How to wash laundry in the machine and by hand: the main rules
Underwear - no matter whether it is made of natural fabrics or synthetic, lace or smooth knitwear - is a very delicate wardrobe item. It comes into direct contact with the body and should be soft and comfortable, so this fact determines the specifics of caring for such items. It should also be delicate.
OBOZREVATEL tells you how to care for your underwear. What rules should be applied when washing in a machine and what rules should be applied when washing by hand.
Be sure to read the instructions for the product on the label - it will tell you how to wash it properly. Most likely, you will need to choose warm water, not hot, and spin delicately. Do the first wash of a new item before you put it on.
Also, don't wash natural and synthetic laundry together. They absorb dirt differently and sometimes even require different detergents. In any case, liquids and gels are better than powders because they rinse better. Also, consider the color of your clothes - don't wash white and colored clothes together.
If you're washing in a machine, don't put things in the drum that could damage the delicate fabric of the laundry, such as zippers or active decor. Ideally, you should use special bags for washing.
Avoid chlorine bleaches also. If necessary, use only oxygen bleach.
Rules for machine washing laundry
Laundry with a lot of decor - lace, rhinestones, chains, leather straps - is best washed by hand. They may not withstand rotation in the drum.
If necessary, cotton items can be washed even at a very high temperature of 80-90 degrees, while synthetics are unlikely to withstand more than 40 degrees.
Stubborn stains should be treated with a suitable stain remover or soaked before washing. It is also better to wash stains away at a low temperature, as they can only penetrate deeper into the fabric during hot washing.
Rules for hand washing laundry
In addition to all the basic rules, experts recommend avoiding strong friction of the fabric during hand washing. It is better to soak the clothes for 30-40 minutes in warm water, and then gently scrub them with moderate friction. This will remove dirt from the fabric well without significant mechanical impact.
Rinsing should also be done in warm or even cool water. In this case, at the end, you can add a few drops of machine wash conditioner to the water. It will make the fabric softer when it dries. But it is very important to take a small amount of the product - it is not intended for hand washing and can make things harsh and unpleasant if used excessively.
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