Use a microfiber or soft cloth with warm water and gentle, liquid dish soap to thoroughly clean the chin strap and helmet shell (inside and out), rinse and dry with a soft cloth or paper towel.
- 1 What is the best way to clean a football helmet?
- 2 How do you clean a Riddell football helmet?
- 3 How do I get stains off my football helmet?
- 4 How can I make my helmet shine?
- 5 Can you spray OdoBan on fabric?
- 6 How do you get mold out of a football helmet?
- 7 Can you put a football helmet in the dishwasher?
- 8 How do you whiten a yellow helmet?
- 9 What kind of paint do you use on a football helmet?
What is the best way to clean a football helmet?
Just a dip in warm soapy water may be enough to get the pads clean. If they are especially grimy, a quick wipe with a soft microfiber or cotton cloth should be enough. Once they are dry, use the disinfectant spray to kill any stubborn bacteria. Once all the parts are clean and dry, just reassemble the helmet.
How do you clean a Riddell football helmet?
Wipe the outside of the Riddell helmet with a rag dipped in soapy water. Use pressure to remove grass and dirt, and be careful to avoid damaging decals and warning labels on the sides or back of the helmet. Rinse the soapy water and debris off with a rag dipped in water only.
How do I get stains off my football helmet?
Prepare a soap water solution by mixing a little dishwashing liquid soap with warm water in a bowl. Dip a soft cloth in the bowl, squeeze out excess water and wipe the helmet all over with it. Gently rub a scrub brush over the scratches to even them out and remove them.
How can I make my helmet shine?
One easy way to get your helmets to shine is with spray wax. This stuff is mostly made for lazy people to quickly wax their car after a wash, but it is also a quick way to remove the dust and bring back some of the shine. There are tons of different brands and types of spray wax.
Can you spray OdoBan on fabric?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator is excellent for eliminating cigarette and cigar smells. OdoBan® can be applied to soft surfaces like carpet, upholstery, and curtains to deodorize.
How do you get mold out of a football helmet?
Wet a soft toothbrush with water and then dip it into baking soda. Gently scrub the cracks and crevices in the helmet and between the pads to remove any lingering traces of mold and mildew.
Can you put a football helmet in the dishwasher?
Never put your helmet in a washing machine, dryer, microwave or dishwasher to clean it! If you are concerned that someone who has worn your helmet may have had head lice, put the helmet in a plastic bag for two weeks until any nits left behind have hatched and died.
How do you whiten a yellow helmet?
How to Use Bleach for Yellowed Plastic
- For electronic parts, removed the yellowed plastic.
- Fill a sink with an 8:1 water to bleach mix.
- Put on some gloves.
- Submerge the plastic in the bleach.
- Soak until white again.
- Remove from the solution.
- Wash with mild soap and rinse.
What kind of paint do you use on a football helmet?
Enamel primers are fairly forgiving and are best for general uses. They can also be used under most lacquer spray paints, as long as you allow the enamel primer coat(s) to properly cure for at least a week.