Is there anything better than crawling into bed after a long day? That relaxed feeling is even more blissful when you have comfy and soft cotton sheets on your bed. But as you’re relaxing and drifting off to sleep, you may not be thinking about the right ways to care for your sheets. As much as you don’t want to climb out of bed to do laundry, it’s important to wash your cotton sheets regularly and properly to make sure they stay soft and strong. Here are some tips for washing your cotton sheets.
Wash Your Sheets Every Weeks :
Follow The Care Instructions – And Avoid Very Hot Water
Avoid Using Harsh Detergents
Wash Your Sheets Separately
We all want to save time when it comes to doing the laundry. So if you wash your cotton sheets with your towels and even your jeans, you’ll want to stop this bad habit. Washing your towels and clothing with your sheets causes friction and eventually reduces their quality and durability. Towels and clothing also require more water to wash so mixing your sheets in the same cycle will result in longer drying times. And you don’t want to dry your sheets with towels and clothing either. Towels and clothing produce a lot of lint that can cling to the sheets causing the fabric to break down and lose its softness.
Should You Wash New Sheets Before Using Them?
Be sure to wash your cotton sheets before your first use because they may feel a bit rough right out of the package. Some experts even recommended that you pre-wash your new sheets with one cup of baking soda to start the wash, then add one cup of white vinegar during the rinse cycle. Only do this the first time you wash them; after that, use the suggested washing instructions below.
Can You Tumble Dry Cotton?
Although not ideal, you can tumble dry cotton bedding if you use a low heat setting to prevent it shrinking and remove the items before the cycle ends (we find it's easier to shake out the creases when the sheets are still a little damp!). However, line-drying is the way to go if you want to keep your bedding as fresh as possible, especially as tumble drying will slowly break down the fabric, shortening the life of your bed linen.
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