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Fabric Care

Can you wash cashmere, and is it ok to put shoes in the washing machine? And what do all those washing instruction symbols mean? Finding the right way to care for different fabrics can be complicated – so we’ve gathered everything you need to know. From how to do a delicates wash, to which detergent is best for which fabric, find all your answers here.

Clean white duvet and pillows.
How to Wash Duvets and Quilts
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Wash Care Symbols
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How to wash silk in the washing machine or by hand
A pair of muddy turquoise trainers.
How to wash shoes in the washing machine
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How to Wash Pillows
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How to Wash Gore-Tex™ Waterproofs
Wool Fabric
How to Wash a Wool Jumper
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How to Use Fabric Softener
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How to Remove Mould from Fabric
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How to clean a mattress & remove stains
A woman in nightwear opening curtains.
Essential tips on how to wash curtains
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Dirty Secrets: How to Wash Trainers