Regular laundry is still essential to keep clothes clean. However, apart from mistakes to avoid such as overloading the machine, not cleaning the waste filter or not airing the machine after finishing the laundry, there is another habit to avoid when drying clothes.
What exactly is this mistake that can endanger your health and that of your family? Let’s find out now!
Above all, don’t make this mistake when drying your clothes!
Sometimes we use the heater to speed up the drying of our clothes. This seemingly simple and innocuous gesture can be harmful to our respiratory tract !
How can this be possible? In fact, drying clothes with a radiator and, moreover, inside your laundry room, favors the release of a very large amount of water vapor (humidity). The latter moves through the air until it comes into contact with the first cold surface it encounters. In other words, this water vapor that is humidity finished by settling on the walls of your laundry room, causing mold problems. A snowball effect that can eventually cause allergic reactions or breathing difficulties.
Can I use a heated towel rail to dry clothes?
In fact, a heated towel rail can be a good way to quickly dry clothes inside the home. Economical, it is also cheaper than a clothes dryer. Furthermore, heated towel rails are not just for bathrooms, but can also be installed in laundry rooms.
Mistakes you should not make when using a clothes dryer
If you prefer to use a clothes dryer, avoid making the following mistakes:
Dry clothes longer than necessary
Overdrying clothes can damage them by wrinkling or shrinking them. The rest, this could lead to excessive energy consumption, thus increasing your electricity bills.
Drying wool clothes in the dryer
Don’t dry your favorite wool sweater in the dryer! This could permanently damage the fiber. Although there are “wool” programs in some dryers, it is better not to use them and Air dry woolen garments in a shaded area and do not full sun to prevent colors from losing their vibrancy. Finally, lay these garments flat so they retain their shape.
Wasting water from the dryer
To avoid waste, you can recover the water from your dryer and reuse it for certain homework like window cleaning. To do this, simply mix ⅓ of this water with ⅔ of white vinegar before use.
That’s it, now you can dry your clothes without taking risks or making mistakes!
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