Tips For Washing Down Comforters And Pillows

We often get the impression that washing down comforters and pillows at home (and mostly dry) is to complicate life. But nothing further from the truth. If you follow a few basic guidelines of wash can save you money on the dry and keep them clean with minimal effort.

Quilts should be washed at least once a year, coinciding with the change of season. While pillows should be washed at least every 6 months. Importantly, observe the manufacturer’s recommendations, and select proper program and temperature.

DUVETS: To The Washing Machine, With A Couple Of Tennis Balls

Comforter fillings should be washed at each change of season, before storing them in a closet; It is preferable to do so in the warmer months so they can dry out soon.

Wash the quilt, most of the time don’t need to take it to the dry cleaner. If the manufacturer allows it, put it in your washing machine: you will save time and money, and it will be impeccable.

Before placing the piece in the drum, check that it has not broken or webbing where the filling can run off.

Check the temperature recommended on the label. If in doubt, wash in cold.

You must wash it separately, without any other garment. If the filling is made of feathers or of down, put on the drum two or three tennis balls new that will be responsible for moving the fill during washing and avoid it to cake.

When you remove the washer probably will be somewhat deformed, but don’t worry: when drying will recover its original shape.

For drying, you have two options:

-Using the dryer permitting the garment; We offer you up to 9 kg capacity dryers to suit the needs of any home.

-Dry it in the open air: hang it in a well ventilated, without direct sunlight and move filling occasionally to go regaining his form.

Before storing, make sure that it is completely dry to prevent unpleasant odours from forming.

Duvets covers, wash much more frequently, as well as the sheets; in this article we remind you how to do it.

PILLOWS: Tell Me What Filling You Have And Tell You How To Wash Your

Not only the case, but also the pillow needs cleaned 3-4 times a year to prevent proliferation of bacteria, fungi and mites.

It is essential to check the label and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations if we do not want that stuffing would deteriorate. It is also important to choose a wash cycle proper, as the new special programme of pillows in the washing machines Balay, allowing to wash up to 2 kilos of tissue filled with load.

Filling of feathers:
You can wash feather pillows easily in washing machine. It introduces two or three tennis balls so that they shake the feathers during the wash cycle. If your washing machine has this option, program an additional rinse to ensure that there are no SOAP residue in the filling. Let it dry on a flat surface, stirring it occasionally to redistribute filling; or put it in a dryer with feature delicate… and tennis balls

Synthetic filling:
The steps are the same as with the fill down just that, in this case, you won’t need to use tennis balls or shake the pillow during the drying process, since the synthetic fill retrieves the form itself only.

Latex pillow:
Hand wash recommended. Fill a basin with mild soap and water, and rub the surface with a sponge to remove any stains. Let it dry in the air, on a flat surface.

Memory foam pillow from epillowcases :
They should usually not cleaned. If you don’t have a choice, just rinse with mild soap and water, rinse it very well and let it dry in the open air.