Care & Repair: give your gear the best care

You have taken great care when choosing your clothing and hiking boots; they fit like a glove and have accompanied you on many an adventure. And the better you take care of your quality gear, the longer it will accompany you on the road. Moreover, maintenance is the best way to reduce waste.

 

But how exactly should it be done? Our product specialists know how to handle that. We can tell you all about the required maintenance methods and offer a repair and mend service. Just drop by, we will be happy to help you.

"Our job doesn’t end when you go home with the right gear. We can also help you maintain your new gear to keep it in tip-top shape. We take sustainability seriously – for us, it’s not an empty promise."

Claudia Verswyver, Sustainability Coordinator at A.S.Adventure


Wash and waterproof your gear yourself

Do you throw your outdoor clothes in the washing machine with normal clothing? Don’t! Use a technical detergent and then impregnate (make water repellant) your clothing afterwards. Maintenance products from Grangers or Nikwax are perfect for this. A regular detergent is guaranteed to lose the waterproof qualities from your waterproof jacket or trousers.

 

Technical gear demands different maintenance methods. But don’t let that put you off: if you follow our tips, nothing will go wrong. Hiking boots, ski gear, down jackets, camping gear, cycling or running clothing: whatever it is, we’ve got your back!

Our washing tips for your gear


Technical repair service for outdoor clothing

Has a zip on your waterproof jacket given up the ghost? Have you found a rip in your Gore-Tex jacket? How about that broken fastener on your favourite backpack? Or maybe there’s a hole in your sleeping mat? Our technical clothing repair service knows what to do.

 

A selection of the possible technical repairs:

  • zips
  • loose seams
  • holes
  • tears
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Technical repair service for hiking boots

You don’t have to throw away your shoes because of a loose lace loop or a scuffed sole. On the contrary. A small repair or serious fixes: we can give your loyal walking companions a second wind.

 

A selection of the shoe repairs:

  • Sole replacement
  • Widening of your shoes
  • Liners
  • Lace hooks
  • Raising heels and soles
  • General stitching
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How can you make use of this service?

  1. Drop by your nearest A.S.Adventure Store.
  2. One of our trained store employees will help you and give you an estimate for the repair.
  3. We will ensure your product ends up in the repair workshop as quickly as possible, and it will be looked after with care.
  4. Once your item has been repaired, we will mail you with the good news: your beloved gear is waiting for you in your A.S.Adventure Store. Ready for a new adventure!

Good to know: If you are not an Explore More member and you do not have a proof of purchase from A.S.Adventure, a one-time minimum fee of €25 will be charged, which will partly cover transportation and handling costs.



Retouch service

Maybe you want your new (outdoor) trousers to be a few centimetres shorter, or maybe your new summer dress needs taking in; we can take care of that too. Ask the shop staff to pin the garment for you, and we will send it to our workshop. When your item is ready, we will notify you by phone so you can pick up your product at your A.S.Adventure Store.



Do you have any questions?

Do you have questions about washing or repairing? You can easily contact us, or simply visit your local A.S.Adventure Store. Our team will be happy to provide you with the advice you need.

You are ready for something new after all those trips together, but you want to avoid making the waste mountain bigger at all costs? Maybe you should think about entrusting your beloved gear to the Recycle Boxes in our shops. We upcycle and recycle your old gear so it goes back on the road or is transformed into raw materials for another purpose.



Read more about sustainability

Corporate Social Responsibility at A.S.Adventure

Corporate Social Responsibility means making the best possible choices for people and the environment. From a sustainable product range and the repair of your belongings, to sustainable packaging and CO2 reductions: every link in our company deserves special attention.

On the way to sustainable purchases

Do you have a preference for environmentally friendly purchases? It’s the right thing to do. This is why we will be happy to keep you informed about the different labels you can find in our range. An extra word of explanation about the raw materials used, ecological materials and sustainable production is a bonus.


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