Summer Sale

Apparel » Maintenance & Repair

search learn

Wetsuit Repair and Care

Learn how to properly clean, repair, and care for your neoprene apparel and wetsuits.

Maintenance & Repair

Taking Care of Dry Wear Gaskets

Learn how to take care of and repair your dry wear gaskets so they can give you years of trouble free use in your dry wear apparel.

Maintenance & Repair

NRS Dry Wear Care

With proper care and maintenance, your NRS dry wear will provide years of protection and enjoyment. Follow the instructions in this manual to ensure the best performance and longevity for your gear.

Maintenance & Repair

Latex Gasket Sizing Chart

Get to know the specific measurements of NRS’s range of neck, wrisk, and dry sock latex gaskets and which sizes we use on our dry wear apparel.

How To Choose, Maintenance & Repair, Skills & Tips

How to Repair Waterproof Fabric

Learn how to repair waterproof fabric with some simple techniques for applying patches using Aquaseal or Seam Grip, two user-friendly adhesives.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair Neoprene

In this video, we show how to repair neoprene when it gets damaged. Don't throw that gear away; fix it!

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair Dry Wear Gaskets

How to repair your own gaskets and make them last longer.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Clean and Deodorize Neoprene Wetshoes

This video shows how to clean and dry water shoes to head off odor. And if stinky shoes happen, we show how to eliminate it.

Maintenance & Repair

Gear Storage Ideas

Putting your boating gear away until next weekend, or next year, there are steps you should take to protect your investment.

Maintenance & Repair

Gear Aid Aquaseal+NEO Contact Cement

Learn how to properly use and handle Gear Aid (formerly McNett) Seal Cement Adhesive, an industrial-strength neoprene cement.

Maintenance & Repair

Gasket Replacement Instructions

Learn how to replace and care for the latex gaskets on your drytops and dry suits with these detailed step-by-step instructions.

Maintenance & Repair

Durable Water Repellent (DWR) and Paddlesports Dry Wear

Learn how Durable Water Repellent (DWR) works to keep you dry and comfortable in your paddlesports outerwear, dry wear and dry suits. Understand DWR's environmental impacts and how to care and reapply DWR as necessary.

Maintenance & Repair

Drysuit Folding and Zipper Maintenance

Step-by-step instructions to neatly fold your drysuit, without putting pressure on the entry and relief zippers. We also offer tips for cleaning and lubing those drywear zippers.

Maintenance & Repair

Dry Wear Latex Gasket Emergency Field Repair

Latex gaskets and socks on drywear are tough, but not indestructible. Learn how to make a field repair with Tear-Aid Repair Tape Type A.

Maintenance & Repair

Caring for Your Neoprene Gear

With a little care and TLC, your neoprene paddling gear can last a long time. Read on for some tips and tricks to maximize the life of your neoprene.

Maintenance & Repair

Care of Your Boating Gear

This article gives valuable tips on taking care of your inflatables, neoprene items and drywear so you can use it for a long time.

Maintenance & Repair

Aquaseal/Cure Accelerator Instructions

Learn to repair your neoprene spray skirt, neoprene or HydroSkin apparel or gaskets with Aquaseal.

Maintenance & Repair