Certain polyester items are machine washable, while others are dry clean only, so it is very important to refer to the item's tag for specific washing instructions. If the item does not have a tag or washing instructions... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry

While the labels on many polyester objects suggest dry cleaning to remove wrinkles and stains, many polyester items can be safely machine washed at home in warm water. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry

Bleaching polyester requires the use of an oxygen-based bleach. Fill a wash basin or washing machine with cool water and an oxygen-based bleach. Follow the package directions of the bleach to find out the necessary ratio... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Dyeing
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