Is it ok to washing microfibre/wipes with scrims and sill clothes?

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  1. slippy

    slippy Well-Known Member
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    Is it ok to wash a micofibre cloth with scrim and sill cloths, it says on the packet not to. Also, do you have to dry them naturally, I have just been putting them in the dryer. Is this a problem?
     
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    I wash it all together, but never alongside my other laundry. And I always pre wash the sill cloths and ap sleeves in the sink before putting in.
     
  3. sdrah

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    Am I the only window cleaner who doesn't use scrims?!

    I had few in the past but I just find the microfiber better than everything . I have a friend who runs a laundry shop and she gave me 40 white towels lol

    I cutted them in pieces and now got 3 bin bags full of microfibers : )
     
  4. Mart1001

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    I always throw my scrims, micro's and app sleaves in the washer together. Always let them dry naturally though, on the washing line, over the rad etc...never tumble dry.

    Mart.
     
  5. koopmaster

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    I stopped using scrims last year. Microfibres are so much better and more modern. Easy to wash and no soaking in bleach no breaking in and no fluff when they start wearing. Oh and they look nicer not dirty brown...
     
  6. slippy

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    Ok. So is ok to put scrims and sill cloths in the dryer, but not microfibres?
     
  7. cheapncheerful

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    who can afford a dryer? i have learnt its defo best to do the microfibres all together on thier own...using about two a day at the mo...maybe i should work harder....:D
     
  8. daveyboy

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    Scrim is made from hemp
    Hemp only has 1 good use as far as I am aware:whistle:

    Microfibre only now and never tumble dry..think it ruins the structure or something as they don't absorb water as much after
     
  9. cheapncheerful

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    yes hemp makes good rope.....i am sure thats what you meant dave...:whistle:

    yeh they dry quiet fast on the old airer...
     
  10. daveyboy

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    I meant for fishing..lol
    Grew out of all that years ago when I was a young un
     
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