Practical Tips for Washing and Storing Woolen Clothes

Some people end up avoiding buying woolen clothes for fear of not being able to wash or keep them in a good state, but there are some simple and practical little tricks that help a lot when washing and storing woolen clothes.

One of the precautions that must be taken is to never wash the parts in the machine as this can irreparably damage your wires. However, if you do not even have time to wash them by hand, try to use the delicate way in the washing machine and put them in special bags to protect delicate clothes.

Another care with woolen clothing is do not let them soak for a long time. Wash by hand with coconut soap and avoid rubbing them, give only slight squeezes and then rinse thoroughly. The use of softener is released as long as the pieces do not soak for more than five minutes.

The in wool clothes can become yellowed with time, so to prevent this sign of aging and keep them for longer, add a hydrogen peroxide teaspoon of 30 volumes at the time of washing.

As for drying, avoid putting wool clothes in the dryer or exposed to the strong sun. They should be twisted gently wrapped in a towel and then extended horizontally on the towel. The drying should preferably be in the shade and never hung on the clothesline.

Since woolen garments are rarely worn during the year, laundering may be less frequent to ensure better conservation of the garments. In addition, it is not necessary to iron wool because the suggested drying method itself already prevents the laundry from being kneaded.

Who has little time to take care of the washing and drying of wool clothes, you can choose the alternative of sending the pieces to a laundry specialized in this type of material.