Washing your scrims...........

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by Tommy Zoom, Dec 19, 2013.

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  1. Tommy Zoom

    Tommy Zoom Member
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    Hello everyone,

    This may seem like a silly question, but what kind of wash is best to break in your new scrims? what temp etc.

    Thanks
     
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  2. mufcglen

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    hi pal, mine have been getting lint everywhere later and after my post on the facebook page i got advice to put it on a very hot wash with no soap softener etc which i did, then let it dry out naturally and then proceeded to rough it up and i used them today and they where the best they'd been!
     
  3. norm

    norm Grand Master
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    Yeah sounds good
     
  4. Smurf

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    To break in new scrims they need boiling but don't pee your missus off by using her best pot for cooking in:D
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    Agreed. ...the last thing you want is for that pot to ruin those beautiful scrims. :D
     
  6. Barney

    Barney Well-Known Member
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    I've just brought some new scrims in past few weeks, and like all my scrims I wash them at 60 C, but I use washing powder to get rid of all the dirt/black marks etc. Works for me.
    Must admit, when detailing I try not to get too much excess scrim on window. (avoids lint on windows). I tend to flick scrim round my hand so only the scrim on my finger touches window when detailing. Does that make sense?
     
  7. Duncs

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    drying scrims of on radiators every night grrr that really pees them off
     
  8. Posh

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    I use mine as seal cloths first to break them in. Then in a hot wash no detergent.
     
  9. boarcity

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    usually wash mine at 40 degrees . dry em on a folding rack
     
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