How do You Stop Fluff Coming off New Towels?
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It’s always exciting to get new bath towels, but there’s a few things you need to know about breaking in new towels. New towels are always very soft and fluffy, and then when you wash the towels the first couple of times the fluff comes off in the wash.
So just how do you stop fluff from coming off of new towels? There are several different methods for getting new towels to stop shedding.
Washing New Towels With Vinegar
One method for getting new towels to stop shedding is washing them with white vinegar. Wash the towels in the washing machine in hot water and add 1 cup of white vinegar in with your normal laundry detergent. This will help prevent your towels from further shedding, and will also help set the color in your new towels.
Adding 1 cup of white vinegar in the wash with your bath towels about once per month will also help keep your towels soft.
Washing New Towels with Baking Soda
You can also use baking soda to help keep your new towels from losing all of their fluff. Wash your new towels in the washing machine in hot water and add 1/2 cup baking soda in with your normal laundry detergent.
Washing New Towels in Salt
Adding a cup of salt to the wash will help keep your colored towels from fading.
Make sure to wash your towels in a load by themselves so that the fluff or “pilling” will not come off of them and get on your other clothing. Also make sure not to over-dry your towels. Getting them too dry will increase the chances of pilling.
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