Do You Know Your Canvas Bags Can Be Washed?

Busy lives, hectic schedules, growing globalisation and pollution has increased environmental concerns and people are more concerned to look for organic materials and green products. They have started to work on the idea of green to such an extent that they have even started to consider taking their personal fabric bags at the time of going to shopping.  

Canvas is considered to be prime fabric that can be used for shopping calico bags wholesale in Australia because they are pretty sturdy enough for holding some weight, it can even last for longer period of time and can be reused too. So don’t worry if your canvas bags get dirty because of frequent trips to shopping and their continuous usage as their cleaning is not so difficult. Firstly, all of the structural pieces should be removed from your bag like the vinyl covered. You should also remember to take off the cardboard’s flat piece which may fit in the bottom of bags. 

Take a shallow bowl and fill it with water, then dip some part of your canvas bag for checking the colourfastness. Make sure to check the colourfastness to save your bag from discolouration or any mishap. You should allow the dipped part of bag to remain wet and sit in water for ten minutes or couple of more minutes. Then check out the colour of water that whether any dye has bled in it or not. Wring the wet part of jute bag on the paper towel, check thoroughly if the dye actually bleed out on the towel, then it must not be colourfast. If its not colourfast, then just clean the spot instead of washing it whole because it will save the bag from getting spoiled by spreading its dyes all over. The colours will even get damage if you wash it with any other materials or liquids. Moreover, completely skip this step if you have white or bleached canvas bags. 

Removers of Laundry stains like bar soaps of laundry can be used for pretreating the stains on your canvas bags. For usage, wet the edge of laundry soap and then rub it on the spot or the stain. Follow directions of manufacturers for removing the stains perfectly with any other kind of stain removers. You can simply wash the plain and simple canvas bags in machines. Rinse them off and you are done if they are with no decorative accessories sewn on them. Other features that are plain, colourfast or can be damaged must also be avoided. Consider the inside tag for determining the ideal washing settings for your canvas bags. 

Scrub your bag if you cannot machine wash it. Soft scrubbing brush can be used after dipping it in mild detergent mixed in warm water.  Wring out excessive water and with circular motion clean the soiled part. Take care of the area that cannot be washed. Do not dry in machine until its tag stated it else let the bag dry with air on the clothesline. For more information, please log on to https://www.alburyenvirobags.com.au/our-range/styles/folding-bags/

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