Originally Posted by Hud3
If none of that works, here's what the Goretex people say, [I]"If water
fails to bead up on the surface of your cleaned and tumble-dried garment, its DWR treatment has reached the end of its useful life. But don’t worry: You can restore the garment’s water
repellency by applying a topical water repellency restorative (DWR treatment) for outdoor fabrics, available at your local outdoor retailer. We do not recommend wash-in treatments, as they can hinder your garment's breathability."
makes a great line of products for cleaning
and restoring a DRW. Also if have a nylon windbreaker in addition to your foulies, the same applies.
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