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    Default Are Microfibre's Washable??

    Posted this on DetailingWorld, but thought i'd ask here too..

    Are Microfibre Cloth's Washable, or are they use til dirty then throw away??

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    They are washable mate, mine have been done hundreds of times, they actually get better after a wash imo ..

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    Cheers Bainie, Thought they were but was not 100% sure...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bainie View Post
    ....they actually get better after a wash imo ..
    Yep, second that - in particular the water magnets.

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    Just DON'T use fabric conditioner....it ruins them.

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    Yep standard 40c wash with normal detergent, no conditioner. Tumble dry on a warm setting for best results.

    Even better is to add some white vinegar in the wash, this will improve the towels, brought my magnets back to life.

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    Yep, I use none bio liquid with no conditioner. Wouldn't want a stray detergent grain to scratch the clear coat.
    Costo do a pack of microfibers for £7 +vat. You get 24 in a pack and are perfect for interiors and trim use. To test if your cloths are soft enough for your clear coat jut wipe hem across a CD, if they don't scratch the CD then they are safe for your paintwork.

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    I wash mine every time at 40 degrees, with Woolite and no conditioner.

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    Well yes i let the wife wash mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shan View Post
    Well yes i let the wife wash mine.
    My wife thinks I am mad the way I look after the cloths and things for the car, let alone the car itself. Strange thing though she never cleans her car she leaves that to me, but never complains how often I clean it for her.

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