We strongly recommend that you wash your new laundry before use, primarily to eliminate industrial odour and allow the natural materials to relax. The laundry is mostly done a bit bigger to fit the expected shrinking so that after washing it perfectly suits your needs.
White and coloured linens should always be washed separately. A new piece of fabric contains some excess colour that gets washed out during the first few washes. Therefore, linens should always be sorted before washing according to the intensity of the colour (separate light from dark tones).
Fabric should be spread for washing. To avoid removing any colouration, do not wash the goods in a folded state. Also, keep in mind that the washing machine should not be too full since overloads put pressure on the load and could cause wrinkles, bleaching or damage to the fabric.
DOSAGE OF DETERGENT
Follow the dosages listed on the instructions. Small amounts of detergent result in the formation of limescale on the laundry. Plaques cause fabric stiffness as well as a decrease in whiteness.
White linen should always be washed with a detergent that contains an optical bleach to maintain a high degree of whiteness.
For coloured linen, the optical bleach has a negative effect on the fabric, it changes and brightens the shade (especially in pastel colours). Therefore, coloured linen should only be washed with detergents that do not contain optical bleach.
Most of today’s detergents contain optical bleach and it is very difficult to avoid it. One of the advantages of our coloured linen is that it tolerates the optical bleach well. To reduce the appearance of bleaching, our tinted bright tones have an appropriate amount of optical white added in the production stage.
WASHING WITH CHLORINE
Although all the goods are dyed with reductive dyes and are therefore resistant to chlorine, we recommend that you do not use chlorine-based agents whenever possible. Chlorine as such damages the cotton material and by using it, your laundry will not last as long.
Use a lower temperature when drying your linen so that there is no “overheating” that can significantly increase the shrinkage.
Be sure to follow instructions. To get a smooth texture and stability, always iron in the vertical direction (fabric warp direction). When ironing, be sure to dampen your linen so that it irons better (optimum humidity of 20%).
Be sure to follow the instructions and symbols given by the producer care guide.