Understand washing symbols and become a laundry pro
We've all seen them many times, and yet we're never quite sure what exactly the different laundry care symbols on the textile labels mean. The explanations of the different symbols below will help you care for your textiles properly in the future so that you can enjoy them for a long time:
How do I dry my laundry properly?
Many households have a tumble dryer that dries laundry quickly and easily. Do keep in mind that dryers consume electricity and therefore not only weigh heavy on the purse, but also on the environment.Whenever possible, dry your laundry in the fresh air. This saves electricity and is almost as quick, at least in the summer. If you do want to use the dryer, pay attention to these three symbols:
What is the correct iron heat setting for my laundry?
Ironing is hard work and requires your utmost attention. Fortunately, with modern irons it's easy to find the right setting for the different materials. To be on the safe side, you should still follow the instructions on the laundry care labels. The symbols tell you at what temperature you should iron your clothes.
A little tip:
For wrinkle-free laundry without ironing, shake the items vigorously after washing and then hang them to dry on a clothes hanger, clothes rack or clothesline with clothes pegs. If you hang the clothes upside down by the hem they will be extra smooth. To prevent creases already during washing, choose a low spin cycle.