Many friends will wonder: Do the newly bought plush toys need to be cleaned? To answer you here, it is needed! Although the newly-purchased plush toys look very clean on the surface, it is inevitable that there will be chemical residues on the surface during the process of leaving the factory and transportation, and there are a lot of bacteria and dust invisible to the naked eye.
How to clean it?
01. Dry cleaning
First prepare a bag of about 2 kilograms of coarse salt, also called sun-dried salt; you can buy it at the market or supermarket, or at a treasure.
Put the newly bought plush toy in a clean plastic bag and put in an appropriate amount of coarse salt; then tie the mouth and start shaking it up and down, about 40 times. Take out the plush toy, shake the coarse salt particles on the surface, you will find that the salt particles turn black, and the plush toy is much cleaner than before. This method can make the plush toy look new without a little water.
It is suitable for short-haired, medium-length, and long-haired plush toys, as long as there is a bag that can hold them.
Principle: The salt itself has positive and negative charges, and the dirt will also have positive and negative charges. After shaking and rubbing, electricity will be generated, and the opposite sex will attract each other. The salt will suck the dirt away and the stuffed toy will become clean.
For plush toys that can be cleaned, add detergent to the basin, and flush some water in a certain proportion; stir the water in the basin with a general soft brush to produce rich foam, and then use a soft brush to dip the foam Brush the surface of the plush toy clean, and be careful not to get too much water on the brush. After brushing the surface of the plush toy, wrap the plush toy with a bath towel, and place it in a basin full of clean water for pressure washing, so that the dust and washing liquid in the plush toy can be removed.
Then put the plush toy in a water basin with softener to soak for a few minutes, and then press and wash it several times in a water basin filled with clear water until the water in the basin turns from turbidity to clear. Wrap the cleaned plush toys in a large towel and put them in the washing machine for dehydration. During the process of drying after dehydration, pay attention to pat the plush toys intermittently to make the surface and fillings fluffy and soft.
In addition to the two methods mentioned in the editor above, you can also send the toy directly to the dry cleaner for dry cleaning; or buy a dry cleaning agent that specializes in cleaning plush toys, spray the dry cleaning agent on the surface, and wait for two or three minutes. Wipe it dry with a dry cloth; you can also directly use the method of sunlight. Ultraviolet rays can effectively kill some bacteria and ensure the basic hygiene of the plush toy.