Caring For Your Clothing – Wool, Silk, Linen & More!

Garment care is the number one way to extend your wardrobes life. This all starts with properly washing your clothing! Should you wash them at home? Or send them to the dry cleaners? What about temp? Warm? Cold? Fear no more, as we will cover how to properly wash Cotton, Polyester, Linen, Silk, and Wool! Always make sure to check the label of your clothing as it may vary from garment to garment!

COTTON

Location: At home machine

Soap: Any

Bleach: Yes

Temp: Any (we recommend hot for whites)

Dryer Settings: Tumble dry medium heat

POLYESTER

Location: At home machine

Soap: Any

Bleach: Check label

Temp: Cold

Dryer Settings: Tumble dry medium

LINEN

Location: At home machine, or hand wash

Soap: Mild soaps

Bleach: No

Temp: Cold

Dryer Settings: Tumble dry, take out when damp to hang dry

SILK

Location: Dry clean, or hand wash

Soap: Super mild soaps

Bleach: No

Temp: Room

Dryer Settings: Towel and hang dry

WOOL

Location: Dry clean or hand wash (check label)

Soap: Super Mild soaps

Bleach: No

Temp: Room

Dryer Settings: Hang dry

 

Remember, garments need to be stored in a dry, breathable area. This is crucial for long-term storage! Cache~Cachet’s line of garment bags and covers were designed to allow garments to breathe during storage. Their luxury linen is chemical free which creates the perfect environment for long-term, high-end garments storage!

 

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