How to take care of clothes

clothes Clothes need effort, time and care so that they can be maintained well.  Clothes get exposed to heat, humidity, dust, dirt due to the pollutants and lack of cleanliness in the surroundings.  Carelessness on our part or accidental fall of tea, ink, coffee etc can also spoil the look and feel of the clothes. 

Wash clothes after wearing it once.  Do not reuse it without washing.  Germs or bacteria unseen to the naked eye get accumulated in the clothes, especially near the armpit and neck region.  The clothes may start emitting an odour or show discolouration if not washed.

Many of us many not find time to wash clothes the same day, and may tend to pile up clothes.  However, before piling it up, put the clothes to dry in a windy place.  Once the sweat is dried, you may put it in the machine or basket till you take it for washing.

Use a good quality soap or detergent to wash.  Bobbling can also be found in clothes, be it cotton or synthetic material.  Use an anti bobbling solution to prevent roughness is clothes.  At the same time do not use too much of detergents as it may drain out the colour and the cloth may lose its charm.

Also, the chemicals and other ingredients present in detergent reduces the quality, texture, finishing and strength of the material.  The material weakens or loosens and the clothes can tear more easily.  Also hand washing is better than using the washing machine, as the machine is harsh on clothes.  Do not brush harshly either.

Keep naphthalene balls in your cupboard to prevent infestation by ants or spiders.  Clean your wardrobe frequently and discard clothes that you no longer wear.  Also, do not repeat the clothes frequently; bring out the other clothes you have not worn for a long time.

Take special care of your party wear clothes.  If they have beads of pearl or heavy embroidery work, handle them carefully while wearing or removing.  Read the instructions carefully before washing.


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