We know the feeling that comes when you put your brand-new shirt in the dryer, only to have it shrink and transform into something more fitting for your younger daughter. And if you struggle to read and understand your garment care labels, laundry day is more of a stressful experience than a fun one. Luckily, we’re sharing our laundry symbols guide to help you decode everything you need to know about washing, drying and ironing your clothes.
From making sure you pick the right temperature and heat setting for the machine to knowing how to pinpoint what garments should never be bleached or dry cleaned, we take you through all the symbols you should know for the perfect wash day. And if you need more help, check out our step-by-step guide for the best tips and tricks to treat your clothes with care and our handy cheat sheet you can hang and frame in your laundry room.