When do I need to re-waterproof my garment?
When water no longer beads up on the outside of the material but rather a wet spot develops, it’s time to re-waterproof. We’ll show you how to test your waterproofing in just a few simple steps.
Spray bottle with water
VAUDE Repair Team
Hang your garment on a clothes hanger and fill your spray bottle with water.
Spray the surface of the garment several times.
If the water “beads up” and doesn’t soak into the surface, it is not necessary to re-waterproof your garment.
If the water doesn’t “beads up” and soak into the surface, you should re-waterproof your garment. For more information, please follow the links below:
Membrane jacket or trousers: https://help.vaude.com/rep-22-washing-a-membrane-jacket/?lang=en