Hat Care

Hat Care

Howdy y'all! You finally got yourself a sweet felt/straw cowboy hat from Capital Hatters and wanna keep it lookin' as nice as the day you brought it home? Well, you're in the right place. Here are some some laid-back tips on how to give your hat that TLC it deserves – keep it clean, hold its shape, and make sure it doesn't go all tumbleweed on you.

1. Dust it Off, Cowboy (or Cowgirl)

Give that hat a good ol' brushin' with a soft-bristle brush. Just sweep away the dust and dirt in the direction nature intended – counterclockwise. It's like a spa day for your hat, keeps it sharp, and keeps the grit at bay.


2. Spill Happens – Spot Clean Easy

Life ain't always clean and neat, right? If your hat's got a little mess on it, no worries. Grab a damp cloth or sponge with mild soap, and gently dab at the stain. Be gentle, we're talkin' hat care, not a bar brawl.


3. Dry Like the Desert Wind

Caught in a drizzle or accidentally dipped your hat in sweet tea? Let it dry like nature intended – air dryin'. No heat sources, no rushin'. Patience, my friend, patience.


4. Shape Up, Cowboy!

You want that hat lookin' as good as the first time you laid eyes on it, right? When you're not rockin' it, let it chill on a hat rack or a shelf. And if it's got a few wrinkles, a little steam goes a long way. Steam it up over a kettle and shape it back to perfection.


5. Shrinkage? Ain't Nobody Got Time for That

Keep your hat away from hot spots, like cars and heaters. No extreme heat, please. Store it in a cool spot, and your hat will thank you by keepin' its size and shape.


6. Mix It Up and Keep It Fresh

If you're a hat regular, switch out which hat you wear, and wear them all regularly. No hat likes being overworked. And check the fit now and then. If it's feelin' snug, a hat stretcher can work wonders.


So, there you have it, folks – hat care in a few simple steps. Treat your hat right, and it'll be with you through good times, bad times, and all the times in between. And if something disastrous happens – bring it into us at Capital Hatters – we can refurbish and revive just about any mishap or old dirty hat with a renovation.


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