Every day, blankets come into contact with many objects: pets’ guts, food crumbs, drink spills, household dust, body oils, and hair products. Therefore, it is necessary to wash it regularly. Here are the ways to wash and sterilize blankets at home.
The preferred method of washing the blanket depends on its design, type of fabric and filling. So check the manufacturer’s instructions for specific washing instructions.
Generally, the majority of blankets weighing up to 20 pounds can be washed in a household washing machine, on the gentle cycle, in cold water and washing powder, avoiding the use of bleach, which can damage the blanket’s fibers over time, or fabric softeners that may cause the blanket to stain. A feeling of scratching.
For small stains that don’t require a full wash, get rid of them by preparing a solution of warm water and laundry detergent. It is also preferable to buy a duvet cover that can be easily removed, and toss it in the washing machine when it becomes dirty.
To dry the blanket, place it in the dryer on a low heat cycle, or lay it out on a dry, clean surface or on the edge of the bathtub to air dry. Make sure the blanket hangs evenly while it dries so it doesn’t lose its shape.