Do you know how to properly care for all of the different fabrics in your home? Take our quiz to find out.
What kind of iron should you use on cotton clothing?
High thread count sheets should be washed on what setting?
What is the secret to avoiding matting on a fleece pullover?
- tumble dry low and long
- hang to dry
- tumble dry hot and fast
Linen is a tricky fabric -- what's the best way to clean it?
- cold wash and tumble low
- dry clean
- hot wash and hang to dry
Dry cleaning is one option for polyester, but it can also be washed in what kind of water?
Rayon is best dry cleaned, but in a pinch, you can do what to clean it?
- hand wash hot
- hand wash warm
- machine wash cold
True or false: Cotton sheets should never be bleached?
What is the best way to clean silk?
- hand wash with hot water
- soak in a cold detergent bath
- always dry clean
What should you never do with a stain?
- blot it
- rub it
- leave it alone
Care labels should be?
- heeded at all costs
Down comforters should be washed how?
- in a top-loading machine
- in a front-loading machine
- by hand
What government body requires care labels on all clothing?
- Centers for Disease Control
- Drug Enforcement Administration
- Federal Trade Commission
Ironing a stain will do what?
- has virtually no effect
- loosen the stain for removal
- make it permanent
True or false: All stains can be removed.
What should you never use on Lycra?
- fabric softener
What kind of water should be used to clean Spandex?
- dry clean only
- piping hot
Although suede should usually be dry cleaned, what kind of cycle can you use for a machine wash?
How often should you wash a wool blanket?
- whenever it smells musty
- once a month
- once or twice a year
True or false: Preshrunk clothes will never shrink again?
What should you do with damp wool?
- tumble dry
- hang it out in direct sunlight
- hang it out in the shade