Linen Home Care Instructions

6/04/2012 0 Comments

Bed linens come in lots of colors, designs, fabrics, thread counts and prices. This range of product
effects the care needed to wash bed linens. It's important to wash linens properly in order to maintain
the color and quality of the fabric. When you purchase the linens for your dorm room, be sure to check
the washing instructions before you clean them. Most manufacturers will provide you with specific
instructions for washing and drying your bed linens.

When you get your new linens back to your dorm room, take the washing instructions out of the
package and put them in a safe place. If the instructions are on the linen tags, remove the tags and save
them for later use. You might want to keep the instructions with all of your other washing products.

If you accidentally misplace your instructions, the following tips will help you when it comes time to
launder your bed linens. Wash your sheets and pillowcases on a cool or warm water temperature. Set
the washing machine to a gentle cycle. Add a small amount of liquid laundry detergent. If necessary,
put your sheets through a second rinse cycle to remove any excess detergent from them. Stay away
from using any bleach products on your sheets. This chemical can quickly damage the fibers of the
fabric.

When drying your sheets, place them in the dryer at a medium heat temperature. Take your sheets
out of the dryer as soon as the cycle is complete. If you leave your sheets in the dryer too long, they
will develop lots of wrinkles. If you have accidentally left them in the dryer too long, you can quickly
remove the wrinkles with a damp cloth. Place the damp cloth into the dryer and turn the machine back
on for about ten minutes. Fold your sheets and if you like them particularly flat, iron them.

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