person for the sake of finding out more about your headwear.
Since the supplier is an experienced person in terms of working with multiple layers of fabrics, they will easily help you out in understanding the fabric for your custom caps. As a matter of fact, they even give you helpful tips and tricks on how to effectively use it.
Make a rough guess
If you are unable to communicate directly with a supplier, making a rough guess should be your last resort. Touch the texture of the fabric your cap is made of and try to find out the fabric on your own. In most cases, baseball caps are either made from wool or cotton.
- Wash and rinse your cap gently but properly
Please understand that your headwear is not just any other apparel that you can throw it casually in the washing machine to eliminate all the stains. Due to their complicated structure, you should always wash them manually so that their shape remains true to its original form even after being washed.
Before washing your cap, consider the following points.
- Don’t ever wash your cap with bleach-based products.
- Dishwashers are not a great alternate to the washing detergents and should not be used to wash caps.
Soaking should be restricted. Too much soaking will damage the fabrics and the shape of your headwear.