Certain fabrics need special care. Learn how to clean and care for delicate fabrics and materials, including linen, silk, wool, rayon, and more.

Raincoat laying on a table in the laundry room
It Takes More Than Rain to Clean a Raincoat
Raw denim jeans folded closeup
Do I Wash Raw Denim the Same Way as My Other Jeans?
White linen bedding
Keep Your Linen Bedding Soft, Breathable, and Luxurious
caring for faux leather
Keep Your Faux Leather Clothing Looking Clean and Stylish
silk pillowcases
How to Clean and Care for a Silk Pillowcase
Pink fleece jacket lying on a metal drying rack
Hate Pilling on Fleece? Learn How to Wash Your Fleece Jacket Correctly
Yellow, green, blue and black down coats hanging on white metal hanger
Keep Your Down Coat or Vest Clean, Fluffy, and Smelling Fresh
Brown and tan wool coats laid on white surface next to tan wool scarf, soft-bristled brush and glass on white cloth
Learn How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Wool Coat
Gray velcro strap held up with pliers with string attached to velcro
Get a Grip on How to Clean Up Velcro Fasteners
White leather chair with brown stains next to houseplant
Keep Your White Leather Looking Fabulous
yoga mat hanging on a fence
Clean and Sanitize Your Icky Yoga Mat for Peace of Mind and Body
Someone cleaning brown leather shoes with a brush
How to Clean Moldy Leather Clothes and Shoes
A pair of gray modal pajamas
How to Wash Modal Clothes
Red football uniforms being cleaned and hung up to dry next to wicker laundry basket
How to Wash Football Uniforms
Black and blue embroidered clothing on white marbled surface with cotton swabs and detergent
Keep Your Embroidered Clothes and Accessories Looking Great
Tan Ugg boots in a doorway
How to Clean and Care for Ugg Sheepskin Boots
A variety of athletic wear and cleaning materials
How to Wash Elastane (Spandex) Clothing
A stained straw handbag by other accessories
Keep Your Straw and Fabric Handbags Looking Great
A brown fur coat on a hanger
How to Clean and Care for a Natural Fur Coat
Stack of clothes
What Are You Really Wearing? Types of Fabric A to Z
Someone hand-washing faux fur trim
How to Wash Faux Fur Coats and Trim
Someone cleaning a stain on a tie
How to Clean and Care for Silk Ties
Orange button-downed acetate shirt folded by hand
How to Wash Acetate and Triacetate Clothes
White chef coat hanging on hook
How Great Chefs Keep Their Chef Coats So White
Team jerseys air drying next to cleaning materials and laundry basket
How to Wash a Team Jersey
linen blouse
Don't Ruin Your Shirt! Here's How to Wash 10 Natural Fiber Fabrics
closeup of a beaded blouse
Learn How to Wash Clothes With Sequins, Beads or Metallic Accents
A wool sweater with an iron and other cleaning materials
What's the Best Way to Iron Wool Clothes?
Pillows on a bed with detergent and dryer balls
Sleep Soundly with Clean Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
Black and gray compression garments held in hand next to glass of water and clothing pins
How to Wash Compression Garments to Make Them Last
hockey jersey
There's No Hat Trick Necessary for a Clean Hockey Uniform
Yellow metallic jacket folded on left arm being held up
Keep the Sparkle and Shine in Lamé or Metallic Clothes
Someone cleaning a leather purse
How to Clean and Care for Leather and Faux Leather Purses
White lab coat being rubbed together with laundry detergent bottle on side
Keep Your Lab Coat Looking Great
A workout top hanging from a white sink
How to Wash High-Performance Activewear
Someone washing feather bed pillows
How to Wash and Dry Feather Bed Pillows
cleaning combat boots
Keep Your Suede Combat Boots Ready for Inspection
shaping a knit hat
How to Keep Your Knit and Crochet Hats Looking Great
Dark yoga pants folded on a yoga mat on a wooden floor
Help Your Leggings and Yoga Pants Look Better and Last Longer
Someone cleaning a brown felt hat
How to Clean and Care for a Felt Stetson Hat
Acrylic knitted sweater with care labels being shown
Keep Your Acrylic Clothes Clean and Looking Great
Clean bed sheets folded and sitting on a white bedspread.
Are Your Sheets and Bed Linens Really Clean?
Leather jacket being cleaned with white cloth in hand
How to Clean Your Leather Jacket and Keep It Looking Great
Synthetic fabric clothing hanging on black hangers with various colors
How to Keep Synthetic Fabric Clothes Looking Great
oil stain on a nylon garment
How to Keep Your Nylon Clothes Stain Free and Looking Great
Wool socks laid on cloth towel to air dry
How to Wash and Dry Wool Socks
hood with natural fur trim
How to Care for Natural Fur and Faux Fur Hats
Folded corduroy next to detergent bottle, soft bristled brush and lint roller
Keep Your Cords Looking Great and Feeling Soft
ironing board and linen clothes
Tips and Tricks for Ironing Linen Clothes
DIY wool wash
Use This Trick to Keep Your Wool Clothing Clean
Tan fabric with floral cross-stitching
How to Clean Cross-Stitch Pieces Safely
Pleated shirt
How to Iron Pleated Shirts and Skirts, Ruffles, and Ruching
Black and blue brocade fabric dress with floral design
What is Brocade Fabric and How Do I Clean It?
White damask dress next to red damask folded fabric next to clothing iron and cleaning materials
Learn How to Keep Damask Linens and Clothes Looking Great
White lace clothing hand-washed in white bowl with water
What to Know About Lace in the Laundry
Light and dark brown suede leather hats mounted on white wall next to book shelf
Keep Your Cool Leather Hat Looking Great
Silk scarves in a laundry basket
How to Clean and Care for Silk Scarves
satin garment on a drying rack
Keep Your Satin Clothes and Sheets Silky
Black Olefin sock
Everything You Need to Know About Washing Olefin Clothes
Man swinging golf club with two golf carts nearby
Use These Tips When Removing Stains From Khaki Clothes