Best way to store coats - Sparky's Storage - March 13, 2019

Best way to store coats

As the weather starts to thaw out, it is time to prepare your coats and jackets for storage. Storing items correctly can make sure they will be ready to go next year. Follow these two simply steps to store coats properly.

Quick tip: Storing winter coats

First, clean everything. Wash things yourself or have them dry cleaned, just make sure all residue such sweat is removed. For leather items also add a protectant spray.

Next, double-check that pockets are empty. Fasten all buttons and zippers. This will help fabrics keep their shape while in storage. Finally, fold knits and lighter coats before placing in sealable bins, but hang heavier coats and dress coats using sturdy hangers. Store coats away from direct sunlight and heavy build ups of dust.

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Learn how to store other winter items by reading our post 7 tips for storing winter items.