Faux fur is fast becoming an acceptable desirable alternative to using real animal fur. Imitation or faux fur throw blanket serves two purposes: the fashion and warmth. Dirt and dust tend to cling easily and accumulate in faux fur. A faux fur item, such as a throw blanket often come with a label recommend dry cleaning only, so cleaning of your faux fur throw blanket can be expensive. Instead, use a few household items to keep your faux fur throw blanket clean. Never use hot water, as this can change the shape of the coat.
Place your throw blanket in water, dirty side down. Let throw cushion soak in water and detergent to no more than 10 to 15 minutes. Check out your faux fur throw blanket for any signs of stains or dirt after 10-15 minutes. You will need to gently scrubbing what are back using your hands. Be careful at this point, because your faux fur blanket is waterlogged, so it will be heavy. Hold the blanket up by one side and let the excess water drain out. Set your machine for centrifugation. If the machine starts to agitate or jump, turn it off and empty the water. Centrifugation helps remove excess water from the faux fur blanket.
Place the pad into a shower rod or a strong clothesline to dry. Make sure that the rod or clothesline can keep the weight. Shift the faux fur throw blanket over the rod and stroke the coat to restore the pile and the shape of the pad. It may take 24 to 48 hours to dry the pad indoors. Use only a top-load washing machine. Front load machines cause too much turbulence and can damage the faux fur. Use a cleaning fluid on stains before cleaning and rinsing. Have a mock stone first to ensure that no damage has been done on the material.