Lint are small fibres from materials that shed and gather on clothing or linen. It is a common clothing conundrum that most of us have endured. It can be disheartening to be hanging a freshly washed load of laundry on the washing line to discover the items are covered in lint.
While it may not be possible to keep all your laundry lint free, there are certainly ways to prevent lint from covering laundry and ways you can remove lint from laundry.
Read below to learn 5 tips to keep your laundry lint free including:
- Ensure your washing machine and clothes dryer is clean
- Sort laundry to wash similar fabrics together
- Turn clothing inside out before washing
- Invest in a good lint roller
- Dry clean items that are prone to lint
Ensure your washing machine and clothes dryer is clean
While regular cleaning of your washing machine and dryer is encouraged for many reasons, preventing lint is one of them. Ensure your washing machine is deep cleaned regularly. Clothes dryers should have filters and vents cleaned regularly, many have a lint filter that should be emptied after each use.
Sort laundry to wash similar fabrics together
Certain fabrics are prone to shedding, while others are known to attract lint. Sort laundry before washing and washing similar fabrics together to minimise the risk of lint. For example, washing a wool jumper with a cotton pair of pants can result a previously lint free item of clothing now being covered in lint.
Turn clothing inside out before washing and drying
Turning clothing inside out before washing and drying can help prevent lint. While it may not prevent the issue, it will only appear on the inside of your clothes and won’t be noticeable on clothing when worn.
Invest in a good lint roller
Having a good lint roller on hand is a wise investment. If you notice lint on clothing, a simple roll with a lint roller can collect a large amount of lint. It is a great idea to use a lint roller before ironing clothes or wearing clothes to maintain and enhance their appearance.
Dry clean items that are prone to lint
If you have a special item of clothing you would like to keep lint free, having the item professionally dry cleaned is a great idea. Dry cleaning will protect and maintain the quality of clothing giving you peace of mind.
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