How To Wash Pillows

Pillows

Pillows should be washed every three to six months to remove bacteria, mold, and odors.

These helpful steps will demonstrate the right way to do it.

Step 1: Remove case – Remove the pillowcase and pillow protector.

Step 2: Read label – Read the care label for instructions. Pillows filled with buckwheat or gel cannot be washed.

Step 3: Put in washer – Put the pillow in a washing machine set to the gentle cycle. Use hot water and a mild detergent.

Tip – Hot water will remove dust mites.

Step 4: Rinse – Run the pillow through the washer’s rinse cycle several times to be sure to wash away any residual detergent.

Step 5: Remove excess water – Remove excess water from the pillow by pressing it with a towel.

Step 6: Dry -Place the pillow in a dryer set on air dry. Prevent matting by putting a clean tennis ball in the dryer.

Did you know? Down is considered the best pillow because of its longevity, adjustability, and natural resilience.

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