1.Before storage, it needs air-drying. It only can be packed and stored after the temperature goes back to normal;
2.Keep storage environment clean and avoid dust;
3.Place in cool and ventilated areas to avoid moisture instead of plastic bag, in case moisture is blocked for a long time and lower mulberry silk quality;
4.Avoid high temperature in strong light, otherwise it will cause the silk to be brittle and broken, and lose a pearl-like luster;
5.Avoid heavy pressure, so as not to affect the rebound and shagginess of silk;
6.Do not add the chemical agents such as camphor pill, deodorant and insecticide.
How to use and maintain
1.Use: The silk comforter should be covered with duvet cover before using to sleep, otherwise it is easily contaminated with dust and stains. Do not sleep on the comforter or wrap it under your body, so that you can keep the silk feeling fluffy. Kids should be prevented from bed-wetting and jumping on the comforter.
2.Cleaning: For bedding cover, please wash in cold water. While silk comforter can not be washed with water, dry-cleaned, chlorine bleached or ironed. If stained, you had better go to a professional dry cleaner for local wiping with special detergent, then dry under low temperature to prevent fabric shrinking. If the stain is not big, you can just gently wipe with a neutral detergent.
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3.Drying: Hang out the new silk comforter in the air for two days if there is a smell of silkworm pupa. Silk comforter should be air-dried every one to two weeks, with an appropriate period of one to two hours. Do not put the silk comforter in strong sunlight for a long time, which may lead to silk breaking. Hand patting after sunbathing to keep fluffy.
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4.Storage: Air-drying before storage to eliminate moisture inside. Do not store in a hot and humid environment or in the plastic bag to prevent silk wetting which may cause peculiar smell, warmth and breath-ability loss. To avoid pressure, do not stack heavy objects on the silk comforter to avoid thinning and hardening. Chemical drugs such as camphor pills, which may contaminate silk, should not be used.
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