How do you disinfect a snorkel?
- Dilute a tablespoon of bleach in a bucket of warm water.
- Soak the snorkel in the bleach solution for up to 30 minutes.
- Rinse thoroughly under running water.
- Allow the snorkel to air dry.
How do you clean a moldy diving mask?
You can mix bleach at 25% with water and let is soak for a few minutes, the mold will be gone. It will not hurt the silicone masks and some times helps clear the yellow stains on clear skirted masks.
What do you clean snorkel gear with?
After each snorkeling excursion, whether in ocean, pool, or lake, we recommend cleaning all of your gear with warm fresh water and a mild soap or detergent. Typically, a bit of dish soap and warm water is all you would need.
How do you clean a yellow snorkel?
How to Clean a Snorkel Mask in 5 Minutes
- Shake the mask to remove any loose sand or debris.
- Rinse with fresh water.
- Apply toothpaste (not gel) to the mask lens.
- Using a soft-bristled toothbrush or clean cloth, gently clean the mask lens inside and out.
- Rinse thoroughly with clear water.
- Dry with a soft cloth.
How do you care for a snorkel?
Washing: Snorkels can be rinsed with clear cool or warm water after use in salt, fresh or chlorine water. A mild, warm or cool soapy solution can be used to periodically wash your gear and especially before long storage periods.
How do you remove Mould from rubber handles?
Mix one part bleach with four parts water in the spray bottle. Use the spray bottle to spray and wipe away any remaining bleach areas from the rubber seal. Be sure to pull/push it gently to get in the grooves where moisture can grow and mould can develop. Wearing rubber gloves will protect your hands from the bleach.
How do you clean a silicone snorkel mask?
A paste toothpaste is ideal but a liquid scrub will also work. Rub the cleanser into the lens with your fingers several times and then rinse clean thoroughly. Mask fogging is a normal occurrence, even after the film of silicone has been removed.
How do you wash a snorkel mask for the first time?
Use a small blob of regular white toothpaste (not gel), get comfy and rub that stuff around and around your mask. Take a short break, then get rubbing again. Put a good movie on and keep going, yes it’s tedious! You could use a cloth, or an old toothbrush too.