About moths, wrinkles and ironing


How should shirt be ironed? Oops, why is there a little hole here – it can’t be moths. How do I get rid of them? You’ll find the answers you’re looking for here.

How to prevent clothes from wrinkling when they tumble dry: Dry in tumble dryer

When you tumble dry a permanent press shirt in a Gorenje machine, you get a wrinkle-free shirt – even when you’re not standing at the machine’s door waiting to pull out the clothing when it is done. Partly because the dryer adds cold air immediately after the clothing is dry. And partly because the dry clothing go round in the dryer every 5 minutes for up to an hour after the cycle finishes.

How to dry clothes for a family that suffers from pollen allergies: Use the dryer

A tumble dryer is a priceless help when you need to dry clothes in a home with allergy sufferers. Especially if you are allergic to pollen – because if you are, then it is a bad idea to dry clothing outdoors during pollen season.

Pollen will get on the clean clothes and enter the home with the clothing. With a tumble dryer, you are also free from drying clothes in the bathroom ”in emergency situation”.

How to keep moths from moving into your clothes: Dry lemon or orange rinds

Here’s a trick for the easy going that will only clean the closet once a year: Spread dry lemon or orange rinds between the clothes and shoes in closets and drawers. Change the rinds a couple of times a year.

How to get rid of moths and pamper your nose at the same time: Pluck lavender
Most people will agree that lavender smells great. But moths disagree. They absolutely detest the smell. So, it you want your clothes to be moth free, we recommend you put a handful of lavender in a piece of muslin (fine woven fabric of wool) and make it into a bag. Make several of these so you can have a bag for various drawers and closets. Besides keeping moths away from your clothing, the lavender satchels spread a romantic smell to the closets and clothes.

How to iron your shirt: Follow this iron guide

Always start with the smallest part: Collar, cuffs, arms and lastly “the body”. If you don’t have a steam iron, you can use a spray bottle or a damp cloth/handkerchief that you lay over the part you are ironing.
1. Unfold the collar and iron both sides of the collar. 2. Iron the cuffs inside and out. 3. Iron both sides of the arms. Lay the arms so that the ironing crease runs along the stitching. 4. Iron shoulder pieces. 5. Iron both front panels, between buttons and the pocket. 6. Iron the back.

How to avoid wrinkled clothes on a business trip: Clothes wrinkled from being packed 

Try hanging the wrinkled garment in the bathroom and turn on the hot water. Close all doors and windows in the bathroom. It is the steam from the hot water that seeps into the clothing and removes the wrinkles. In cases of travel without access to a bathroom, bring along an atomiser. Spray the clothing with water and let the garment lay flat until it is dry. Do not hang it up or otherwise it will not straighten itself out.


One. for all you are. SensoCare tumble dryers

Gorenje tumble dryer with SensoCare technology will perfectly match all your laundry needs:

  • Its drum delivers the power of negative ions that make the laundry extra soft, pleasantly smelling, and free of allergens.
  • It also dries the laundry in a way that makes ironing very easy and often not required at all.
  • With GentleCare mode for delicate drying, you can now dry almost all your garments.

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