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Please refer to your care label on the inside of the garment. If the care label has been removed use the instructions below.
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Canvas Shorts and
Duck Shorts and
Jeans, Shorts and
When Dressing/Undressing Garments
Make sure to completely open the zipper when dressing/undressing
the clothes. Dressing/undressing with incomplete zipper opening may result in element or slider
damage. When closing the zipper, the slider will move smoothly if the hook & eye or the top
button is fastened beforehand.
Proper Ironing Procedures
Zippers have an appropriate ironing temperature according to
their materials. Please keep the specified ironing temperature to maintain the zipper quality.
Also make sure to completely close the zipper, lay down the slider pull-tab in the regular
position and place ironing cloth on the zipper.
Proper Laundry Procedure
Make sure to completely close all zippers when using the
washing/dryer machines. Incompletely closed zippers may become entangled with other load items
and result in element or slider damage, or damage on other fabric.
Long or slim slider pull-tabs may catch or break in the drum holes. Use of the laundry net for
these items is recommended.
After the dryer process, do not operate the zipper until the garment temperature cools down to
Strong alkaline detergent or chlorinated bleach may affect zipper operation. If this happens,
use softeners, paraffin or wax to regain the smoothness.
Do not presoak a garment with zippers in washing solution or it may cause significant damage.