Asked by: Yacouba Botilheiro
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th May, 2020

How do you clean the inside of a Riddell football helmet?

Clean a Riddell helmet with warm water and mild detergent.
  1. Remove the chin strap, ear pads and other pads in the helmet if possible before cleaning.
  2. Add one or two drops of mild liquid detergent to a container.
  3. Wipe as much dirt, grass and loose debris from the helmet as possible with a rag.

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Similarly, you may ask, what type of cleaning agent can be used on a football helmet?

The outside of your helmet might get filthy as you tackle into the grass, but the inside's main problem is sweat. Gentle cleansers work best, such as a mild dish-washing liquid or oxygen bleach solution. Use a damp rag and rub the cleanser over all the pads, getting in between them as best you can.

Secondly, 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.

Furthermore, how do you disinfect a helmet?

The Basic Do's and Don'ts of Helmet Care:

  1. Use mild soaps when cleaning the liner, like baby shampoo or mild laundry detergent.
  2. Use a towel soaked in warm water to soak and loosen bug guts for a few minutes before wiping them away.
  3. Use soft, scratch-free microfiber towels to clean your helmet.

Can you put football shoulder pads in the washer?

Before putting pads in the washing machine, put them in pillow cases and knot at the ends. This will protect them while they are tossed around. Set the washing machine on the gentle cycle with warm water. Take the football pads out of the washer and remove them from the pillowcase.

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