Wash duvets and jackets without damaging them: Here’s how

How to wash duvets and jackets without damaging them  .  Please note that you  can avoid using detergent when washing your down jackets. However, you should follow the steps required for this.

It is recommended  to do the washing after the end of the season or before the onset of winter, i.e. now.

Wash duvets and jackets without damaging them: Here’s how

  1. In most cases,  these are garments that are sensitive to high temperatures and chemical detergents that are known to be aggressive  . So be sure to check the label before  machine  washing.
  2. Take everything out of the pockets and also remove the decorative fur  .
  3. Apply stain remover to the stained areas of your down jackets,  such as the armpits, neck, or wrists
  4. Turn over onto the back and place in the basket
  5. Program for laundry that is as gentle as possible and a low temperature  , i.e. a maximum of 30 degrees
  6. Add neutral detergent and stay away from bleach and fabric softener as much as possible

How do you do a manual wash?

  1. Fill a sink or bathtub with lukewarm water
  2. Add a tablespoon  of baking soda  and a glass of  apple cider vinegar
  3. Soak the clothing and  leave it on for about two hours
  4. Rinse generously  and then wash with essential oil
  5. Fill the container a second time and add a few drops of essential oil  (preferably avocado oil, which has an emollient effect).
  6. Let rest for 30 minutes
  7. Rinse generously and squeeze out
  8. Dry in the sun

How do you achieve perfect drying?

To do this, it is advisable  to stretch the laundry out in the open and in a horizontal direction  . In fact, this precaution ensures that the padding stabilizes well and does not slide down.

You must have the patience and courage  to massage the tissue from time to time  . In addition, it is advisable  to beat vigorously to loosen the feathers  .

When using a tumble dryer, it is advisable to interrupt the program every half hour to periodically blow the duvet and let it cool down.