Dry cleaning your shirts is the equivalent to driving a rental car. Harsh, at best. Stop taking your shirts in for cleaning after one-wear and follow these three simple steps:
- Gentle wash and dry
- A good iron
- Quality wood hangers
The Rowenta Perfect Iron uses powerful bursts of steam to penetrate the fabric for pressing ease and the platinum soleplate glides easily over your shirts. The anti-calcium construction will add life to your iron and avoid that disgusting build up you see on your old $10 iron.
What this means to you: Ever wonder why that $100 shirt only lasted you a year? It’s because those dry cleaners subject it to the full gamut of chemicals and pressing. Ignore the dry-cleaning only instructions and do it yourself. Remember, you can’t get full coverage insurance on your shirts.
Cost: $95 @ iKitchen
Our recommended shirt care instructions after the jump.
To Wash Properly:
- Machine wash warm with similar fabrics and colors. Do NOT use bleach. Woolite or Ivory detergent recommended.
- Tumble dry on low heat.
- Cool or warm iron when needed.
- Enjoy extended life of shirt.
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