Clothes are something we have been spending more money and time on to shop. By finding ways to preserve clothes it helps to stop draining money on shopping for clothes. We can try new styles with existing clothes and keep a unique and different dressing style from others. So it is very important to care clothes if you are interested to save money in spite of spending more on purchasing clothes.
It is so simple to use some amazing tips to make clothes last longer. The lifespan of clothes depends upon the quality of the fabric and the way we care for clothes. Try some tips to preserve clothes and avoid the common mistake we never mind while using clothes.
CHECK THE QUALITY OF CLOTH BEFORE BUYING
It is one of the significant things to notice while purchasing clothes. If we buy clothes of good quality it lasts long. Avoid buying lightweight materials even though it is comfortable to use in hot days. As sheer materials have a short lifespan due high chance of wear and tear. Avoid taking tight-fitted clothes. Check label inside the new clothes. To get more detail to know how to look after clothes.
THINGS TO NOTICE WHILE WASHING CLOTHES
- harsh detergents
- hot water
- over scrubbing
- leaving too long in the washing machine
- ignoring “the dry cleaning label” on the clothes
It is vital to care for clothes while washing as there are many chances to cause damage to the cloth. To prevent that, use good detergents. Do not think highly-priced detergents are good for clothes. The only thing that you must check before buying a detergent is its ingredients. By selecting a good detergent we can prevent discolouration and shrinkage. Another thing is to select the right washer setting in washing machines. Choose the machine’s least harsh settings for clothes with a delicate fabric.
Make sure to turn inside out all your laundry clothes before putting them inside the washing machine. By doing this we can hide and manage if any damage happens to our clothes. Use cold water to wash clothes.
CARE FOR CLOTHES WHILE DRYING
Incorrect way of drying clothes affects the lifespan of clothes. So it is important to look after clothes while drying. Before drying clothes in the washing machine sort clothing based on the weight of the cloth. So that we can solve overdrying of some clothes and other still damp.
Turn inside out when putting clothes on cloth lines. So that we can prevent dimming of cloth colour and thereby increase the lifespan of clothes. Spread the cloth fully on the cloth line instead of simply hanging especially for white cloths to avoid forming black dots on cloths. Take the clothes immediately after drying as to long leaving in sun cause discolouration to the clothes.
FOLLOW THESE TIPS FOR IRONING CLOTHES
Regulate the temperature to low for materials like acetate, silk, rayon, and wool. It is must turn inside out rayon and silk clothes before ironing. Use medium heat for polyester clothes. For cotton clothes, we can use high heat. Before ironing clothes damp them slightly. Do not put the iron box directly on the cloth before checking the heat
HOW TO STORE CLOTHES PERFECTLY
Fold the cloths neatly after ironing and arrange the different types of clothing separately. It is good to use organizers to arrange clothes. Make sure the closets of the wardrobe are clean and dust-free before keeping your clothes. Use the hanger to hang delicate and fancy clothes. After arranging cloth inside the wardrobe, close it properly to avoid dust and insects entering inside it. By doing this, we can look after clothes and preserve clothes.
It is very important to look after clothes to increase the lifespan of clothes. For that, use good detergents, select clothes of good quality, and take care while washing clothes. In addition, take care of clothes while drying and ironing. As well store clothes in clean and humid less wardrobe or shelves. By practising all these we get more lifespan to our clothes.