You will need
- - Detergent for delicate washing;
- - glycerin;
- - cow's milk;
- - blue;
- - milk;
- - vinegar;
- - washing machine;
- bag for washing clothes;
- starch, iron and gauze as needed.
Before you wash the tulle, shake the dust (well, if you can't do it indoors, and make sure that it did not have any hooks, paper clips and other metal fasteners from eave. Peel off the white lace curtains from the color and wash they both always separately.
Contaminated tulle it is recommended to soak for a few hours in a large quantity of warm water solution of soap or detergent powder or gel for a gentle washing cycle. You can also use a special industrial detergent tulle is offered in some shops of household chemicals.
Experienced hostess added to the water for soaking tulle tablespoon of baking soda. You can also use a small amount of glycerin. Here it is extremely important not to overdo it - usually two tablespoons of this pharmacy tool is sufficient for a fairly large volume of water (approximately 10 buckets). From these supplements hard water to become much softer, and wash lace curtains gives a very good result.
Washing tulle white color always use a mild detergent. Your task is not only to wash away the numerous contamination to the curtain, but not to damage its delicate fibers. Do not pour washing powder into the water in large quantity, it is preferable to prepare in advance a washing solution of a teaspoon detergents for delicate fabrics per liter of water. Shake well the mixture and then proceed to wash tulle.
To update white tulle, slightly sun-bleached, it is recommended to use bluing and normal cow's milk. First, wash the contaminated product in warm soapy water, and then place it in another water with dilute methylene blue and a small amount of milk. After such washing, the curtains will look much more attractive.
Wash the tulle you should be very careful to rinse in several warm waters until the surface of the liquid no longer comes up the dirt and foam. At the end use to rinse the lace curtains cool water with dissolved in it with a spoon of vinegar – it adds a special lustre.
When using the automatic washing machine put dirty tulle in a special washing bag. Some mistresses are neatly folded the curtain in an old white pillow case and fix the edge of the fabric with a few stitches. So in the wash it will remain in the expanded state, not svorachivanie in a tight, hard otstiryvaniya, lump. To properly wash tulle in the machine, set a gentle wash cycle and unplug the spin cycle.
If desired, the lace curtain can be starched, spreading a little of the powder in water and soak in the resulting mixture washed tulle. After this procedure, be sure to dry the starched curtain in the expanded state, preventing wrinkles – stretching will allow it to take the necessary form. Some tulle a valid doctor – good enough to get them wet and be spread on the clothesline. If the tulle looks wrinkled, gently upadte him warm iron, tumble steaming, or use a lined piece of moistened gauze.