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Can down coats be washed in the washing machine?

Winter has passed for a long time, because the weather is not stable and it is too late to wash down clothes. Now the temperature tends to be stable. It is safe to put down down down clothes after cleaning. Can down clothes be washed by automatic washing machine? Next, let's take a look at it with sihaiwang Xiaobian?

1. Be sure to wash it by hand.

Inside the down jacket, there is a small label printed with maintenance and washing instructions. Careful people will find that 90% of the down jackets are marked to be hand washed. Do not dry cleaned, because the liquid medicine used for dry cleaning will affect the warmth retention and aging of the fabric. The machine wash and dry, twisted down clothing, easily lead to uneven thickness of the filling, make the clothing out of shape, affect the beauty and warmth.

2. Rinse at 30 ℃. First, soak the down jacket in cold water for 20 minutes to make the inside and outside of the down jacket fully wet. Dissolve the detergent in 30 ℃ warm water, soak the down jacket in it for a quarter of an hour, and then brush it gently with a soft brush. Rinse also need to use warm water, can be conducive to detergent fully dissolved in water, can make down clothes rinse cleaner. (this article is compiled by yxx, editor of sihai.com. It contains thousands of knowledge and popular science skills. More highlights can be found in Sihai knowledge channel https://www.4hw.com.cn/zhishi/)

3. The concentration of detergent should not be too high. If it is necessary to wash down clothes with washing powder, it is usually advisable to put 4 to 5 tablespoons of washing powder into two washbasins of water. If the concentration is too high, it is difficult to rinse down. The residual washing powder in down will affect the fluffy degree of down and greatly reduce the warmth retention. 4. It is better to use neutral detergent. Neutral detergent has the least damage to the fabric and down. If alkaline detergent is used, the residual detergent will cause damage to the down clothing, and it is easy to leave white traces on the surface of the clothing, affecting the appearance. To remove the residual alkaline detergent, add two spoonfuls of vinegar into the warm water after rinsing twice. Soak the down jacket for a while before rinsing. The vinegar can neutralize the alkaline detergent.

5. Do not screw it out. After the down jacket is washed, it cannot be wring dry. It should squeeze out the water and then lay it flat or hang it to dry. It is forbidden to expose it to the sun or iron it to avoid scalding the clothing. After drying, it can be gently patted to make the down coat return to fluffy and soft.