“After using my Venustas heated jacket for outdoor activities many times, I found it’s not clean as it used to be. And I plan to wash it, but I worry heating elements could stop working after washing.”
It’s very hard to go back to wear traditional jackets if you have already used a heated jacket. In recent years, multiple heated jacket brands emerge to cater to the demand of people eager to take off many layers of clothing while owning a lightweight and comfortable warmth.
It’s a battery-operated jacket built with a heating system to make the warmth more accessible to us, which becomes increasingly popular. Since the heating elements and heating wires are sewn into the fabric, users always wonder whether the jacket can be washed. In this article, we go over almost everything about Venustas heated jacket washing instructions to help our users.
Can you wash heated jackets?
It mainly depends on the manufacturer’s user manual. Most heated jackets are washable and only a few are not allowed.
Here we can tell that you can wash Venustas heated jacket with peace of mind. Although we always say that there is a potential risk when water and electricity mix, the heating elements are made of carbon fiber and graphene which feature excellent water-resistant ability. Also, heated jackets use an insulation layer to prevent these heating elements from being damaged. So, it’s safe to wash Venustas heated jacket as long as you follow the washing tips.
How to wash Venustas heated jackets?
Venustas heated jackets are washable, and they are easy to wash. In the following, we conclude some important washing steps to ensure the jacket is clean and in good condition.
First of all, make sure the battery is removed before washing in case of any damage. If you forget to remove the battery in washing by accident, we suggest you should stop to use the battery for safety reasons. You know, a defective battery can easily cause some accidents, like fire catching or short circuits. After removing the battery, users should put the connector back and close the zipper to protect the cable during washing.
Also, if there are some stains on the jacket, users can pre-treat the spot area to guarantee the cleaning effect. Using wet tissue or a soft towel to gently wipe the stain with mild detergent. (Note: Don’t bleach the clothes because the including harsh chemicals could damage the heating elements.
Now it’s time to wash your heated jacket after you make a good preparation. Normally, there are 2 washing options used with a heated jacket: hand washing and machine washing.
It’s just like washing our ordinary clothes. Users just need to put the jacket in the washbasin and use the mild detergent with cold and lukewarm water. (Note: The water temperature should not exceed 86℉to prevent damage to the heating system). Moreover, don’t wing or twist the heated jacket.
If you choose machine wash, remember to put the clothes in the laundry mesh bag before washing, which is beneficial to prolong the lifespan of heated jacket. And the washing machine should be set in a gentle cycle with cool water.
When the washing process has been done, the last important thing is to dry the clothes. Air drying is the best option given the heating system. We suggest the users can flat the jacket on the towel and put it in a dry and cool place. And one thing that should be kept in mind is that drying machine is not allowed.
How often to wash heated jackets?
It depends on how often you use it and how dirty the jacket is. If you always wear your heated jacket to go out, we suggest that you could wash it every two weeks. And there’s no need to wash it if a heated jacket has not noticeable stains. Wearers can use a wet cloth or sponge to gently clean the stain. Also, when the weather becomes warm and you plan to store the heated jacket, we suggest that users should wash it before putting it in the wardrobe.
How to care Venustas heated jackets?
- Don’t expose to the liquids to prevent any risk, like a short circuit.
- Charge the battery regularly to prolong its lifespan.
- Store the battery in a dry place.
- Don’t squeeze or drop the battery.
- Remember to unplug the battery from the charger if it’s fully charged.
- Don’s use it if the inner liner is wet.
- Don’t bleach or icon.
- Dry clean is not allowed. Users can wash the clothes by hand or by machine with cold water or gentle water.
- Store the clothes in a place with good air circulation.
All in all, if you want to wash your Venustas heated jacket, please remember to read our using instruction in advance. Or you can read this article to clean and take good care of your jacket.
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