Posts Tagged: ‘towel care’

Washing Tips for Towels and Bathrobes: Keeping them Absorbent

April 18, 2015 Posted by admin

Stiff towels or bathrobes keep bothering you? If your towels or bathrobes have lost their softness and become stiff it can be due to the use of detergent.

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How to Wash Kitchen Towels without Ruining Them

March 19, 2015 Posted by admin

Linen towels are perfect for each kitchen – they look great, are highly absorbent and can make your kitchen look luxurious. Despite all the positive features, it is really easy to ruin them while washing. In order to help you keep your kitchen towels looking new and fresh we have selected the most important steps of washing them.

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Keeping Your Tea Towels Fresh and Odor-less

February 14, 2013 Posted by admin

Tea towels are meant to be highly absorbent so they can dry dishes and kitchen counters effectively. Linen tea towels or linen kitchen towels are the most absorbent ones. The downside of the high absorbency is tea towels also tend to absorb odors from food or from being damp the long time. Using tea towels over and over exacerbates this problem. Moisture often causes tea towels to develop a sour smell. Oils from food can make your linen tea towels smell rancid. To avoid this problem one only need to change some habits around the kitchen and the way one washes these cotton or linen tea towels.

  • The first piece of advice 
is to hang those kitchen towels that are still clean but damp in a well-ventilated area immediately after use. You can re-use your tea towels a couple of times if you have used them only to dry clean dishes or your hands and the towels are relatively dry. The main thing here is that they have to become dry again quickly. Slow drying leads to an unpleasant odor. 
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7 Tips to Increase Longevity of Your Bath Towel

November 9, 2012 Posted by admin

When buying towels, especially luxurious ones – like linen towels, for example, we expect them to last long – maintain their absorbency capabilities and texture, keep shape and color. Alas, not always this comes true. In order to increase the longevity of your bath towels, hand towels, bath sheets or tea towels, read and follow these simple instructions.

1. We all know that new bathroom towels – linen towels or cotton or bamboo or other – achieve their full absorbency and softness only after three to four washes. To shorten this process you can soak your new towels in water with a cup of ammonia to it, and leave them overnight. Next day wash your bath towels in the machine with a cup of detergent and a cup of clear vinegar. Then dry them completely and clear the excess lint which is characteristic to new towel. Avoid washing old bath towels with new ones. (more…)