Transitioning out of winter and into summer can be tricky, especially when you are left with all your bulky ski and snowboard gear in a small apartment. It is likely that at this time that you will be trading in your winter gear for clothing much more suited for the sunshine. That being said, it is important not to neglect your snow gear. Follow our simple solutions below to learn how to keep your gear in tip-top condition for the next winter season.
Be sure to clean your ski and snowboard gear before putting it away for the season. Chances are you will have some time this spring before your first big summer adventure. Waiting until next season may result in spending more time and money in cleaning. Giving everything a good wash before storage will prevent having to scrub engrained dirt from equipment later. Remember to use a soft cloth to prevent damage.
Once everything is cleaned properly, it’s a good idea to keep equipment in a large storage container or two. Plastic tubs work best for this, however if those are not available large cardboard boxes will work as well. This will prevent small bugs and any other small pesky rodents from damaging your equipment.
If you live in a house or apartment with excess space, this can be stored in a dry, cool place. Areas with climate-control are best. Avoid too much heat and if equipment is kept outside keep a tarp overtop to keep it dry.
Your equipment can be expensive, make sure you take the best possible care of it that you can. If these simple steps are followed, your snow gear will be ready for the first snowfall next season.
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