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Care Instructions

 

 Loving your home means taking good care of what you put in it. At Great Bay Home, we craft strong, durable products that are easy to wash, dry, and put back to work in no time. We make home care fast and simple so you can spend your time doing what you do best - tending to the ones you love.

  

Washing Care Instructions

 

 

 

Bath Towels 

 

Do

  • Machine wash warm using only a little detergent.
  • Use vinegar instead of fabric softener.
  • Tumble dry low. Toss in a tennis ball.

 

Don’t

  • Do not use harsh detergents.
  • Don’t overstuff the washer or dryer.
  • Be sure not to leave towels in the dryer after they’ve dried.


Bath Mats


Do

  • Vacuum regularly.
  • Blot with damp cloth using cold water and a mild detergent to clean spills.
  • Air dry flat.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Don’t dry clean.
  • Never wash with hot water.


Shower Curtains


Do

  • Machine wash cold.
  • Mix borax or baking soda with powdered laundry detergent (50/50).
  • Tumble dry.
  • Apply a warm iron while the fabric is still wet to remove wrinkles.

 

Don’t

  • Never bleach.
  • Don’t dry on a very hot setting.

Sheet Sets


Do

  • Wash on a gentle cycle.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Remove from the dryer immediately to avoid wrinkles and creases.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Never wash with hot water.
  • Avoid over-drying.

Sheet Sets (all fabrics)


Do

  • Wash on a gentle cycle.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Remove from the dryer immediately to avoid wrinkles and creases.
  • To brighten white sheets, use half a cup of lemon juice in the washer.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Never wash with hot water.
  • Avoid over-drying.



Quilt Sets


Do

  • Machine wash warm.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Warm iron if needed.

 

Don’t

  • Do not set the washer above the gentle cycle.
  • Never use fabric softener.
  • Don’t be afraid to add a dryer ball or tennis ball to the dryer.

Comforters


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Add a tennis ball or dryer ball to the dryer.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t store in a plastic bag.
  • Never wash in hot water.
  • Do not bleach.

Blankets (all fabrics)


Do

  • Machine wash on a gentle cycle.
  • Use cold water.
  • Line dry or use a no-heat setting on the dryer.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t wash in hot water.
  • Never dry with heat.
  • Do not bleach.

Pillowcases


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Use a mild detergent.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t wash in hot water.
  • Do not bleach.
  • Use a basic sewing kit to repair any minor damage.

Pillow Protectors


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.

Mattress Pads


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Remove promptly.
  • Consider drying your mattress pad in the sun or adding a tennis ball to the dryer.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t wash in hot water.
  • Do not bleach.

Mattress Protectors


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Remove promptly.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t iron.
  • Do not bleach.
  • Never store a mattress protector that is not fully dry.

Mattress Encasements


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Tumble dry low.
  • Remove promptly.

 

Don’t

  • Don’t iron.
  • Do not bleach.
  • Never dry clean.

Slipcovers


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Drip dry, or tumble dry low.
  • Turn inside out to iron if needed.
  • Spot clean with water and a sponge.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Never dry at high temperatures.

Furniture Protectors


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Drip dry, or tumble dry low.
  • Turn inside out to iron if needed.
  • Spot clean with water and a sponge.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Never dry at high temperatures.

Throw Blankets


Do

  • Machine wash.
  • Wash separately in cold water .
  • Line dry or air puff dry.

 

Don’t

  • Do not bleach.
  • Never dry at high temperatures.
  • No need to dry clean.