With Sill Clothes And Scrims, Can You Just Dry Them Use Again?

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  1. buzzing

    buzzing Active Member
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    Is it sufficient to just dry sill cothes and scrims on the line or wherever and then put back in bag to use again? Or do you need to wash these after every use?
     
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  2. james44

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    You will have to wash them!
     
  3. JDMW

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    ive seen trad guys in summer put there wet scrimms etc on there van bonnet to dry them off while they work.
    i only use 4 a day but thats to wipe the bottom sills dry and the doors i clean. i just get home and tumble dry them
     
  4. Gmeister

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    I put them on radiator over night and only wash them at the end of the week
     
  5. JDMW

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    i tried that and they gave of a nasty smell lol so i just put them in hot water in the sink with baking soda to break down the nasties and then tumble dried them. jobs a gud un
     
  6. buzzing

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    Well I havent got time this time to wash them so just dried them. Do people really wash their scrims after each use?
     
  7. GMcleaning

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    no, well i dont, i wash scrims once a week,(i only use 2 scrims) on a sunday, during the week i just tumble dry them at the end of the day. as for sills cloths, well they get rinsed in a bucket of fairy about 20/30 times a day so that should be sufficient i think
     
  8. OoO

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    Once a week for scrims, back in the day i had a clothes line on my car :D

    Sill cloths only got washed when they started to smell tbh. They are forever being dipped in buckets etc.

    Saying that towards the end, i used to use a sponge for sills or a shammy :D
     
  9. JDMW

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    lol ive seen this from a bloke who trad in my village, he had a clothes horse in the back of his van and he would have the heater going while he was cleaning, must of had 2 keys and left the ignition going and locked the door.
     
  10. Posh

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    Exactly what I do.
     
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