Not all types of clothes can be put into a dryer. There are several unsafe types that are incorporated into the machine for various reasons. Starting from the type of materials used, the quality of elasticity, to the sensitivity of the tool. According to the Good Housekeeping Institute, there are at least five types of clothing that we can not put into a clothes dryer.
The swimsuit can hold the heat when you sunbathe on the beach or swim in the daytime. However, it does not match the temperature in the dryer. According to Carolyn Forte, Director of The Cleaning Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute, the temperature in the dryer can result in broken and wrinkled swimsuit spandex material.
Stocking has a smooth material. The heat in the dryer can damage the stockings to the loss of rubber elasticity. Forte said the fiber on the stockings could be crushed and crumpled when cleaned in a dryer.
A feather rug
Modern bathroom interiors usually present a thick fur rug for you to dry your feet and prevent you from slipping. However, do not occasionally enter this rug on the dryer because it can damage the material as a whole.
A beautiful bra made of lace and silk material, too sensitive to put in a drying machine. “The heat and power effects of the dryer can damage the shape and elasticity of the bar,” said Lexie Sachs, Product Analyst at Textiles Lab, Good Housekeeping Institute.
Clothing with metal accessories and stones
Payet and stone accessories are the biggest taboo for entry in a drying machine. Forte says the sequins and rocks can damage your other clothes because they get stuck. In addition, the sequined clothes are certainly going to be damaged so it is not interesting to wear.