How Should Clothes of Different Fabrics Be Cleaned?

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Cotton Fabrics

Cotton fabrics are strong in alkali resistance, acid resistant and resistant to high temperatures. They can be washed with various soaps or detergents. It can be soaked in water for a few minutes before washing, but the time should not be too long. Otherwise, the color of cotton fabrics may be damaged.  Remember that the intimate underwear can not be soaked in hot water, which may lead to the protein in the sweat stain solidify and adhere to the clothing, then yellow sweat spots appear.

When washing with detergent, the optimum water temperature is 40 - 50 °C. When rinsing, use only a small amount of water every time, and wash it for several times. After each rinse, it should be wrung out and then rinsed a second time to improve the washing efficiency. Dry clothes in a cool, ventilated place to avoid exposure to sunlight and color fading.


Cotton Fabrics

Hemp Fabric

Hemp fabric is hard and has poor saturation. So you should wash it with lighter strength. Do not use hard brush or force to avoid fluffing. After washing, it can't be twisted by force. Non-colored fabrics should not be soaked in hot water. It should not be exposed to sunlight to avoid fading.


Hemp fabrics

Silk Fabrics

There are many varieties of silk fabrics, some of which are not suitable for washing, such as flower satin, brocade, antique satin, sweet scent, golden citron, gold velvet, etc.; some varieties are suitable for dry cleaning, such as velvet, velvet, georgette, etc.; some can be washed with water.

Before washing,  soak it in water, and the soaking time should not be too long, then apply neutral soap, high-grade soap tablets or high-grade synthetic detergent. Next, dissolve the soap with hot water. After hot water cooling, put all the clothes into the water, then gently wash and rinse with plenty of water, and press the fabric with both hands. Due to the poor sunlight resistance of mulberry silk, it should be dried in a cool and ventilated place. It is not suitable for exposure in the sun, and it is not suitable for drying.

When drying, put the inside of the clothes facing out, put it in a cool place, and when it is dry to 80%, remove it and iron it with a medium temperature iron to keep the gloss of the clothes unchanged. When cleaning, if you can add a little vinegar to the water, the color of washed clothes will be more bright.


silk fabrics

Wool Fabric

Wool is not alkali resistant, so it should be washed with a neutral detergent or soap. Wool fabric shrinks and deforms in water above 30 °C. Do not use the washboard to wash when washing; that is, if you wash it in a washing machine, it should be lightly washed, and the washing time should not be too long to prevent fluffing. Do not twist after washing, try to apply hand to remove moisture, and drain. If dehydrates with a washing machine, half a minute is enough. Dry in a cool and ventilated place, do not expose to strong sunlight to prevent the fabric from losing its luster and elasticity.


wool fabrics

Viscose Fiber

The shrinkage rate of viscose fiber is large, and it should be washed with water when washing. It should not be soaked for a long time. Viscose fabrics will be hard when exposed to water, and should be lightly washed during washing to avoid fuzzing or cracking. Neutral detergents or low-alkali detergents can be used. The temperature of the washing liquid should not exceed 45 °C. After rinsing, stack the clothes and squeeze out the water and avoid twisting. Avoid exposed in the sun, and this kind of fabrics should be dried in a cool or ventilated place.


viscose fabrics

Nylon Fabrics

The method of cleaning the rayon, acrylic fiber and nylon is similar. It is first soaked in cold water for 15 minutes, then washed with a general synthetic detergent. The water temperature generally does not exceed 45 ° C. Rub gently, and eventually dehydrate or twist gently. Placed in a cool and ventilated place to dry.  Don't exposed in the strong sun, so as not to cause wrinkles due to heat.

nylon fabrics





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