Care & Repair

Proper care and repair of GORE® Protective Fabrics ensures that the fabric maintains its protective properties and breathability. Other components, such as fasteners, zippers, and leather outer shells are often added to boots, garments, and gloves. These components may be harmed by the care instructions described for the fabrics, so be sure to review the manufacturer’s care instructions before you begin.

  • GORE-TEX Products

    Cleaning waterproof, windproof, and breathable GORE-TEX fabric ensures its long life and maximum performance.


    Protective gear that includes GORE® CROSSTECH® fabric requires special care; however, cleaning the fabric itself does not require any special equipment or solutions.

  • GORE® CHEMPAK® Products

    To maintain the performance of ensembles made of GORE® CHEMPAK® fabric and avoid unnecessary risk requires special care.


    Products made with GORE® WINDSTOPPER® fabrics are built to last and are easy to care for.

  • GORE® Particulate Hoods

    The GORE® Particulate Hood is easy to care for.

Restoring Water Repellency

Restoring the water repellency of garments made with GORE® fabrics is easy.

NFPA 1851

The NFPA 1851 standard explains the requirements for inspection, care, and maintenance of firefighter turnout gear. Gore’s self-paced training program discusses the procedures for caring for moisture barriers.

Warranty Program

We take pride in providing innovative products, leading technologies, and unparalleled service to the fire industry. To assist with NFPA 1851 Standard compliance, we offer  an enhanced warranty program for all of our protective barriers.