HOW TO MAINTAIN A COTTON T-SHIRT

HOW TO MAINTAIN A COTTON T-SHIRT

A man has a particular taste in his t-shirts. Cotton t-shirts are common among men and maintaining them is important. How to keep men’s cotton t-shirts for a long period of time, there are a few key points one needs to keep in mind.

Here are a few tips on how to have men’s t-shirt last longer.

DOING LAUNDRY THE RIGHT WAY.

When a man does his laundry, he needs to separate the cotton t-shirts from every other piece of clothing you have. Separating dirty laundry according to the type of fabrics he has is important as it allows his clothes to last longer as they are not damaged by other clothes that have buttons or zips. It is also recommended for a man to wash his cotton t-shirt in cold water to avoid shrinking and use of fabric softeners to avoid wrinkles.

Another tip to consider when washing a man’s t-shirt, do not use too much soap on the designs and logos. They are made of rubber prints and the soap water rubs them off.

Always treat the stains immediately with club soda before washing, for it can be difficult to remove dried stains from the cotton t-shirts.

STORAGE TECHNIQUES.

How a man stores his clothes is another factor to consider. T-shirts need to be folded, not put on a hanger; this stretches the t-shirt enlarging it. Folding a t-shirt, the t-shirt maintains its original shape and this is one way for a man to keep his t-shirt for a long time. Keeping it in a dark, dry closet helps to keep their longevity.

MENDING SKILLS

Cotton t-shirts are easy to repair when torn. One can sew in an image on the t-shirt to give it a different look or take out what is originally there and then re-sew it to his liking.

KNOW HOW TO IRON

A man needs to know how to iron his t-shirt. There is no right or wrong way of ironing, but there is always a better alternative of ironing. A man can use a steaming iron machine on his cotton t-shirt, since it is made of a delicate fabric; this helps to keep the fabric intact and not put too much heat on it. It is also a means of maintaining the t-shirt’s shape and structure.

LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES.

The only way for a man to know what he is doing wrong with his t-shirts is by looking back at the previous mistakes he has made. This will be a learning curve for him, making him extra cautious on how he handles the cotton t-shirt.