How to straighten feathers in down jacket after washing: 5 ways to restore the original appearance of the jacket

Content

  • 1 Effective ways to fluff the jacket after washing
    • 1.1 Method 1 - manually
    • 1.2 Method 2 - in the washing machine
    • 1.3 Method 3 - knockout
    • 1.4 Method 4 - vacuumed
    • 1.5 Method 5 - drying with temperature change
  • 2 What you need to do to not fluff matted
  • 3 conclusion
Down jacket, before and after the restoration of fluffDown jacket, before and after the restoration of fluff

When washing down jackets it "stuffing" absorbs water, which then gives a very long time. Fluff it is often strays into lumps, and if quilting is rare, and it falls to the bottom of its limited "pockets". If you do not know how to whip the feathers in down jacket after washing, wearing such a thing is unlikely to want.

Not only that, it will look terrible, so more and cease to warm in the winter cold. But the techniques described below will help you not to be afraid of washings, and not to spend money on dry cleaning - you can return the jacket presentable.

Effective ways to fluff the jacket after washing

Before we tell you how to fluff fluff in the down jacket after washing, I want to warn any method implies manual work. That is, you still have to go through and test the filler with their hands, so as not agglomerated lumps remain.

Otherwise they will be a long time to dry and fluff - rot to form a musty smell.

Method 1 - manually

If you are not lazy and do not mind the time, down jacket fluff after drying can be handed. To do this, fill in each cell sequentially sorted and rubbed his fingers, spreading it evenly over the entire area.

The photo shows how the groping and rubbing the entire fillerThe photo shows how the groping and rubbing the entire filler

During and at the end of this "manipulation" product is shaken vigorously.

Method 2 - in the washing machine

If your washing machine has a drying function or a separate drying machine, to break down lumps can be in it.

  • Already dried jacket lay in the drum;
  • There also send special balls for washing down products. A couple can be put in the pockets;
These balls help spread down and break the clodsThese balls help spread down and break the clods
  • Turn on the unit.

After closure cycle vote result and repeat the processing if necessary. If drying is not the same thing can be done in a conventional machine in spin mode.

Method 3 - knockout

As the clumps need to literally break, use carpet beater or flexible plastic stick. The main thing is that on the beater was not sharp edges and corners.

Beater in such form, as in the photo, will not damage the fabricBeater in such form, as in the photo, will not damage the fabric

Here's how to whip down jacket after washing:

  • Shake and flatten the product;
  • Hang it on a hanger in such a place, to approach from any side;
  • Fasten all the locks and fasteners;
  • Not too strong blows will beat over the entire surface on all sides. Do not forget the sleeves and plots them.
Periodically shake jacket and knead lumps handsPeriodically shake jacket and knead lumps hands

Method 4 - vacuumed

Vacuums with reverse air supply, too, will quickly fluff jacket.

  • Place the jacket in a special vacuum packagefor clothes;
  • Through a special valve aspirate from it all air;
  • Turn on reverse mode and air has been pumped into the bag.
Special vacuum package will accelerate and facilitate the work ofSpecial vacuum package will accelerate and facilitate the work of

Repeat several times, occasionally pulling out clothes and check the results. If in some places fluff matted much gut it manually.

Method 5 - drying with temperature change

This method is suitable for the cold season, when the outside temperature is below zero. If the wet filler strayed down, lumps can start to disintegrate on impact of contrasting temperatures.

Therefore, suspended in the expanded form of a jacket on a hanger must be periodically endure the frost and entered into the house, shaking each time you move.

Freezing and thawing, fluff loses adhesion to the other particles of the fillerFreezing and thawing, fluff loses adhesion to the other particles of the filler

Of course, some of these actions to achieve a good result will not succeed. But they are very facilitate manual work after drying of the product.

What you need to do to not fluff matted

Let's see, what to do to simplify your work. To do this, you need to dress properly clean and dry. If you will follow the instructions below, to return to her normal appearance will be much easier:

  • Washing must be carried out in the delicate operation when the water temperature is not higher than 30-40 degrees and spinning 600-800 rev / min.
  • Rinse desirable to repeat several times.
  • You can not use conventional powders. Fluff matted less if the washing machine to add a special liquid detergents. For example:
Detergent feather Volume and price
Top Down

250 ml

280 rubles.

ProfHim product with fluff

200 ml

185 rubles.

Down and Wool Wash

250 ml

500 rubles.

Balm Domal Sport Fein Fashion

375 ml

250 rubles.

Heitmann Gel for washing down jackets and sleeping bags

250 ml

350 rubles.

  • Dried products in a suspended form, providing all parties with access of air.
  • Do not dry down jackets on the battery and in direct sunlight.
  • During the drying process they must be vigorously shaken every 2-3 hours.

conclusion

Now that you know how to restore a jacket after washing. All these methods are available in the home and do not require additional spending. If you know of others, please tell us about them in the comments.

A video in this article will help you understand the secrets of the washing of such products and take care of them.

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