It’s autumn here in India and and soon the cool breeze shall mark the onset of winters. Winter wardrobes are so engrossing and the pre care and after care is of vital importance. Your favourite winter coat or cashmere sweater is your prized possession which your mom gifted on your anniversary. Should everything be dry cleaned? Can anything be put in the wash? What about the dryer? What if you try to clean it by hand? Do you get intrigued by such questions .No need to worry as The Laundry House shares some tips exclusively for you:
Let’s categorise your winter wardrobe for your easy reference
- Downs and Vests
You may wash them only twice a season as over-washing may cause the feathers to break. Soak the garment before washing and don’t add extra detergent than necessary as the residual detergent prevents down items from getting fluffy.
TLH top tip: Always toss in a few tennis balls to break up clumps.Even with the tennis balls, pull the jacket out of the dryer periodically and manually pull apart the clumps with your fingers.
Cotton, silk, and cashmere should be washed after two to three wears, as these are more delicate. Wool and durable man-made blends, such as acrylic and polyester, can withstand five wears. Whatever the fibre, follow the care instructions on the label.
TLH Top Tip: Hand washing tends to be gentlest, but if you’re worried about moths, take knits to the best dry cleaning nearby. The Laundry house is a boon as it offers dry cleaning services in Faridabad and all major metros across India.
- Fleece Jackets and Sweatshirts
Sweatshirts are low-maintenance and may be washed after six to seven wears but fleece deserves extra care.
TLH Top tip: Turn the garment inside out and wash it with like colours and without linty items, like towels to avoid pilling. Rinse them twice so that there’s no detergent residue. Don’t forget to air dry.
- Hats, Gloves, and Scarves
The most frequent and vulnerable items need more attention as they acted as shields against the cruel winter chills and took the facial oil, makeup, and perfume buildup, plus the germs along with . So you may wash them three to five times a season
TLH Top tip: Hand wash the knit items .Look for the services offering dry-cleaning nearby and get your leather gloves and hats dry cleaned.
- Leather and Suede Jackets
These hides are pretty durable, but annual cleaning is best left to a dry cleaning expert. TLH offers dry cleaning services in Ghaziabad, Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Vadodara. So keep your winter worries at bay with TLH.
TLH Top Tip: You should spot-clean stains on leather immediately and brush suede often to keep it in top condition.
The Laundry House recommends professional cleaning of winter wears to prolong the life of your clothes .Let’s welcome winters happily with TLH.