How To Wash Feather Pillow?

Can I wash feather pillows in washing machine?

Down and feather pillows fit in any size washing machine and they come out of the wash beautifully. But, you can clean your duck or goose down and feather pillows over and over with no worry. Not only is keeping your pillows clean good for you, but you can also extend the life of them by washing them regularly.

How do you dry a feather pillow?

Place up to two pillows in the dryer with two tennis balls. The tennis balls help fluff the pillows during drying, while also preventing the down from clumping and drying unevenly. Dry the pillows on a low-heat gentle or delicate cycle for up to six hours or until the down is completely dry.

How do you wash a down feather pillow?


  • Load the Washer Correctly to Keep It in Balance.
  • Choose a HE Low-sudsing Detergent.
  • Add a Second Rinse Cycle.
  • Fluff the Pillows While Wet.
  • Add Dryer Balls to the Load.
  • Continue to Fluff the Pillows Until Dry.

How do you wash feather pillows in a front load washer?

2. Washing in Front-Loader Steps

  1. Put the pillows into the machine.
  2. Wash the pillows on a gentle or delicate cycle with warm water and add the detergent.
  3. Stay on the lookout and await the machine to fill, dispense the detergent, and toss the drum over a couple of times.
  4. You can allow the machine to run independently.

Can I tumble dry a feather pillow?

Keep feather pillows as dry as possible. Never go to bed with wet hair. To freshen feather pillows, place them in a tumble dryer on low heat or the air cycle for 10 minutes.

Why does my feather pillow smell after washing?

If your pillows still smell musty after you have washed them, lay them in outside in the sun for at least two hours. This will help get rid of any bad smells. Always use a delicate or gentle washing cycle. Other cycles can cause the feathers to clump.

How long does a feather pillow last?

seven years

Why do pillows turn yellow?

Those yellow spots are caused by sweat. The face or head resting against that pillow hour after hour releases sweat, which travels through the pillowcase, into the pillow. Moisture, such as from lying down with wet hair, can also discolor the pillow, as can chemicals in some types of makeup or skin products.

How long does it take to dry a pillow?

Dry for 45-60 minutes at a time.

Since you are using low or no heat, the pillows may need to go through a few cycles before they’re completely dry. After each cycle, remove the pillows from the dryer and fluff them by giving them a good shake.