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Cleaning Your Haven TentUpdated 6 months ago

If your Haven Tent is dirty, congratulations! That means you are probably out in nature getting some use out of it. That said, it is important to keep your tent clean and well-maintained to extend its life on it. Here are some tips to keep in mind when it comes time to give your tent a good cleaning, as well as just ensure it is well-maintained:

  • The tent is not machine washable. Spot clean only with a warm soapy rag and allow it to air dry
  • Shake out your tent after each use to remove all dirt, grass, leaves, and other debris 
  • Whenever possible, leave your tent setup in the sun after use to allow all moisture to dry up. The UV rays will prevent a buildup of mildew and mold that could damage your tent. The best way to dry your tent is to:
    • Find a location with ample open air - preferably away from a covered area so the sun can shine on the entire tent
    • Setup your tent suspended between trees with the spreader bars in place
    • Pat any extremely wet spots on/in your tent with a dry towel or rag
    • Remove the rainfly and set it aside separately to dry
    • Remove the pad from the tent
    • Let sit for a few hours in the sun until completely dry

When you are through cleaning, ensure that your tent and all of its components are stored in a dry place to avoid any mildew buildup.

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