About 100 years ago washing was done by hand. But as early as the beginning of the twentieth century the first washing machines were developed and significantly simplified the daily routine of housewives. Since then, many technological innovations that represented fundamental milestone in laundry care have been developed by Miele. Here, in addition to interesting information on materials, we offer you numerous tips for stain removal and explain the meaning of the care symbols. Our wish is for you to have clean and stain-free laundry at all times!
Textiles and their care
You have more than likely stood in front of a mound of laundry and asked yourself - what can I wash together and more importantly, how do I wash it? In most cases it turns out well, but occasionally there is an unpleasant surprise. Your favourite pieces shrank or became discoloured. In essence, the nature of textile fibres determines their care. For this reason, certain ground rules should be observed. In this chapter we clearly describe the most important fabric types and their care so that you can start a programme in the future with peace of mind.
Oh no! A stain. No need to panic. The guide to laundry care contains valuable tips on stain removal. Here you will find out what perhaps your grandmother always knew: how to remove stubborn stains. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee stain removal without a trace, but we can assure you that you will always have a recommendation available on how to rescue your clothing. And perhaps the nerve-wracking stain will have a happy ending after all.
Whether washing, drying, ironing or dry-cleaning: there are signs and symbols for everything that convey certain dos and don'ts. Here we explain the most common care symbols of your laundry and clothing to you so that you can care for your textiles in the best possible way.