How to Reduce Wrinkles in Your Clothes.

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How to Remove Wrinkles from Clothes

There’s nothing worse than being in a rush to get ready for an important meeting or appointment, then hurriedly pulling your favorite shirt from its hanger only to find it full of wrinkles and in need of a last-minute ironing you don’t have time for. Wouldn’t it be great if you could help prevent wrinkles and pull fresh, soft clothes from the dryer with every load? The good news is that you can! By keeping a few simple things in mind and using a handy laundry tool like Bounce Dryer Sheets, you’ll be able to help reduce wrinkles from clothes in no time!

What Causes Wrinkles in Laundry?

Before we learn how to remove and prevent wrinkles from happening, it might be beneficial to get a better understanding of why wrinkles in our fabrics occur in the first place.

Some fabrics are synthetic while others are natural or a mixture of both, which means that they’ll all experience varying levels of wrinkles when put through the wash and drying cycles. One thing they all have in common is that at the microscopic level they’re all made up of bonded molecules. These bonded molecules, particularly when they get hot or wet, have some of their bonds broken during washing and drying.

As the fabric cools and dries, the bonds broken by heat or moisture in the fabric’s molecules reform in new ways, locking fibers into place in new shapes, otherwise known as “wrinkles”.

How to Prevent Wrinkles in Clothes

One of the best ways to get wrinkles out of your favorite clothing is to prevent them from happening in the first place. By keeping the following practices in mind as you wash and dry your laundry, your clothes will have fewer wrinkles directly out of the dryer. And fewer wrinkles out of the dryer means you’ll be saving time and ironing less.

Sort Fabrics into Laundry Loads

Wrinkle prevention starts when you first pull dirty clothes from your hamper and start the process of doing laundry. Take the time to understand your garments’ care labels, taking care to separate them into like piles and colors. Making the effort to sort your laundry in this way allows you to customize your wash and dry cycles to suit the individual needs of certain fabric types and colors- and it helps prevent your whites from becoming dingy!

Don’t overstuff the dryer

Another wrinkle-causing issue when it comes to using your dryer is overstuffing the drum. When you overfill the dryer drum, you’re not giving the damp clothing inside enough room to tumble and mix with the drying air inside. As the clothes are more tightly packed and bunched together, they tend to tumble around in a lump that leaves them far more wrinkled once the cycle completes.

Add Dryer Sheets

Bounce Dryer Sheets are some of the best laundry tools available when it comes to how to keep clothes from wrinkling in the dryer. Infused with fabric softeners, fragrances, and static-fighting agents, simply add a dryer sheet to a wet load of laundry as you’re tossing it into your dryer.

As the dryer spins and applies heated air to dry the garments inside, the solution imbedded in the Bounce dryer sheet diffuses and distributes throughout the load of laundry, reducing static and wrinkles, freshening the fabric, and making clothes soft to the touch.

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