How to Wash Down Jackets and Bedding
Whether you have down-filled comforters, sleeping bags, winter jackets, pillows, or all of these, the right cleaning steps will ensure they stay silky soft and freshly scented.
Steps to Wash Down Jackets and Bedding
Check pillow and bedding seams for durability, and mend any shaky seams. For puffy jackets, fasten all zippers and empty pockets.
Submerge items when washer is half full and balance the load by adding a few same-colored towels. Stop the washer occasionally to press air from items. In the case of a front loading washer, there is no need to submerge the items, just use a gentle cycle and run through two rinse cycles to wash out the soap completely.
Tumble dry on low. (Always check care label for drying instructions before you start, to make sure that your fabrics can be machine dried, and to check at what temperature.)
Follow these tips and you'll soon know exactly how to wash bedding, down jackets and much more. Just be sure to use a quality detergent like Tide.
Find out how to dry clothing and if line drying or machine drying is best for your purposes from the below video: