There are ways to wash our dry cleanable clothes, and save money on those high dry cleaning bills. The first thing you want to do is check what type of fabric you’ll be washing. Be careful with wool clothing because it is known to shrink. There are also great products on the market that allows us to do our dry cleaning at home.
The first way to clean your dry cleanable clothes is to hand wash them. Fill your tub or sink with cool water. A great product to use for cleaning your clothes is Woolite. Add a half cap of Woolite to your water. You could also use a mild detergent. Gently place your clothes in the water, and let them soak approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Remove the clothing, then gently press out excess water. Don’t wring out the excess water from your garment. Place your garment between two towels and blot to remove any excess water. Lay your garment flat to dry.
If you want to use a washing machine, place your clothes in a cotton pillowcase. Tie the top of the pillowcase, then place in the washing machine. Wash your clothes in cold water, and gentle cycle. Use Woolite or a gentle detergent. When clothes are done, gently remove them from the pillowcase. Lay your clothes on a towel to dry. If you have a lot of wrinkles, restore them with a steam iron.
Dryel is a great home dry cleaning product to use on your dry cleanable clothes. This product is a safe and convenient way to care for dry clean clothes, delicate, and hand washables such as wool and silk. This product is sold at Walgreen’s, and cost $11.99. Dryel cleans up to 24 garments. This product is safe for dresses, suits, slacks, jackets, and much more. Dry cleaning results are guaranteed. This product is environmentally friendly, and contains no phosphates. Place up to four garments in the fabric protection bag. Tumble in the dryer on medium heat for 30 minutes to activate the steam-cleaning environment. Remove garments from the bag, and they are ready to wear. Hang your clean garments to help get any wrinkles out. If you go to www.dryell.com, you can download coupons for this product. For more information go to www.walgreens.com.
Woolite is another great product when washing your dry cleanable clothes at home. You can use this product for your hand or machine washing, This product won’t cause shrinking or fading. When using this product for washing dry cleanable clothes in the washing machine, use delicate cycle. This product contains no phosphates or bleach. A bottle of Woolite cost $5.99 at Walgreen’s. For more information go to www.walgreens.com.
Being able to wash most of your dry cleanable clothes at home can save a lot of time and money. For more information go to www.bestdryingrack.com.