how to wash a hat

How To Wash A Hat? Clean All Sort of Hats and Caps Like A Pro

If you’re a hat lover, you probably have a variety of them in your wardrobe. However, with time, they get dirt, which might ruin their cool appearance. Don't worry!

Whether you love your baseball cap, bucket hat, or beanie, knowing how to wash a hat is important to keep it looking good. In this guide, we'll show you easy ways to wash and take care of all kinds of hats so they stay fresh and last a long time.


How To Wash A Baseball Hat?

  1. Fill a bucket with lukewarm water.
  2. While the sink or bucket is filling, add a tablespoon of laundry detergent. If you don't have those, Fomin hand soap can work, too, but the others are stronger and better for getting rid of stains.
  3. Clean any dirty spots on the hat by dabbing a bit of cleaning product directly on them. Then, dip the hat in the water and scrub the spots gently with a toothbrush.
  4. Let the hat soak in soapy water for a couple of hours.
  5. After soaking, rinse off all the soap with warm water.
  6. To keep its shape, air dry the hat on a jar, canister, or even a mannequin head.


How To Wash A White Hat?

how to wash a white hat


Washing a white hat is a simple process, but it's important to follow some steps to ensure you don't damage it:

  1. Check the care label on your hat.
  2. If the hat has only a few stains or spots, you can spot-clean it with mild detergent and water.
  3. Soak the hat in the soapy water for a few minutes.
  4. Use a soft brush to scrub the hat gently.
  5. Once the hat is clean, rinse it thoroughly with water to remove any soap residue.


How To Hand Wash A Hat?

Do you want to know how to wash a hat by hand? Follow these simple steps:

  1. Fill a bucket with cool or warm water and add laundry detergent to it.
  2. Immerse the hat in the water for about 15 minutes.
  3. Thoroughly rinse the hat with cool or warm water and gently blot it dry with a Fomin eco-clean towel.
  4. Place the cap on top of an upside-down and allow it to air dry.


How To Wash A Hat Without Ruining It?

how to wash a baseball hat


Here's how to wash a trucker hat without ruining its shape:

  1. Fill a large container or bucket with water, ensuring there's enough space for the hat to be fully submerged.
  2. Most modern hats can be hand-cleaned by submerging them in water mixed with a mild detergent.
  3. For tough stains, use a stain remover and a toothbrush to pre-treat.
  4. Soak hats in the detergent solution for 15 to 20 minutes. For deeper cleaning, soak for up to an hour.
  5. To remove soap residue, rinse the hat with cool water.


How To Wash Sweat Stains Out of A Hat?

The following steps will help you remove sweat stains from your hat:

  1. Before washing, apply a pre-treatment solution directly onto the sweat stains.
  2. Use a mixture of mild detergent and water or a stain remover specifically designed for fabrics.
  3. In a bucket filled add a small amount of gentle detergent and water. Soak the hat in the water and gently rub it with your hands.
  4. Use a soft-bristled brush to scrub the affected areas gently.
  5. After washing, rinse the hat thoroughly with clean water to remove any soap residue.
  6. Place the hat on a Fomin eco-clean towel and reshape it to its original form.


Final Words

Knowing how to wash a hat is essential for maintaining its appearance and prolonging its lifespan. By following simple steps such as spot-cleaning, hand washing, or soaking, you can effectively remove dirt, sweat stains, and odors without damaging the hat's shape or fabric.


Clean, Conscious & Convenient: Fomin's Contribution to a Plastic-Free World 

Fomin is committed to playing a pivotal role in creating a plastic-free world. With every product we offer, we aim to make a positive impact. Our dedication to sustainability is reflected in our packaging, which is 100% TUV-certified material. We proudly hold Plastic Bank certification, ensuring that 12 plastic bottles are saved from entering our oceans with each purchase.



The statistics on plastic pollution are alarming. Annually, over 10 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans, endangering marine life and ecosystems. Fomin believes in taking a stand against this crisis, offering eco friendly alternatives that not only clean effectively but also contribute to a cleaner, more conscious, and convenient world.



How To Wash A Hat In The Dishwasher?

To wash a hat in the dishwasher, use mild detergent and run the dishwasher on a gentle cycle with cool water. Avoid using high heat settings or placing delicate hats in the dishwasher. Once washed, reshape the hat.

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