The sun is shining and the last thing on our minds is wet weather gear. But this is our opportunity to dig out our waterproofs to wash them and reproof them.
Remember to use either a specialist technical wash or very simple soap flakes. Clean out your detergent drawer first too. Also whatever you do, don't put fabric conditioner in with the wash unless you want to get very, very wet out on the hill.
The hot sun means that you don't need to put your waterproof in the tumble drier to activate the proofing agent, so doing it now is better for the environment and your pocket with electricity bills.
I use Nikwax tch wash to clean it all, followed by Nikwax TX Direct to reproof. Grangers is also very good. I prefer two separate products rather than an all in one which I don't think reproofs as well.
Enjoy the sun!