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Dress Pants are a Lint Magnet

How do I get my clothes from being a lint and hair magnet? I'll clean them off with a lint roller, but before I get out the door I've got all kinds of stuff all over them again.

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By Sara (Guest Post)
February 4, 20090 found this helpful

Try spraying with static guard.

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February 4, 20090 found this helpful

To stop lint from clinging, simply take a fabric softener dryer sheet & lightly wipe it over your clothes. This will stop static cling. It's best to use an already used dryer sheet, this way you won't get any residue on your clothes. A second option is to make a "non-wrinkle-non-static cling" spray. Just take about a cup of water & a cup of rubbing alcohol or vodka & to this add about an ounce of liquid fabric softener & put this into a (well-marked) spray bottle & shake it up, then spray this lightly on to your clothes.

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It not only stops static cling it helps remove wrinkles. (The alcohol is added to help the solution dry quicker)

* I've found one of the best ways to get lint off of my clothes is to use an old-fashioned REGULAR bristle hair brush & simply brush your pants. This works especially well on fleece fabrics, but I've used an old fashioned bristle brush on many kinds of fabrics including knits, wovens & fleece as well as fluffy "poodle" fabrics.

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By Melly (Guest Post)
February 16, 20090 found this helpful

You can also try a rubber industrial glove. Just wipe it straight on the fabric as if you were wiping down a counter. I tried this with a set of gloves I got from Dollar Tree and it completely got the cat hairs off my chair.

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