Here are 5 things you should avoid putting in your washing machine

There are some items that cannot be washed in the washing machine as they can harm the working and also ruin the fabrics. Read this article to know about what should not be washed in a machine to save both, your machine as well as your garments.

Updated February 11, 2019

Here are 5 things you should avoid putting in your washing machine

Here are the 5 things that you should never put in your washing machine:

Use a lint roller to get rid of pet hair before putting them in the machine.

1) Foam pillow


The movement of a washing machine can cause memory foam to weaken or even break into pieces, so it’s best to avoid machine-washing solid foam pillows.

2) Clothes covered in pet hair


Wet pet hair can clump and stick to clothing, to the sides of the washing machine drum, or even clog the machine’s drain pipes, making it less efficient over time.

3) Bras


Bra hooks can snag other clothing or get caught in your machine’s cylinder.

4) Clothes with flammable stains


The high heat of the dryer can cause the clothing to combust. So, prefer washing these clothes manually.

5) Clothes with laces and embroideries

Clothing with embroidery shouldn’t be washed in the machine because the movement can ruin the detailing. Items made with lace can get ripped or tear.

Originally published August 5, 2019