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How to Properly Care for Your Helmet

How to Properly Care for Your Helmet

Proper helmet care is necessary to keep your head piece functioning as it should. Along with a pristine appearance, a well-cared for head covering will also offer better protection. Keep your helmet in good order by applying the following maintenance tips.

Leather Helmets – Basic leather cleaner should be applied (follow recommended instructions on package)

Gloss or Matte Finish Helmets– Apply a mild soap and warm water to keep the head piece clean. A soft cloth can be used as well. Never apply chemical products or cleaners to the helmet surface.

 

Face Shields – Also use mild soap and warm water with a soft cloth to remove dirt and debris from face shields. Never add chemical products or cleaners to this process. Doing so could result in discoloration or surface damage.

Important Note Regarding Helmets That Have Experienced Impact

It is important to remind all helmet wearers that a head piece which received a serious blow or other damage should not be worn. A significant impact can compromise the integrity of the helmet and make it unsafe as protective gear. An item that has received this type of trauma should be immediately destroyed and replaced. Consumers can contact the manufacturer with any questions or for further assistance.