How to Wash Your Dakimakura Inner Pillow?
Since you rest your head on your pillow every night, you want it to be clean. Over time, your pillows will accumulate dust, sweat, and oil particles that, if left unchecked, can turn your cushions yellow and make them less comfortable to use. To prevent this from happening, you should plan on washing your pillows regularly either by hand or in a washing machine.
A Basic Guide to Washing Dakimakura Inner Pillow-Washing Cotton, Down, and Synthetic Pillows
Remove the case. If you have placed your pillow in a pillowcase or sham, take this off now. Some pillows come with additional zip-on cases that should also be removed and washed separately from the body of the pillow.
Put your pillows in the washing machine. Don’t worry — it is perfectly safe to wash pillows (even down pillows) in the washing machine. Try to wash at least two at once so that the washer is balanced and the pillows don’t get thrown around so much.
Add your detergent. For a regular wash job, add a cup/scoop of your regular washing detergent. To get your pillows ultra white, add the following in addition to the detergent: 1 cup of powdered dishwasher detergent, the recommended amount of bleach, and ½ a cup of borax.
4Start the wash cycle. Adjust the settings on your washer so that it runs with hot water and goes through a 2nd rinse cycle. Use the “bulky/large” cycle if it is available on you washer. Then, let it work its magic!
Put your pillows in the dryer. Place your pillows in the dryer and adjust the settings; if your pillows are feather-filled, put your dryer on the “air”/”fluff”/”no heat” setting. For synthetic pillows, switch your dryer to low heat.
Dry your pillows. Take two tennis balls and put them in separate clean, white socks. Throw these in the dryer with your pillows to fluff them and help decrease their drying time. Then start your dryer!
Check your pillows. When your dryer has finished its cycle, remove the pillows and feel them, checking for dampness. Smell the pillows to check for moisture in the center. If your pillows don’t feel quite dry, repeat the drying process and check them again a second time. Otherwise, your pillows are clean and ready!
An Inner Pillow should be stored in a cool and dry place far away from the reach of fire. This sounds simple however, storing a pillow for long term reasons especially is a bit of an arduous task that requires prior preparation and the proper equipments. Do you know that inner pillows can be stored in vaccume bags? I guess I have to explain this mysterious process. The first thing to do is to place the pillow inside the bag and seal the zipper. Insert the valve of the vacuum cleaner and let out all the air till all is compacted. Seal and store. You can improvise for the vacuum bag with a waste bag sealing it with a tape. You can also store an Inner pillow in a chest alongside aromatic ceader fruits since ceader itself acts a natural repellent against moths and insects. The intention of any innovative method used to store an inner pillow is to keep the pillow from moths, insects, moisture, fire, bad odour, harmful bacteria and physical damage. Readers of this article can device various means of storage for their inner pillows especially if they want it stored for a long period of time. However, if for constant use pillows should be washed and should be in pillow covers.
No matter how diligent you are about cleaning your pillows, you’ll need to buy new ones eventually. But how do you know when it’s time to toss? “If you fold the pillow in half, and it doesn’t spring back into shape, plan for a shopping trip,” says Forte. To help pillows stay cleaner for longer, use liners under your pillowcases and wash them monthly.