Zip Your Pants And Jackets Before Washing Them To Protect Your Clothes

Zip Your Pants And Jackets Before Washing Them To Protect Your Clothes
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Here’s a quick tip you might not know unless you were trained well in the art of laundry: Zip up all the zippers and fasten all the other fasteners to protect your other clothes.

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The teeth on a zipper and other fasteners can harm your other clothing while in the laundry machine or dryer. So while you’re checking your pants pockets before doing the wash, also remember to zip your pants up.

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