How to Care for your Machine Washable and Tumble Dryable Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece Merino Thermals

Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece garments are fully machine washable and tumble, making them incredibly convenient and easy to care for. These high-quality garments are loved by outdoor enthusiasts and urban dwellers alike, thanks to their exceptional warmth, moisture-wicking properties, and natural odour resistance. To ensure your Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals last for many winters to come, let’s explore some simple yet effective tips to maintain their softness, functionality, and longevity.

  1. Machine Washing:

The great advantage of Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals is that they are fully machine washable. When it’s time to clean them, simply toss them into the washing machine. Use a gentle or wool cycle with warm or cold water and a wool-specific detergent that does not contain bleach. Bleach can damage the delicate merino wool fibres and should be avoided at all costs. Additionally, be cautious of using detergents that may contain hidden bleach, look out for words like “Optical Brighteners” or “Bio Clean” or similar branding of products with harsh chemicals that could compromise the integrity of the fabric.

  1. Drying:

They can be line dried in summer and as these thermals are fully tumble-dryable; drying them in winter is a breeze. After the washing cycle, transfer your Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals straight to the dryer. Use a low heat setting to prevent any potential damage to the fabric and remove it from the dryer once dry.  Avoid using dryer sheets or fabric softeners that may contain chemicals harmful to the merino wool. The tumble dry feature saves you time and effort, ensuring your thermals are ready to wear again quickly.

  1. Storing:

When not in use, ensure your Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals are clean and completely dry before storing them. As they are machine washable and tumble dryable, achieving this is hassle-free. Place them in a drawer or closet, and they’ll be ready for your next adventure or chilly day. It’s a good idea to store them in a sealed bag over the summer months to safeguard against insect attacks.

  1. Dealing with Stains:

In the event of stains, address them promptly. With machine washable capabilities, you can simply treat the affected area with a suitable stain remover before tossing the thermals in the washing machine. Avoid using bleach-based stain removers, as they can harm the Merino wool fibres. Choose stain removers that are safe for wool fabrics.

  1. Avoiding Abrasion:

Though these thermals are durable, it’s still important to avoid unnecessary abrasion. Be mindful of sharp objects and rough surfaces when wearing your Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals to prevent any damage to the fabric.

With the ease of machine washability and tumble dryability, caring for your Merino Skins and Thermo Fleece thermals has never been simpler. Remember to use a gentle wool-specific detergent without bleach when washing your thermals. Additionally, avoid using bleach-based stain removers and detergents containing hidden bleach. Embrace the simplicity of caring for these exceptional thermals, and they will reward you with enduring warmth, comfort, and performance year after year.

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