1. When in doubt, wash it
Unfortunately, the sniff test doesn't quite cut it. If clothes smell bad, it’s probably from sweat and body oils. The nastier stuff usually goes undetected. So, washing your clothes and household fabrics more regularly than not is especially important. Here’s a little guide:
Gloves and scarves are constantly touching your face and your gloves are constantly touching door handles and handrails. Make sure you wash your gloves and scarves at least weekly if you are wearing them often.
- As for your winter coat, it is advisable to wash it at least three or four times throughout the winter season.
Underwear and bras should be washed immediately after one use.
- Wash sportswear after every use.
Tops and blouses after 1-2 wears
Pants should be washed after 2-3 wears, jeans you can sometimes leave a little longer
2. Clean your washing machine regularly
Your washing machine can slowly develop a build up of detergent residue, dirt, and grime that can go unseen for months. Thinking your washing machine cleans itself during loads is a huge mistake. Your washing machine needs to be cleaned to ensure your clothes are coming out cleaner and fresher than when they went in.
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3. Dry laundry thoroughly after washing
Damp environments aren’t the most hygienic. So it’s important that you dry your washing thoroughly, and begin the drying process as soon as possible after the wash cycle is finished. While it’s usually advisable to dry on the line to save power, when trying to minimize the number of nasties left lingering on your clothes, the dryer is the way to go.