Here’s what those mysterious symbols on your laundry tags really mean

We’ve all seen the mysterious symbols on our laundry, but I’m pretty sure that you don’t know what they all mean. Sometimes we buy new clothes, new pants, new jacket and we are looking for the laundry tags to determine if we need to hand our new pants over the dry cleaner, or we can just simply put them in the washing machine with the rest of our clothes. You’ve probably seen the weird dots and squiggles as well – suggesting some subtle variation in the standard wash instructions? Well, to be honest, it’s king of a mysterious language of its own.

But, you shouldn’t be worried, because in this article we are going to show you what these mysterious symbols on your laundry tags really mean. You can use this handy guide to decode those arcane symbols on your laundry tags. Your cashmere sweaters don’t have to be shrunken ever again. And no more rumpled khakis. Your clothes will be washed exactly the way you want them to be washed, keeping them looking their finest for longer.

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Well, to tumble dry or not to tumble dry? Just take a look at the graphic bellow to see what those mysterious symbols are telling you and you will know the answer. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share with your friends and family.

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