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Types of Fabric

Learn how to identify types of fabric and their basic cleaning and maintenance needs. Knowing the difference between different kinds of fabrics can make the difference between a ruined load of laundry and a freshly folded stack of clean clothes.

Microfiber Definition
Microfiber is a buzz word now that is meant to make us think we are getting something good. But what makes microfiber cloths a good choice for cleaning? What is microfiber?

Rayon
Find out how to care for rayon fabric. Rayon fabric is used in many clothing and home furnishing projects. Find out about rayon fabric and its uses.

Polyester
Polyester is a popular synthetic fiber that is easy to care for. Find out what places polyester may be in your home. Determine the definition of polyester.

Linen
Linen is a great and popular fabric for clothing and home use, but it requires special care. Find out the characteristics of linen and its uses in your home.

Nylon
Nylon is a great and popular fabric for use in clothing and homes, but it requires special care. Popularly used in activewear, nylon items are great for their wash and wear usage.

Cotton
Cotton is one of the most common types of fabric used in our clothing. Find out how to care for cotton and the different types you may have in your home.

Acrylic
Acrylic is a synthetic fabric that requires special washing and drying instructions to keep it in good condition. Find out what acrylic fabric is and what it is used for.

Acetate
Acetate is a synthetic fabric that requires special washing and drying instructions to keep it in good condition. Find out what acetate fabric is and what it is used for.

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