Wash properly - for the good of the environment and your clothes.
On the care label inside the garment, you sometimes find additional information on how to care for your product. Here are some other care tips for selected materials and models.
For retaining the original form, Schwerstrick should be pulled into shape and dried horizontally. Relevant products are labelled with the "prone to dry" sign.
Linen is a natural material that shrinks when getting wet. The original form can be restored by ironing the product with maximum temperature and steam. To maintain its shine, iron the garment from the back.
Viscose is a natural material that shrinks when getting wet. The original form can be restored by ironing with steam.
Silk is a very delicate material and must be treated carefully. Use a mild detergent for washing silk and stretch the garment while wet.
In most wool products only require airing. Use mild detergents for washing. Select the program for wool or a hand wash program or wash by hand. To maintain its shine, iron the garment from the back.
Wash your polo shirts with the specified temperature. Afterwards hang them for drying. The mix of cotton and polyester does not require ironing.
Put your down jacket together with some tennis balls in the dryer. This provides an even distribution of down. It is important that the feathers are completely dry.
Remove accessoires and close zippers and velcro closures before washing. Wash delicate pieces in a laundry net.
Washing and environmental
RAGMAN is actively working on environmental issues related to manufacture and transportation of its products. The largest part of the energy is consumed when you wash your clothes.
Wash only if necessary
Do not wash your clothes when they are not dirty. Often it is sufficient to brush your clothes or give them some air.
Reduce the wash temperature
RAGMAN indicates always the maximum temperature on it's products. You should choose a lower temperature to save energy. Most detergents also spread their effect at lower temperatures, with the same cleaning power. At 40°C, a wash cycle consumes only half as much energy as at 60°C.
For heavily soiled clothes, RAGMAN recommends always at the maximum temperature. You should never wash with a higher temperature than indicated on the care label.
Avoid underfilling the washing machine
Sort laundry by color and wash temperature. Fill the machine well, but not too full. Use the energy saving program, most modern washing machines are equipped with.
Choose a laundry detergent with eco-labels
Use a detergent with eco-labels, not containing optical brighteners or phosphates, which pollute the environment significantly. Dose the detergent according to the instructions on the package.Overdose does not lead to better washing results. For the correct dosage, you need to know if the water is in hard or soft.
Avoid fabric softener if possible. Only for acryl clothes, RAGMAN recommends fabric softener to prevent static electricity after the wash.
Avoid Chemical Cleaning
The chemical cleaning is a process in which the clothes are cleaned using an organic solvent. Chemical cleaning pollutes the environment, if the solvents get into nature. Only a small number of RAGMAN products require chemical cleaning for preventing discoloring or deforming during normal washing.
Let the cloths dry by themself
The best way to dry your clothes is natural air.. Dryers use a lot of energy. You can shorten the drying time by using a spin-dryer before hanging them up.
Give away old clothes!
If you don't want to wear certain clothes anymore, you should donate them to an organization. This prolongs the life cycle of the products and helps other people.