Are You Unknowingly Ruining Your Clothes?
Before you take your next trip to the dry cleaners, consider this irony: you likely take your clothes to the dry cleaner so they look their best, but the high drying temperatures and chemicals used in the dry-cleaning process can deteriorate fabric over time, decreasing your clothing’s lifespan. As women who work hard for our money and care (probably too much) about our clothes, we’re aiming to go to the dry cleaner a little less. To this end, we put together five tips to skip the dry cleaner, or at least stretch the time between visits.
Scroll down to start saving your clothes!
Clothing manufacturers don’t want to be responsible for unhappy customers or returned merchandise that has been ruined by home washing, so they err on the conservative side when recommending clothing care. This means they may label an item as “dry clean,” when you can safely clean at home.
Are you going to start dry cleaning your clothing less? Let us know in the comments below!