Posted: September 13, 2016
Do you own a business where you are constantly using microfiber towels?
If so, you have probably learned these towels can be pretty tricky to wash and dry for extended use.
The last thing any business owner likes to do is make an investment in a product and not have it last as long as you hoped.
Once you get over the hurdle of learning which size, thickness and style towel is perfect for each duty, the maintenance part should be easier, right?
Sometimes it is not as easy as we thought.
With our insight knowledge we have manufacturing microfiber towels, we can give you the tips you need to easily wash and dry.
- When you need to wash your microfiber towels, you should start by washing them in either cold or warm water, nothing exceeding 105 degrees Fahrenheit.
- You should wash your towels with liquid detergent and never add fabric softener. Most importantly, microfiber towels should be washed separately from other towels, fabrics and materials.
- The lint from other towels will clog the wedge shaped filaments and make it impossible to separate or get rid of, rendering your towel useless.
- Once your towel is washed, it is important to take the same care in drying.
- These towels should be air dried.
- If this is not practical for your facility and you have to use a dryer to keep up with production, you should cool the drier completely before putting in a new load of towels.
- If it is not cooled, the temperature could get too hot and cause the towels to melt.
If possible, do not dry the towels in the drier all the way, pull them out when they are still just a tad damp; they are actually the most absorbent in this state.
Beyond just simple instructions for washing and drying, you should also try to avoid cross contamination of towels, try to keep towels that perform the same duties together.
Select color options to code jobs they will be used on. Then wash and dry accordingly.
If you need to order a new set of towels for your company click here to go to our microfiber towels page.