How to use fabric conditioner: tips and tricks for keeping clothes soft

Do you know how to use fabric softener for the best results? This article gives you all of the hints and tips to find out how to keep your towels fluffy and your clothes soft!


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The general benefits of fabric softener (also known as fabric conditioner) are well known:

• Helps keep your clothes soft

• Infuses your clothes with a fresh scent and 

• Retains the shape of your clothes

• Helps to retains the colour of your clothes 

There are even more benefits to using fabric softener: it reduces the static clinginess of your clothes; and can also help fabric dry quicker; and make clothes easier to iron. 

However, we have a couple of tricks to get the best out of your fabric softener, as well as some important things to avoid. Here then is a quick guide to how to get the best out of your fabric softener.

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What to Avoid When Using Fabric Softener

  • Don’t let fabric softener come directly into contact with clothes, as it will stain and spot them.

How to Use Fabric Softener

  1. In most washing machines, fabric softener should be added to a part of the drawer where you add detergent and bleach – the location of the fabric softener section can vary between machines, so be sure to check your washing machine’s manual.
  2. Most fabric softeners are in liquid form and generally come with a measuring cup.
  3. Fill the cup according to the instructions on the label of the bottle: adjust the amount of fabric conditioner you use according to the size of the load.
  4. Pour the fabric softener from the cup into the relevant drawer, and the machine will add the softener into the wash during the rinse cycle.

Tips for keeping towels soft

Using fabric softener is a great way to keep towels soft! Just follow the directions on the label, and you will have soft and fluffy towels.

However, you do not need to use fabric softener every time you wash your towels. Fabric softeners can reduce the absorbency of towels; so in order to keep them fluffy and absorbent at the same time, use in every other wash.

There you have it! Clean, soft, and fluffy towels with minimal effort!

Check out our other article for even more information about how to use fabric conditioners!

For a simple instruction on how to use fabric softener, have a look at the video below:

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