How to Clean a Raincoat?

Answer Raincoats do get dirty even though they spend a lot of time being subjected to water. Dirt, salt, pollution particles etc. build up on the raincoat over time, not to mention mud from kids jumping i... Read More »

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Who invented the raincoat?

Charles Macintosh, an inventor and chemist, made the first raincoat in 1823 when he innovated a mixture of India rubber and a sticky substance called naphtha between two layers of cloth.Source:NNDB... Read More »

How To Waterproof a Raincoat?

No one wants to be stopped from going outside by a raincoat that leaks. While all raincoats are made with waterproof or water resistant fabric, the waterproof coating on your raincoat may wear off ... Read More »

How do I waterproof a raincoat?

Waterproofing a RaincoatSelect a can of waterproofing fabric spray. Clean your raincoat in your washer, or take it to a dry cleaner. Hang the garment in a well-ventilated area, and open the windows... Read More »

How do I take measurements for a raincoat?

Chest MeasurementPlace the cloth measuring tape at the broadest area of your chest, and bring under the arm pits, across the shoulder blades and back to the front. Write down the chest measurement.... Read More »