Jeans are the most beloved and popular daily wear for millions of people. We will share our jeans care tips in this article.
When and how to wash jeans. Some people know that jeans do not need to be washed every time after wearing, but for others this is a revelation. These trousers have a fairly durable and wearable fabric, which, in fact, formed the basis for the popularity of such clothes all over the world. And you can wash jeans only after wearing 4-5 times. In fact, this can be done even less frequently, replacing washing with other cleaning methods. For those who do not like the change in shape and the fading of their jeans after washing, there is another strategy you can advise. Small dirt can be removed with a damp regular sponge, and do it every day. And before going to the shower, you can also hang your jeans next to them to steam. It is better to arrange a general wash every six months, and it is better to wash your pants not even in the washing machine, but in the bathroom. This advice is a little shocking, but real connoisseurs of such clothes use it, but varying the maximum operating time. If you wash your jeans in the bathroom, you will need room temperature water and a mild detergent. For dark pants, you can add a little white vinegar to the water. It will protect your jeans from fading.
Washing process. There are some general tips for following this process. Read the washing conditions label first. Before this procedure, the jeans should be turned inside out. It is better to choose mild detergents for washing. Water is needed cold or in the case of a mild room temperature regime, but this is for cases with a machine wash. It is best to wash your jeans in the bathroom, as mentioned above. If the jeans are dark, dry cleaning may be an alternative. But you cannot soak your pants, they are also contraindicated for a water temperature over 40 degrees. The jeans must not be squeezed out after washing. Do not repeat the washing procedure after the first wear. Jeans will easily serve 4-5 socks, or even more.
Drying jeans. These pants are best dried horizontally. You can do this by hanging the jeans upside down. If a dryer is used for these purposes, then the temperature must be set to the minimum. But in the case of jeans, it is better not to use this tool at all.
Jeans ironing. After the end of drying, the jeans do not need to be turned inside out, you can iron them from the inside. It is best if the pants are slightly damp. On the iron, you will need to set a low temperature, you can also turn on the steaming mode. And some devices even have special modes specifically for ironing jeans.
Jeans are frozen. Some of the tips for caring for your jeans may even be shocking, but these recommendations work, and most importantly! Washing such pants can be avoided. After all, this gradually worsens their appearance. A great alternative is to freeze your pants in the freezer.
Stretching. Jeans serve their owners for several years. During this time, a person's figure can change, usually in the direction of increase. Jeans can solve the mismatch between clothing and body by stretching. The belt of trousers must be wetted and filled with various objects, gradually putting more and more new ones there.
Reducing the size. Sometimes it happens that the size of the jeans must, on the contrary, be reduced. And there are even two ways to achieve the desired result. A washing machine or a hot tub can help. In the first case, you need to throw your pants into the washer and make it work at low speeds and with cold water. You do not need to use detergent or other detergents. Then the device must be switched to spin mode and the pants must be dried. And in this situation, the dryer will already be useful. Or you can fill the bathtub with hot water and lie down there, right in your jeans! It is necessary to be in this position until the water cools down. But it is better to do this procedure carefully, here it is important not to overdo it with temperature.
Find the legacy model you want. Many people get used to a certain model of jeans, what is the disappointment when it disappears from sale. The manufacturer introduces new models to the market, removing the old ones. Nevertheless, there is an opportunity to purchase a favorite product. It is necessary to read the information and jeans models on the inner label. Then you can find them on the Internet and buy them online. Warehouse stocks will save for a long time.
Stuck lightning. There are some tips for dealing with a stuck lightning. An ordinary lead pencil will help in this case. They need to run along the teeth of the lightning. If this does not help, then you should try lubricants: drip oil, lubricate with soap, hygienic lipstick.
The zipper cannot be fixed at the top and cannot be fully closed. This problem is common and can lead to an awkward fly out situation. If you need to solve everything right here and now, without replacing the zipper, then you can temporarily use a key ring or key fob. The ring can be attached with one end to the zipper tongue and the other to the top button. The fly will no longer open at the most unnecessary moment. But this option is, of course, temporary.
Lightning damage. It happens that, due to the missing teeth, the zipper cannot be fastened. It is better to change it if there is no prong in the upper part. But if it is absent in the lower third, then complex repairs can be avoided. The slider must be closed so that it is located above the place of damage. Then, with the thread in the needle, you need to make several stitches just above the damaged area. Another option is to remove the neatly damaged zipper and replace it with a tried and true simple button closure.
Torn off tongue. The tongue may come off imperceptibly, making it difficult to close the zipper. In this case, it is better to resort to a temporary solution. The function of the tongue can be performed by a paper clip or the same key ring.