Can you put a goose down comforter in the washing machine?
Goose-down comforters can be quite expensive compared to synthetic, and they require special care to prevent clumping and flattening. Goose-down comforters are typically machine-washable, but they must be rinsed and dried thoroughly to restore loft and prevent mold or mildew growth.
Is it better to wash or dry clean a down comforter?
We recommend that you have your down comforter professionally laundered (not dry cleaned) because it’s easy and worry-free. Most dry cleaners can do either process but if want your comforter to be laundered, you need to ask to be sure they have washing capabilities because not all dry cleaners launder as well.
How do you wash and dry a down comforter?
How To: Clean a Down Comforter
- First things first, load the comforter into the washing machine.
- Set the washer to run with warm water on a delicate cycle.
- Immediately transfer the comforter to a high-capacity dryer.
- As the comforter dries, be sure to check on it every now and again, particularly at the beginning of the cycle.
How do you dry a down comforter in the dryer?
Run the dryer on air fluff or the lowest temperature possible. Stop the dryer periodically and break up any lumps that are forming in the comforter or pillow. Also ensure that the down is not getting too warm as extreme heat can scorch the down. Expect the drying process to take three to four hours.