How Long Do Linens Last?
It’s very simple. The lifespan of all fine quality linens depends upon how they’re cared for. While some lower quality sheeting may not last more than a year, our linens are made from the finest, all-natural fabrics and superbly woven to create a soft and authentic quality product.
Our linens can last several years with proper care. To maximize the longevity of your sheeting, follow our simple care instructions below.
Our Washing Instructions
MACHINE WASH WITH MILD DETERGENT
Wash your linens in cold or lukewarm water with a gentle liquid detergent. Avoid detergents that contain bleach, ammonia or enzymes as they may cause damage & discolouration.
HANG TO DRY
Hanging to dry may seem daunting but it will ensure more longevity and less wrinkling. We suggest using the hot dryer for no more than fifteen minutes, as the heat destroys the natural fibres of the fabric and will considerably shorten the lifespan of your linens. Smooth out or iron while damp. Simply hang the sheets on a folding rack.
WHAT TO AVOID
Avoid hot dryers, bleaches, fabric softeners, and dryer sheets! All of these things can damage fine fibres and result in premature wear and tear. We also recommend avoiding detergent pods and powders, as they’ve been known to stain or fade fabrics. We strongly recommend using only gentle liquid detergent.
Dreaded pilling happens when those tiny natural fibers break and ball up on the ends, but it can be prevented! Here are our top tips:
- Do not wash your linens in hot water.
- Do not use caustic soaps, bleaches, Persil, or Woolite detergents, which can be very harsh on fabric. We recommend using gentle liquid detergents.
- Sleep in nightwear made with natural fabrics, as synthetic pajamas are one of the biggest causes of pilling.
- Do not wash with any articles that are heavy or coarse – such as bathmats, towels, or denim – as they can scour the fabric.
- Acne medications and whitening toothpastes contain chemicals that will bleach almost everything.