Can you wash and reuse microfiber towels?
A common misconception with any cleaning cloth that you wash and reuse is that it might not be clean or that you might spread germs around from the cloth as you clean. The thing with microfiber is that its ‘micro’ fibers actually the dirt and germs and holds on to them in lieu of spreading them around.
What temperature should you wash microfiber towels?
The microfiber washing process
For starters, microfiber towels should be washed in cold or warm water, advises Sweeney, noting that the temperature should never exceed around 105 degrees Fahrenheit. When it comes to soap, Gartland states no detergent would be best, although it’s impractical.
Do you need to wash microfiber towels before use?
Washing microfiber towels safely
The first important step is that the towels be washed before they are used. After frequent use, a microfiber towel will go from being bushy to the fibers clumping together, and they will become less effective for cleaning and drying.
How do you revive a microfiber towel?
Throw them in the washer in HOT water, delicate cycle. During the rinse cycle, add about half a cup of white vinegar (more or less, depending on how many towels). Rinse twice. Throw them in the dryer on low heat, but do NOT use dryer sheets.