Use A Disposable Razor To De-Pill Your Clothes

Certain fabrics have a tendency to "pill", or shed little fuzzies all over themselves. Home-centric weblog Re-Nest shares a simple way to clean this fuzz off with a disposable razor.

You probably have a few disposable razors lying around, and they're surprisingly great for getting those clothes looking like new again:

To clean pilling off your clothes just spread the fabric across a flat surface (something firm like a table is best) pull the fabric taut and carefully shave the pilling away from the fabric. Be careful with the razor, especially around seams, buttons and stitching because you can easily cut the fabric.

You can of course buy de-pillers in stores, but if you have a razor or two lying around anyway, there's no reason you can't give it a second use — especially since one razor will last you a long time.

Hot Tip: Shave Your Clothes To Clean Off Pilling [Re-Nest]


    Heh, my wife has been using this trick for years!

    I'm going to spend the weekend shaving every object in my house, just to see if razors unexpectedly fix any other issues.

    I've found that the beard trimmer on the back of my electric razor works well, espescially on more delicate fabrics. It's probably not quite as effective as a manual razor but it's much faster.

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