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      07-09-2006, 08:38 PM   #1
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Bounce with microfiber towels?

So I was washing all of my MF towels and my wife not knowing any better put a sheet of bounce (fabric softener) - in the dryer to with the towels.

I know everyone has said not to use the liquid fabric softener... what are ill-effects of dry bounce sheets on the towels (in terms of chemicals, etc)? Do I have to rewash and dry them all?
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YES. Bounce will leave a fabric softener material on your towels that will leave streaks on your paint and glass. You should rewash them and double rinse. Add a cup of white distilled vinegar to the final rinse cycle and they should be good to go.
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+1 rewash it in hot water and do a double rinse if you can, softeners makes fabrics loose there absorbancy also
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And they'll streak. So ya, it's bad.
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Thanks - I rewashed them w/ double rinse and then let them air dry.
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