How To Wash Feather Pillows Martha Stewart?

Can you wash a feather pillow?

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.

Why do my feather pillows 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 do you clean old feather pillows?

Tips for Washing Feather Bed Pillows

Change and wash pillowcases and pillow covers at least weekly. 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.