What should I do if I forget to dry my laundry?
Hello. This is Linenna Editorial Department. ``Linenna's Household Laundry'' is a 4-panel comic based on laundry-related episodes from everyone that happily tells about daily laundry troubles and incidents. We will also tell you how to solve laundry problems and ways to improve them. Even if you sometimes make mistakes that make you want to hold your eyes, let's all laugh and flush them away with the washing water so that we can wash our clothes in good condition tomorrow.
Don't just hang out the laundry you forgot to dry!
This mistake was the most common among the stories we received about laundry concerns. Everyone has had the experience of accidentally forgetting to dry clothes once or twice. After the washing machine finished spinning, I realized that it had been an hour. No, one hour is still better. Some people may have let it sit for about half a day. (Actually, this has happened to me many times.) The worst thing you can do in such a situation is to just let it dry as if nothing happened. This is absolutely no good. The laundry is clean after the washing machine finishes spinning, right? That's right? It's really beautiful, isn't it? (← Stubborn) The answer is NO! At first glance, your laundry may look very clean, but in reality, even after washing, it is not possible to remove 100% of the dirt.
The bad smell of laundry that has been left out to dry is caused by a bacteria called Moraxella.
Even the washed laundry still contains small amounts of bacteria. If you leave washed laundry unattended, bacteria will grow on it! ! At that time, you may not notice it because of the scent of the detergent or fabric softener, but you may notice a faint smell of half-drying during the drying stage. That unpleasant, half-dried odor is actually the odor of bacteria called Moraxella bacteria. There is no problem if you dry it immediately, but this bacteria loves humidity and temperature . If you leave it in the washing machine without taking it out, it may cause mold to grow on the back of the washing machine . I just forgot, but I can't believe it happened...
What is the time limit if I forget to hang the laundry?
Even if you forget to dry the laundry, the situation varies depending on the time.
Sometimes I notice it within a few hours, and sometimes I only notice it after standing overnight.
When you realize that you forgot to dry your clothes, how long is it okay to dry it, and how long should you wash it again?
If you forgot to dry your laundry, it is safe to hang it out to dry for about 1 hour in the summer and about 2 hours in the winter.
Bacteria, mold, and Moraxella bacteria that cause odors tend to multiply when the temperature is 20 to 30 degrees and the humidity is over 60%.
Conditions vary depending on the season, as the temperature differs between summer and winter, and the time it takes for odor-causing bacteria, mold, and moraxella to develop varies.
However, the standard time varies depending on the weather and the model of washing machine you are using.
Instead of thinking in a uniform way about how long it will be okay, be flexible and make decisions based on the situation that day and the condition of the laundry.
What to do with laundry you forgot to dryJust wash it again . This is the only option. And let's minimize the germs that remain on clothes by using the correct washing method right now ♪
Practice now! Laundry tips to keep your laundry from smelling
Approximately 70% of laundry is put into the washing machineIf you cram too much laundry into the washing tub, you won't be able to remove all the dirt and bacteria will grow. If you have a lot of laundry, it may be a little troublesome, but please wash it in two batches.
Rinse at least 2 timesIt is important to thoroughly wash away dirt and detergent that have been lifted by the detergent. One rinse may not be enough to wash away the product, so please rinse at least twice. Also, if you use leftover hot water from the bath, go to the "washing" stage. Rinse thoroughly using clean water.
Dry immediatelyDry your washed laundry quickly! As I mentioned earlier, high humidity conditions are a paradise for bacteria. Please dry the laundry in a well-ventilated place with space between the laundry. If you want to dry your clothes indoors, we also recommend using a fan or circulator. And don't forget to dry your clothes in the washing machine. When you take out your laundry, leave the lid, door, and detergent corner open to allow it to dry thoroughly. Never use the washing tub as a laundry basket. This can cause mold to grow in the washing tub.
Clean the washing tub regularlyOne of the reasons why germs remain on washed laundry is because the washing tub is dirty . Even though it's dirt, it's not just dirt. Mold and mold may grow on the back of the washing tub if it is not cleaned. (There's more mold growing than I imagined. Tears) Since it's out of sight, people tend to leave things unattended, but washing them in a washing machine left unattended is...hard to imagine. We recommend cleaning the washing tank once every 1 to 2 months. A sparkling washing machine will make all the difference in removing stains from your laundry. In response to everyone's requests, Linenna has developed an oxygen-based tank cleaning cleaner that thoroughly removes dirt. Please try it ♪ What do you think? If you forget to dry your laundry, please wash it again. If you have left washed laundry for a long time, we recommend cleaning the washing machine's tub.
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