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What are the disadvantages of net cloth?


We are all satisfied if we manage to maintain the quality of our favorite clothes for as long as possible. Special laundry nets help us with this. But did you know what can you wash in it and how to use it properly?

Here are some ideas and tips on how to make the most of laundry nets. Used properly, these mesh bags will keep the quality of your delicate clothes at a desirable level for years.

What can laundry nets be used for?

The most common use, which you probably knew about, is to protect underwear from damaging, stretching and possible wear and tear in the washing machine. But they are not used exclusively for underwear.

These practical nets are suitable for washing, but also for drying small and delicate types of clothes. In addition to being great for protecting the fabric, the laundry nets also protect the machine from small laundry getting stuck. In addition, the net from which it is made enables easier drying.

Besides underwear, it is ideal for: nylon socks, silk and satin items, socks, scarves, gloves, hats, delicate clothing with beads and / or sequins, swimsuits, and even old T-shirts you are emotionally attached to and want to wear for as long as possible.

How to properly use laundry nets?

Check the allowed washing temperature on the clothes, put them in the bag, and close the patent completely. Insert the bag into the tub of the washing machine and run the desired program. After washing, take out the laundry and dry it as usual, as well as the net. For machine drying, there is no need to take the clothes out of the bag. If the clothes you put in the nets have buttons or patents, they can easily hook to other clothes during the washing cycle – even from a net bag! Therefore, always close them before washing, so as not to damage other laundry in the machine.

The biggest disadvantage of laundry nets is that they fill up easily, which prevents the clothes from being washed properly. Most of them are designed to contain one larger item of clothing that is approximately the same size and shape as the bag itself. So be careful not to overfill it – put several smaller items in one bag (for example socks and underwear), and use the other for, let’s give an example – a silk blouse. You won’t have any problems with washing and rinsing as long as the laundry in the net can move.

Although great for your delicate wardrobe, laundry nets are not magical and you shouldn’t expect them to protect your sensitive clothes from hot water or heat from the dryer, nor from dyeing when combined with other colored clothes. So be sure to pay attention to what is written on the labels, interpret the symbols, and sort the clothes that way.

Since we are talking about delicate wardrobe, adhere to the short washing and drying cycles and other suitable cycles for washing this type of laundry offered by Tesla washing machines. In addition to increasing the lifespan of your clothes, you will use less energy, reduce utility costs and the overall impact on the environment.

How to maintain are certain delicate fabrics?

Washing in cold or semi-cold water is the best choice for all brightly colored clothes, in order to preserve its durability and preserve the fibers – just as is the case with silk, which is most often dyed in various colors or wool, which is susceptible to shrinking.

In contrast to colored clothes, white underwear is called delicate, not only because of its whiteness and susceptibility to easy coloring, but also because of the fiber structure. The white wardrobe is usually made of cotton, natural fibers that gather and retain bacteria and other microorganisms easily.

Such issues are best solved in hot water, which is why we boil white baby clothes, diapers, intimate underwear, towels, and even kitchen towels.

Now, we will focus only on those most often used in the laundry net:


Be sure to wash them in cold water with a little liquid detergent. Do not spin and dry in the washing machine. Air dry, but not in direct sunlight.


Like other delicate laundry, it would be advisable to wash them in lukewarm water using a mild detergent. Machine drying is not recommended.


Maintenance depends a lot on the type of silk, so it is recommended that you carefully study which silk type you are washing. If it is not explicitly stated that it can be washed in the machine, wash it by hand – with water and a mild detergent, do not rub it roughly and rinse it with cold water. Some types of silk must dry cleaned. Silk is made up of protein fibers, and many washing powders contain additives to remove stains of protein origin. So, take extra notice when choosing the right type of powder.


You can wash linen in the washing machine at very low temperatures and using the program for delicate laundry and delicate materials, featured on Tesla washing machines.

Let linen clothes dry naturally, hanging or laid on a flat surface.


We recommend washing polyester garments at 40° C. You can use the washing machine and tumble dry at a lower temperature.

