Caring For Your Krisis Bag

How to Care for your Krisis Bag

Avoid exposing your Krisis Bag to cleaning agents and solvents

These will cause damage to the bags. The ingredients in these liquids will react with the material of your Krisis Bag, causing flaws. If contact does occur the watertight properties may be compromised and will void the warranty.

 

Extreme Heat

Do not expose your Krisis Bag to excessive heat. Bags must be stored at room temperature and not exceed 40 degrees Celsius [104 degrees fahrenheit]. Never iron your Krisis Bag. Extreme heat will cause damage to PVC material.

Exposure of your Krisis Bag to extreme heat will void the warranty.

 

Washing

Do not wash or dry clean your Krisis Bag. Krisis Bags are intended for single-use water exposure. Washing your Krisis Bag will void the warranty.

Caring for the zipper

Extreme Heat

Do not expose your Krisis Bag zipper to extreme heat. Keep the bag’s zipper away from any head source exceeding 40 degrees Celsius. Never iron your Krisis Bag zipper. Extreme heat will damage the waterproof film applied to the zip.

Exposing your Krisis Bag zipper to extreme heat will void the warranty.

Washing

Do not wash or dry clean your Krisis Bag zipper. Krisis Bags zippers are intended for single-use water exposure. Washing is not recommended as this will compromise the waterproof film applied to the zipper. Avoid exposing the zipper to any form of moisture before using it in a flood protection situation. Washing your Krisis Bag zipper will void the warranty.

Storage

Don’t store your Krisis Bag in direct sunlight

It is important to not store your Krisis Bag in direct sunlight. Prolonged exposure to the sun will degrade the material. Store in a dark or well-shaded area is essential to maintain the bag’s performance.

 

Store your Krisis Bag at room temperature

It’s important to store your Krisis Bag at room temperature and away from excessive heat. Prolonged exposure to heat above 40 degrees Celsius will degrade the material.

 

Do not store objects on top of your Krisis Bag

Do not store your Krisis Bag under pressure as this may cause damage to zips or PVC material.

 

Store in a dry environment

Storing your Krisis Bags in a dry environment will prevent the build-up of mould and mildew and prevent the coating on the zipper from deteriorating.

 

Product Lifespan of Krisis Bags

If stored correctly away from heat and moisture, the lifespan of the zipper and PVC material is 10 years. It is therefore recommended the bags be replaced after 10 years.

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