How To Wash Express Dress Shirts?

How do you wash expensive dress shirts?

The basic principle goes like this:

  • You fill a large basin, tub, or sink with lukewarm water.
  • You stir in a mild detergent (not a “detergent soap” — use plain detergent, otherwise some garments will get soap stains)
  • You gently submerge your garments and then swish them slowly from side to side for about five minutes.

Can I put dress shirts in the dryer?

The dryer is something that’s going to destroy your high-end dress shirts. Just let them hang out to dry but if you have to use the dryer, pull them out while they’re still moist. Avoid bleach. It eats away the cotton.

How do you wash dress shirts without wrinkles?

Machine wash your non-iron dress shirts on a warm or cold water setting and tumble dry at a LOW heat temperature. The low heat will activate the time-saving non-iron properties, leaving you with a shirt that looks just pressed wrinkle-free. That’s right guys, lose the iron, you don’t need it.

How can I make my dress shirts white again?

If you need to get white clothes white again, soak them for 8 hours in a basin filled with 4 quarts of water mixed with 1 cup of baking soda. You could also add laundry detergent or lemon juice to the water, if you prefer, then soak the clothes for 1-2 hours.