What is ironing at home
Posted by: 25.11.2017
Many do not like ironing for the monotony and boringness of this occupation. After many hours of work, women do not want to spend a few hours on smoothing things. In this case, you can call a cleaning company for help, whose employees will make high-quality ironing at home. After all, most of the house has an ironing board and iron. Experts with extensive experience in this case know how to properly iron a men's shirt, a blouse with a lot of decorative elements, and make arrows on trousers. They are well versed in the features of ironing different fabrics: cotton, flax, synthetics, wool, etc.
Often the housewives try to stroke first the most laborious in the form of bed linen. But according to the rules, you first need to do the synthetics, which are ironed at 100-110 ° C. Then they switch to silk or wool, raising the temperature, and in the end they already iron the clothes of linen and cotton.
Not all synthetic products need to be ironed, sometimes you can simply dry them in a straightened form on a hanger and iron a little warm iron.
Each item has a corresponding label that indicates whether it can be ironed and at what temperature.
Features ironing various fabrics
Silk clothes are stroked undressed, inside out or through a dry cotton cloth. It happens that silk things with uneven ironing are drawn out or an unpleasant shine may appear on them that spoils the look of the product. If this happens, then you need to moisten the thing, squeeze it, hold it over the steam, dry it and iron it again. It is impossible to splash things with silk with water, as this will leave stains and wrinkles on the product.
Silk products should be dried on a flat surface or hung on a hanger, then there will be no wrinkles on clothes that are difficult to smooth.
The coat is smoothed from the inside out through a damp cloth. When ironing, you should dry the item well under the iron so that it does not sit in the future.
Knitted wool products can be ironed through folded gauze. Do not press too hard on the thing to prevent its shrinkage.
You can iron a knitted cap by putting it on the jar and pressing only the top of the head.
It is recommended to iron colored knitwear only after lightly moistening with a solution of water and vinegar. This will preserve the brightness of things for a long time.
Mohair products can be put between towels and smoothed with a simple rolling pin. If the towel gets wet, replace it with a dry one. Thus, mohair and wool things are very well smoothed and the pile is not wrinkled.
The velvet-like nap fabrics are lightly moistened from the inside.
Ironing of cotton and linen is done on the front side, except for the embroidered areas, which are ironed from the inside. If the product is dry, it is better to moisten it with warm or hot water.
Ironing clothes you need a slightly damp, folded in half, otherwise, in a dry form, it is difficult to smooth.
How to iron pants and shirt
The ironing of the trousers begins with the belt and the upper part, they are ironed through the white fabric. Without it, process pockets. Then put the full-length trousers on the ironing board and turn away one leg. They should lie sideways so that the front and back folds bend. Iron the lower leg carefully, especially at the folds. So do the second. When ironing, you should always use a damp cloth so that the product does not appear shiny, and on light trousers - yellow spots on the folds.
“Arrows” on ironed clothes will be durable if they are ironed through a cloth dipped in a solution of vinegar, and at the end walk with iron through damp thick paper. After ironing, do not wear pants immediately, let them hang on a hanger so that the fabric on the folds has time to dry and lock.
In the process of ironing men's shirt should also consider some of the features. Iron the product from the front side, starting from the collar (on both sides), then the back, sleeves, front. The collar is ironed from the corners to the middle.
If you do not want to suffer with folds on the pants or shirt, contact the experts. Experienced employees of the cleaning company will iron things at home of any complexity.
General rules for ironing things
Regardless of the characteristics of a particular fabric, follow the following rules when ironing:
- make sure that the iron does not overheat;
- do not hold the iron in the same place for a long time, otherwise distortion, spots or even holes will appear on the fabric;
- rubbed areas on woolen clothes are stripped through a damp linen cloth;
- if the sole of the iron is dirty, it can be wiped with a damp cloth moistened in soda or vinegar solution;
- so that the iron slides well, you can rub its sole with a piece of beeswax wrapped in dense fabric.
Proper ironing plays a significant role in extending the period of wearing clothes. If you don’t know how to iron complex things or you have a lot of laundry that needs to be ironed, but you don’t have enough time for it, order ironing at home. Its cost is determined based on the time spent. On average in Russia, an hour of high-quality ironing costs from 200 to 500 rubles.