How To Clean Football Hip Pads
Knowing how to clean football hip pads is a great practice to maintain. Football hip pads are sweat magnets, which can easily get out of hand. Learning to properly care for them will reduce stink, stain and wear. Cleaning football hip pads really do not take any special instructions; they only require some common sense and a watchful eye. Below are easy-to-follow steps on how to clean football hip pads. Step through these instructions and learn the proper way to clean those smelly football hip pads.
Note: Proper cleaning of football pads is a big deal. This is based on cost. Adult pads are sometimes difficult to find for the casual player.
What you will need to clean football hip pads:
- Dirty football hip pads
- Washing machine
- Mild detergent
- To begin cleaning football hip pads, fill a washing machine half-full with luke warm water. Add mild detergent and allow the detergent to mix and settle in the water. Before the wash cycle begin,s place the football hip pads in the water.
- Submerge the football hip pads with your hands. Allow the wash cycle to run completely. Run the rinse cycle twice. Do not add softener to the washing machine or bleach. Allow the rinse cycle to complete.
- Remove the football hip pads immediately and place in the dryer. Set the dryer to low heat/fluff dry. Allow to run one cycle. Do not add a dryer sheet. Remove the football hip pads and allow them to dry flatten against a smooth, flat surface.