How To Wash Your Clothes Properly And Effectively

We, people spend a lot of time washing our clothes. It is really a exhausting job that can consume all day. We are really cautious that food or any other item like ink doesn’t spill on our clothes at parties, offices etc while working, eating or drinking. And if unfortunately that happens, we start worrying how to wash our expensive garments. And sometimes we make mistakes while washing clothes as we don’t know the perfect treatment for particular type of stain.

More than 80% of the people make big laundry mistakes and therefore damaging their clothes. In this post, you’ll learn how to wash garments effectively without damaging its fabric. We divided it in do’s and don’ts while washing your clothes.

12 Things You Should Keep In Mind While Washing Clothes :
DO 1 : Always read labels before throwing down your clothes in washing machine.

Below there are symbols which you can easily interpret and know what protocol you should follow to wash clothes effectively.

Washing, Ironing, Dry-Clean Labels
Washing, Ironing, Dry-Clean Labels
Bleaching, Temperature Labels
Bleaching, Temperature Labels



Do 2 : Separate laundry into 2 stacks.
Separate laundry into 2 stacks
Separate laundry into 2 stacks
Do 3 : Use hot water for washing towels and, white and light colored clothes.
Do 4 : Follow the following hacks to get rid of the stains on your clothes.
Guide to remove stains
Guide to remove stains
Do 5 : With the help of salt and water, protect color fading of the garments.
Protect color fading
Protect color fading
Do 6 : Wash dark shade clothes inside-out.
Wash dark colored clothes inside out
Wash dark colored clothes inside out
Do 7 : Always put bras in mesh laundry bag.
Do 8 : First fill machine with water, then add detergent and then add your clothes.
Add water and detergent first
Add water and detergent first
Do 9 : Using cold or warm water prevents shrinking of clothes.
Do 10 : Always wash delicate and winter clothing in cold water.
Do 11 : For faster drying of clothes, throw a dry towel in the dryer along with wet clothes.
Use dry towel for fast drying
Use dry towel for fast drying
Do 12 : Use alcohol-free detergent for your under-garments.

Use alcohol free detergent
Use alcohol free detergent




The above are some effective tips for washing clothes, now here we also discuss the 4 common mistakes people make while doing laundry.

4 Laundry Mistakes You Should Not Be Doing :
Don’t 1 : Never use chlorine bleach on colored fabrics.
Don’t 2 : Don’t use bar soap to remove stain.
Never use bar soap to remove stains
Never use bar soap to remove stains

We suggest you to use detergent with cold water Or use hydrogen-peroxide to treat stains.

Don’t 3 : Don’t leave zippers open of your clothes.
Don't leave zippers open
Don’t leave zippers open
Don’t 4 : Never leave your garments inside washing machine for long.
Don't leave your clothes in dryer for long
Don’t leave your clothes in dryer for long

So these are some do’s and don’ts while washing your clothes. By simply following the above ideas and tricks, one can increase the longevity of their garments. I hope you like this post. With the help of these washing technique keep your clothes fresh and clean. 🙂

Usha

Hello readers, my name is Usha and I'm a full time teacher of tailoring profession. I've been teaching since last 16 years and in year 2016 I've decided to take this online. Thanks to you readers, subscribers and internet for making this happen. Here at ushaseminary I write about drafting, cutting, clothing and fashion :)

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