A good basic rule is to always wash bedding textiles
• with plenty of water
• with textiles of a similar colour
• turned inside out.
• However, different materials have different characteristics, and it is recommended to learn about them before the first washing.
Cotton is the most common and a very easy-care bed sheet material. Duvet covers, pillowcases and sheets made of basic cotton tolerate washing and drying at high temperatures (60°C).
Ironing or mangling while still damp makes sheets extra smooth. When necessary, sheets can be tumble dried at a low temperature as specified on the care label.
The characteristic shine and softness of cotton satin are retained in sheets by ironing and mangling them after washing. The fibres risen from the fabric will be pressed back against the fabric surface.
It is said that linen only gets better over time. This is true – with each washing, the fabric becomes softer and more comfortable.
Ironing and mangling closes the surface of the fabric, which reduces possible dust coming off the product. In the first wash, linen may shrink by about six per cent. This is a completely natural characteristic for linen and has been taken into account in the dimensions of the product.
High quality, good absorbency and comfortable feel against the skin are common characteristics for all Finlayson towels. By taking good care of your towels you can enjoy them for a long time.
A good basic rule is to always wash towels
• at 60°C
• in a full-loaded washing machine
• with other towels of similar colour.
• Towels are in heavy use in everyday life. You will achieve the best washing and drying result by fostering the characteristics of the material of your towels.
Pleasant against the skin and highly absorbent, terry cotton tolerates washing at 60°C very well. However, it is not recommended to use fabric softener on terry towels, as it reduces the towel’s drying power.
It is also recommended to wash terry textiles separate from products containing zippers or stickers, as these may cut the terry loops.
Soft linen efficiently absorbs moisture but feels comfortably dry in use. No prewash is needed when washing towels made of linen cotton. When tumble drying linen towels, it is recommended to choose a low temperature.
In the first wash, a linen towel may shrink by about eight per cent. This is a completely natural characteristic for linen and has been taken into account in the dimensions of the product.
Towels made of fine long-fibre combed cotton are particularly soft and durable. In order to retain the absorbency of your combed cotton towels, do not use a fabric softener.
INTERIOR DECORATION AND KITCHEN TEXTILES
Did you spill coffee on the tablecloth or red wine on your apron? Kitchen textiles are in heavy use and have to be washed often. Stains are easiest to take off fresh, before they are embedded in the textile.
By following the care instructions and washing your products correctly, they will stay in good shape and not be worn out.
Printed Finlayson tablecloths, tablets, curtains, table runners, cushion covers, aprons and bags come with the Easy Care treatment, which reduces wrinkling during washing and makes ironing the product easier.
Wool products do not always need washing; you can give them an airing outdoors in damp weather and brush them lightly. Wool must be washed, dried and ironed particularly gently to maintain its high-quality feeling.