Anyone who works out frequently enough will probably be familiar with that lingering musty odour that seeps out of workout clothes even after they’ve been through the wash. Before you give up and throw your favourite activewear out, read on to learn how to wash them and keep them smelling fresh!
𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁𝗹𝘆, 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲’𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘄𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝘀𝗺𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗹𝗮𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘆 𝗱𝗮𝘆:70% of laundry dirt is caused by body oils that are invisible to the naked eye – sweat, skin cells, salt, and a waxy fat called sebum. These soils accumulate and settle in the fibers which causes odour.
𝟭. 𝗪𝗮𝘀𝗵 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘄𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗶𝗻 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗿 𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝗘𝗟𝗕𝗔 𝗛𝘆𝗴𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗲+ 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻.
Washing clothes in hot water melts the sebum, and eliminates the main source of the odour. ELBA’s EWF 9141 IA comes with 𝗛𝘆𝗴𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗲+ 𝗙𝘂𝗻𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 which washes your laundry at high temperatures of up to 90°C, providing effective sanitisation for your and your family. In addition, it is also certified by “The British Allergy Foundation” to eliminate 99.9% of allergens.
𝟮. 𝗨𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗮𝗺𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗱𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗻𝘁.
Excessive detergent used is not the right answer – all it does is leave residual detergent on the fabric which breeds bacteria and odour. Follow the recommended amount and opt for detergent formulated for sportswear fabrics.
𝟯. 𝗨𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝗘𝗟𝗕𝗔’𝘀 𝗢𝘂𝘁𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺.
Select Outdoor sports program for gentle washing & special rotations of activewear. Programmed with customised drum movements, it activates the optimal wash settings and spin cycles to effectively clean your synthetic fabrics while protecting your favourite activewear.
ELBA EWF 9141 IA is also ranked as one of the best Washing Machines in Singapore!
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