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School backpacks

I bought my kids a good one last year. They are still in good shape just dirty. It says they can't be machine washed. So how exactly can I clean them? What can I use that is good for stains?

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RelaxedMom2-3

Asked by RelaxedMom2-3 at 1:31 PM on Jul. 17, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (9)
  • I'd try a magic eraser first, and if that doesn't work try spot cleaning with dishsoap.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:34 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • I totally wash mine. I just use cold/cold on the delicate cycle, and I don't put it in the dryer.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:37 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • We washed our too.

    But the Magic Eraser, like PGA suggested, is a good option too if you don't think washing is a good idea.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:38 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • i had to wash my daughter's because she got lice and her hair is long enough that it brushes over her backpack. it was fine and came out clean
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 1:46 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • I would wash them either on delicate or hand wash them. I bought a bunch of them last year when they were really cheap on clearance and will give my kids the choice to either use a new one or their old one. If they choose their old one I will donate the new one's to one of those back pack charities.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 1:48 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • I throw them in the washer anyway, but then line dry them.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 2:14 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • take it outside and scrub/hose it down and then let it air dry if you don't want to use the washer.
    goofygalno1

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 3:03 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • same as JJK
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 4:50 PM on Jul. 17, 2013

  • Use Shout and hand wash,
    morebee7

    Answer by morebee7 at 11:30 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

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