Steps to Clean the Dish Rags:
- Fill a pot with water.
- Bring it to a boil.
- Add the dirty rags to the boiling water.
- Boil for 15 minutes. The boiling water will kill any mold, mildew, bacteria and germs that may be on the cloths.
- After boiling, wash and dry as normal. The cloths will be sanitized and smell fresh.
How do you wash your cleaning rags?
Wash heavily soiled cleaning cloths in warm or hot water. Lightly soiled cloths can be washed in cold, or even on the gentle cycle. Dry your microfiber cloths separately to prevent hair and lint attraction.
Do you wash rags separately?
Always wash heavily soiled, germ-ridden items like mop heads, cleaning cloths (especially for kitchen or bathroom) or items that are contaminated with bodily fluids in a separate load from regular laundry.
Can you wash cleaning rags with bath towels?
1. Wash heavily-soiled dish towels separately. According to Gagliardi, for germ-infested kitchen and bathroom items like mop heads, dish towels, and cleaning cloths, wash them as a separate load from regular laundry. The only exception is if you have maybe one or two dirty dish towels or cloths.
Can you wash oil rags?
Soak up oil spills with rags or old towels. If keeping rags – wash them in warm soapy water or use a degreaser. If hanging them inside, keep them well away from heat sources such a furnaces and water heaters. DO NOT put oily rags or towels in a dryer (even if washed).