A sleeping bag can best be kept in a dry and dark place. The sleeping bag will not be affected by moisture in this location (either fungus or bacteria), or by the UV-rays of the sun.
Also ventilate your sleeping bag regularly, even if you are not using it.
Do not store your sleeping bag in its original (compression)cover but in a larger bag. The (compression)cover may decrease the resilience of the filling, which will reduce the isolation value. A sleeping bag with down filling is always a supplied with a storage bag.
When the sleeping bag is inserted in the sleeve, you first open the zipper and then stuff the bag in as radom as possible. This is better than rolling up the sleeping bag.
Washing your sleeping bag
Nomad sleeping bags are wel suitable to be machine washed, provided that the washing instructions are followed. With the Nomad sleeping bags that are using the unique 3D Polarsoft filling, it is even proved that several times washing improves the insulation performance!
When washing, it is important to know which filling it has. The washing instructions are different for down filling than for those with synthetic filling.
Sleeping bag with a synthetic filling:
Sleeping bag with down filling:
Sleeping bag with Polygiene ®:
In principle, it is necessary to wash your sleeping bag only if it is visibly dirty.
The lining of the sleeping bag is provided with a Polygiene ® finish which ensures that lining is always free of bacteria and always fresh smell
How to store your sleeping mat
A sleeping mat can best be kept in a dry and dark place. The sleeping mat will not be affected by moisture in this location (either fungus or bacteria), or by the UV-rays of the sun.
By keeping the valve open the foam will have its full resilience the next time you use it. Also the mat will not experience unnecessary presure when the ambient temperature rises.
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