Down jacket is one of the most loved andPopular things in the wardrobe of almost every one of us. Down jackets are beautiful and comfortable, they are warm and almost do not weigh anything, which is especially important in winter, when you have to put on a lot of clothes.
Do they have only one drawback? They easily and quickly dare, and every spring, if not several times a year, before the hostess the question arises? But how to properly wash the down jacket, so that it does not deteriorate during the washing process.
Of course, the easiest way is to take the down jacket to a dry cleaner,But frequent dry cleaning can cost a tidy sum, and guarantees that in the dry cleaning process your down jacket will not hurt, there are no. It's easier and easier to learn how to wash it yourself, absolutely nothing difficult or unusual in this process, the main thing is to observe all the necessary recommendations and precautions.
Soak down coats before washing it is not necessary, theirYou can immediately put into the washing machine and turn on the delicate washing mode at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C. In the powder compartment, it is best to add a liquid detergent, it is much easier to wash out later from the fluff. If your machine has an additional rinse mode, it should be turned on immediately, because you need to rinse the down jacket after washing at least three times. This will help to avoid white streaks along the seams of the product, and the first wash will need to wash the production dust, which in your down jacket is more than enough. All locks, zippers, buttons before washing should be fastened to avoid damage and deformation of the jacket. To fluff is not lost in lumps in the machine before washing, you need to put a few tennis balls, from three to about seven. In the process, they will break down and will not let him get together in a ball. It's unlikely that you can squeeze out the down jacket manually, so you'll have to squeeze it in a typewriter, or you'll have to apply a special centrifuge for these purposes.
Drying down jackets deserves a separate word. It is best to do this in a special machine for drying clothes. The most suitable is a program that assumes small speed. Do not forget to add to the assembly of tennis balls that will break down, make the down jacket soft and homogeneous. If you do not have a drying machine and you need to dry the down jacket in the air, then it's best to do this on the shoulders near the heat source. During the drying process, you will have to beat your hands several times with your hands, paying careful attention to the lumps that have stuck together. But do not overdo it, usually stuff puhovikov impregnated with special means to prevent the product from getting wet. With a mechanical action, the protective layer is broken, and in the future, impregnation will more and more pass moisture. Before using the down jacket, make sure that it is well and completely dry. The dried up down jacket will make an unpleasant smell, and it can even start a mold.