How Do I Take Care of My Baton?
Now that you have a beautiful and powerful conducting baton, how do you take care of it? There are many types of conducting batons which each need their own type of care. Read below to find out how to take care of your baton!
Cleaning Your Baton
Colorful, acrylic conducting batons (like our Ergonomic Baton collection) as well as wooden conducting batons do not need much care. However, in the age of increased attention on sanitizing highly touched surfaces, it is important to know which cleaners will work best on your baton. For best results, use a window cleaner or rubbing alcohol on the handle portion. This type of cleaner will take care of surface germs and keep the finish intact.
DO NOT USE HARM CHEMICALS, such as acetone or alcohol on the wooden shaft. These cleaners will eat away at the finish on the wood. Instead, use a damp cloth to remove any visible marks.
Any conducting baton that you buy is a delicate item! To keep your baton in excellent condition, it is recommended that it is stored in a protective case. There are many cases available for purchase that have different features and levels of protection.
If you already have a dedicated spot for a baton that is sure to be safe from breaking, you may enjoy a soft case. These cases are usually for a single baton and are made from a variety of materials, such as leather and canvas.
If you are looking for more protection against breakage, you may want to purchase a case that has a rigid backing. A hard backing will keep the batons from flexing in the case and protect the baton while its in a bag. Baton cases in this category tend to have multiple spots in them, which is ideal if you have a growing collection of batons!
Baton care does not have to be difficult! Simple wiping it down after extended use outside of your home and keeping it safe in a case should help your baton last a lifetime! If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to leave a comment or contact us.