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Kris Sherwood
(Tuskadero) - F

Locale: Washington State
Washing Tyvek on 05/22/2010 15:21:44 MDT Print View

I know I have read about washing Tyvek on the forum before but cannot find it. I am going to use a sheet of it for a ground cloth and think I remember hearing if you wash it, it will soften it up and make it a little less "loud".

Is this true?

If so, can anyone give me washing instructions? Cold water? With soap? Tumble dry?

I feel like these are dumb questions...but oh well!


JJ Mathes
(JMathes) - F

Locale: Southeast US
washing tyvek on 05/22/2010 15:27:30 MDT Print View

when I've washed Tyvek I just put it in the machine and wash normal cycle, no detergent, hang to air dry. Sometimes it takes a couple of cycles and this is one time when top loading machines works better than front loaders.

Kris Sherwood
(Tuskadero) - F

Locale: Washington State
Washint Tyvek on 05/22/2010 16:07:14 MDT Print View

Great! Thanks.