Specialists recommend to clean the pillows every 6 months regardless the fabric they are made of, including feather cushions.
So, learn how to clean non-washable feather pillows without ruining it.
During sleep, we sweat a lot, and a greater amount of sebum gets on the pillow, including the stuffing inside. Feather cushions are very soft and pleasant to sleep on, but are harder to maintain.
But here are some tips that will help you!
How to clean feather pillows
Over time, sebum and sweat penetrate the pillowcases and the feathers inside. It would be advisable to use 3 cotton-satin pillowcases to protect the delicate puff stuffing.
But once or twice a year you have to wash them. And the following tips will help you to wash the puff pillows without ruining them:
– Fill the bathtub with warm water and put some liquid detergent for delicate laundry. Leave the cushions to soften in the water. The water doesn’t have to be hot, because it will destroy the feathers inside. Wash them by hand as much as you can, rubbing the sweat stains areas with a wet towel, and squeezing them with a light press.
– When rinsing, use water with vinegar to eliminate all unpleasant odors and let the pillows dry outdoors in the sun, shaking them occasionally to uniform the filling.
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