At Gear re-Store, you know we love gear that works well. That’s why we love when you take care of your garments at home! If your home treatment isn’t getting the results you are looking for, though, don’t toss your garment just yet!

DWR is an acronym for Durable Water Repellancy: an essential component in the optimal performance of waterproof breathable jackets and pants.

Unfortunately DWR is not permanent and therefore, over time, needs to be restored. This is true of all garments that use waterproof and breathable technology whether GORE-TEX®, Event®, Eco Storm™, Entrant® DT, H2No®, Hyvent®, Omni-Tech® or other proprietary fabrications. You’ll know it’s time to restore the DWR when moisture is absorbed rather than repelled from the outer fabric.

By curing the DWR formulation deep into the fabrication of your garment and then utilizing a special heat technology developed by Gear Restore, we can make sure your garment’s DWR coating will last substantially longer than by doing it yourself.

Technical Outerwear Services

Gear Tracker

Our proprietary software, developed specifically for the outdoor gear industry, will allow corporate clients and individ...

Technical Outerwear Cleaning

Gear re-Store has spent years – and will continue to spend more years – evaluating optimal cleaning and dura...

Technical Outerwear Repairs

We have the team and the equipment required to do the most complicated repairs for technical outerwear, including repair...


Gear re-Store has its finger on the pulse and future directions within the outdoor gear industry.  We regularly att...

Gear re-Store has its finger on the pulse and future directions within the outdoor gear industry. We regularly attend key industry trade shows and are in contact with decision makers with some of the best-known brands in the world and the key retailers in North America. We are currently looking at CO2 cleaning technology, plasma nanotechnology, and innovative efficacy testing methods.


Gear re-Store continues to work with most of the major global outdoor brands, as well as the most prominent retailers in Canada.



Together with our sister company, Outdoor Approach, we have decades of experience in repairing, producing, and retailing technical outerwear for the outdoor industry. Our experienced laundry technicians, seamstresses, and consultants will help individual consumers through to corporate clients solve their outdoor gear challenges.



So everyone has a sustainability page on their website right?
Well, at Gear re-Store sustainability is important to us, because of the playground we and our customers play in.

Gear re-Store


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