The clothes we wear for training, such as stretchy leggings, shorts and T-shirts, are also washed in lukewarm water due to the composition of smooth materials, such as lyocell, viscose and the like. You will remove sweat particles very easily with a little detergent, and the fibers will not stretch.

The washing machine plays an important role!

With all previous advice, it is very important that you have a real “ally” in your home in the fight against dirty laundry, which will not only make this thankless job easier and faster, but also save you time and money.

Take a look at some great features of the Tesla washing machine at this link.

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We hope that this text will make it easier for you to wash your favorite pieces of delicate wardrobe and extend its lifespan. 😊


Advantages and Disadvantages of Cotton and Polyester Fabrics

It’s important to us that garment decorators know the advantages and disadvantages of cotton and polyester fabrics, and of course the cotton/polyester blended fabrics.

There are pros and cons to both types. Knowing those facts will help you narrow down which fabric type is best for your clients.

Cotton is the most widely used natural fabric for apparel manufacturing across the world. Being a natural fiber, cotton is a renewable resource and is biodegradable.

Natural fibers, as opposed to synthetic like polyester, tend to be more expensive and isn’t the best option when trying to keep costs down for promotional items.

The greatest advantages of cotton is it’s breathability. In hot weather, it’s a great option for keeping your body cool. Even though it may hold moisture longer than polyester, in hot weather, this actually becomes a way to keep your body cool.

When choosing this fabric for your next order, keep in mind the end use of  the apparel.

Are you decorating for athletes who need a breathable, flexible fabric? Or are you decorating for electricians or welders who need a fabric that will not melt to their skin if it comes in contact with sparks? You will find that cotton is the best option for these professions.

As we mentioned, cotton can hold it’s fair share of moisture, which can be a problem for heat-applied transfers. The reason is because moisture is released as steam as the heat press raises it to a high temperature.

Not removing enough of the moisture will cause the adhesive to not attach to the fabric fibers properly. Your solution is to pre-press your fabric a little longer than normal to ensure all moisture is removed from the fabric before applying your transfer.

Advantages of Cotton

  • Natural fibers free of chemicals
  • Breathable – Great option for hot weather
  • Hypoallergenic and does not irritate skin
  • Burns as opposed to melts like polyester

Our best-selling transfer type for cotton is Goof Proof.

Disadvantages of Cotton

  • Expensive
  • Natural fibers wear down faster
  • Holds moisture longer (can be an advantage in hot weather)
  • Prone to shrinking

Polyester, being a synthetic fiber, is a less expensive option and has many benefits that cotton does not. It has strong fibers that do not wear down as quickly, while being flexible and resistant to wrinkles and shrinking. Unlike cotton, polyester dries quickly which makes it perfect for colder weather and sports where you don’t want moist fabric against your skin.

Polyester is very popular among athletes for it’s moisture-wicking properties, strong fibers, and light weight feel. For heat printers, taking precaution when decorating polyester is a must.

It is usually temperature sensitive, so low temperature heat transfers like Elasti Prints are needed to reduce or prevent scorching.

Polyester also has a tendency to cause dye migration between the fabric dye and the decoration.

Advantages of Polyester

  • Strong
  • Flexible
  • Dries quickly
  • Resists wrinkles and shrinking
  • Inexpensive

Disadvantages of Polyester

  • Tends to stick to perspiring skin
  • Not as breathable
  • Temperature sensitive
  • Subject to dye migration

So what is the answer? Cotton or poly?

Cotton/Polyester blends are the best of both worlds. Take the breathability and natural feel of cotton and mix it with the strong, flexible and more cost effective properties of polyester.

No wonder a 50/50 shirt is the most popular choice among garment decorators. A nice 50/50 cotton/poly shirt like Port & Company Core Blend Tee PC55 or Gildan DryBlend 50/50 t-shirt 8000 will offer you a great quality t-shirt with the benefits of both cotton and polyester fabrics.

Browse all blank t-shirts now.

There are many brands to choose from at low, wholesale prices with no minimums.




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