A down jacket from Junge is not only a stylish and warm garment but also an investment. To ensure that your down jacket maintains its insulation and does not clump after washing, it's important to provide it with proper care and maintenance.
Therefore, we will guide you through the best methods for washing and maintaining your down jacket so that it remains in top shape for years to come.
Wash Your Down Jacket Correctly
When it comes to washing a down jacket, it's important to use a mild detergent designed for delicate fabrics. Avoid fabric softeners as they can leave residues on the down and reduce its insulation ability.
- Use a mild detergent and avoid fabric softener.
- Choose the right washing cycle and temperature.
After washing, it is crucial to dry your down jacket properly. Use a dryer with low heat and dryer balls (alternatively, tennis balls) to restore the loft of the down and prevent clumping. Keep an eye on the jacket during drying and stop when it is dry to avoid overheating.
- Dry your down jacket gently.
Store Your Down Jacket Correctly
When you are not using your down jacket, you should store it in a breathable storage bag. Avoid plastic bags as they can hinder air circulation and lead to moisture buildup.
- Use a breathable storage bag.
Avoid Compression To prevent permanent clumping of the down, avoid compressing your down jacket too tightly during storage. Instead, hang it or fold it lightly to preserve the structure and loft of the down.
How to Remove Stains and Odors from Your Down Jacket
If your down jacket gets a stain, you should promptly respond by using a mild soapy solution and gently dabbing the stain with a soft cloth or sponge. Avoid rubbing vigorously as it can damage the down.
To remove odors from your down jacket, you can hang it outside in fresh air for a few hours or use a closed container with coffee beans or baking soda, which can absorb the smell.
With the right care, your Junge down jacket will last for many years
Our down jackets are made with the highest quality, but that also means they require the right care to maintain their high level of performance. Fortunately, it's relatively easy to keep your Junge down jacket in its best condition. So, with this guide, we'll help you make it easier to maintain your down jacket.
And if you're in need of a new down jacket, you can find our entire selection right here.