How do I care for my compression socks?  | Sigvaris Canada

Compression garments of all kinds – from stockings to socks to inelastic wraps – will maintain their effectiveness and attractiveness when they are treated and washed as recommended.

How to wash compression products

  • Hand washing is recommended, but you may machine wash on the gentle cycle with the garment turned inside out.
  • Use lukewarm water and a mild detergent. (We suggest Sigvaris Washing Solution.)
  • To protect the garment, we recommend turning the garment inside out before washing.
  • Do not use bleach or fabric softeners.
  • Rinse well and air dry. (Avoid tumble drying.)

How to clean inelastic wraps and liners

  • Close any hook and loop tabs before washing.
  • To protect the garment, place in a mesh laundry bag for washing.
  • Machine wash on the gentle cycle using a mild detergent.
  • Do not use bleach or fabric softeners.
  • Tumble dry on low heat setting. Air drying is recommended to preserve the life of the garment.
  • Your inelastic wrap device should be washed as often as needed.

Caring for your liners

  • Machine wash on gentle cycle using a mild detergent.
  • Do not use bleach or fabric softeners.
  • Tumble dry on low heat setting. Air drying is recommended to preserve the life of the garment.

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