How To Wash Every Type Of Sports Uniforms

Baseball to Wrestling

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    Have A Winning Uniform In Every Sport

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    For almost all amateur athletes (and fans), care of sports uniforms fall to the individual team members. Cleaning uniforms varies by the amount of soil - indoor versus outdoor sports. If you run indoor track or play indoor volleyball, then follow the directions for caring for basketball uniforms. If you play field hockey or run outside track, look to baseball for care and cleaning instructions.

    Select your sport and learn how to keep your uniform looking its best as you go for a win!

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    How to Clean Baseball Caps
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    Whether you wear a baseball cap for work or play, there may come a time that it needs a bit of cleaning. But before you start, take time to look at the little tag on the inside to get an idea of what fiber content and any manufacturer’s cleaning instructions.

    Your tag may be gone or unreadable and caps made before 1983 didn’t even require a tag. So, we’ll cover instructions for safe cleaning of almost any cap.

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    How to Wash Baseball Uniforms
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    Keeping the boys and girls of summer looking great doesn’t need to be such a chore. It would be nice if all of the T-ball, softball and baseball leagues had managers who whisked away the dirty uniforms and a nice, clean one magically appeared on game day. But since that is reserved for the chosen few, here are some tips for keeping baseball uniforms looking their best.

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    Basketball uniforms take more of a beating than most people imagine from sweat and body soil and even a few blood stains. Keeping them clean is not a tough stretch; here are some tips for keeping basketball uniforms looking their best.

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    cheerleading
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    Cheerleaders are athletes with great skill. Keeping those cheerleading uniforms looking great is important because everyone's eyes are on cheerleaders. So here are a few tips to keep them looking their best.

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    Every true fan has a team jersey for their favorite sport - maybe lots of them! These jerseys are expensive and we want them to last as long as possible. Learn how to keep them looking great and make repairs if the letters or numbers begin to peel away.

     

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    How to Clean Football Uniforms
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    Keeping football uniforms looking like a winner is all about getting rid of grass and mud stains. From Pee Wee to Pop Warner to high school Friday Night Lights, here are some tips for keeping football uniforms looking their best.

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    Lacrosse

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    Get on the stick and use these tips for keeping lacrosse uniforms looking their best.

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    Karate Uniform Care
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    Whether you are a student of karate, tae kwon do, kung fu or another martial arts, the uniform is a symbol of your skill. How you present yourself is important to your art. Keeping your uniforms looking great doesn't need to be such a chore.

     

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    soccer uniform
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    It would be nice if all players were like David Beckham and had managers who whisked away the dirty uniforms and a nice, clean one magically appeared on game day. But since that is reserved for the chosen few, here are some tips for keeping soccer uniforms looking their best.

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    team swimsuit
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    Today's swim team swimsuit are built for racing and need proper care. I have a friend who was on a synchronized swim team many years ago and the suit looked nothing like those today. Swimming is now serious business. So whether you're another Michael Phelps or just enjoy competition, learn how to care for your swim uniform.

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    wrestling uniform
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    Keeping wrestling uniforms or singlets looking great doesn't need to be such a chore. Greco-Roman wrestling isn't like the WWF with all it's glitz and showbiz. There is no entourage to pamper these athletes or a trunk full of costumes. For the serious wrestlers, here are some tips for keeping wrestling uniforms looking their best.