Want to learn the tricks of doing laundry the right way? If yes, then we have a solution for you. From removing stains to sorting the laundry, these easy tips and tricks will help you speed through laundry smoothly and effectively. Take a look:
1. Prepare the clothes
Before you put the clothes in the washing machine, check them Remove any pins (if there), zip it up, empty the pockets and turn them inside out, put delicate items such as lingerie and socks into mesh bags. Do not button the trousers and shirts as this might stress the buttonholes.
2 Remove Stains Immediately
Do not let the stains sit for long and treat them immediately. Use stain removal powders or blot liquids and dab on the stain. Let the powder/blot liquid settle for a few minutes before washing it thoroughly. Ensure that the stain is gone before you put the clothes for tumble drying otherwise the stain might set into the fabric.
3. Laundry Detergents
Want to boost the cleaning power of your laundry detergent? Follow these simple steps: take a mild and non-toxic detergent powder and add half a cup of borax into it. Now use this mixture for cleaning your clothes. Borax has antibacterial and antiseptic properties and can whiten your clothes easily.
4. Use White Vinegar
Ran out of fabric softener? Don’t worry. We have an easy solution for you. Add a cup of white vinegar to the final rinse cycle. White Vinegar has fabric softening properties.
5. Make Your Whites More White
Using Chlorine bleach can brighten up your whites instantly but using it quite often can be damaging to the fabric. If you want to brighten up your whites, then the first step is to wash them separately. Whiten smaller items such as socks and napkins by soaking them in a solution of hot water and lemon juice. Soak for an hour before washing them. You can also use half cup of borax or white vinegar and put it in the washing machine during the wash cycle. These methods will instantly brighten up your whites.
6. Hand-Wash Delicate Fabric
It is better to hand-wash natural fabrics such as linen, wool, rayon, cotton,and silk. While hand-washing, use lukewarm water and a mild detergent. Soak the clothes for a few minutes. Drain the detergent water and rinse the clothes thoroughly. Wrench the clothes gently to squeeze the excess water and hang them on a drying rack. Line drying clothes help maintain the shape of the clothes. Are you looking for a good laundry drying rack or clothesline? If yes, check our portable clothesline. It is portable and is convenient to use and store. Its clever design facilitates drying clothes in the most effective way by maintaining a proper air flow, thus saving your time. Check the amazing features of our clothesline
These tips will help you tackle laundry tasks with greater ease.