If washing is necessary, you should use a low-temperature setting. It's all about being cost-effective: washing at 60°C consumes 1.3 kWh, while washing at 40°C is about 0.7 kWh. But 30°C only uses 0.4 kWh! Today's washing machines and detergents are very efficient, even at 30°, which is the perfect temperature for everyday laundry that isn't very dirty. For clothes worn by someone who's been ill (e.g. after a stomach bug) and for fabrics that cannot be washed at 60°, a few seconds of hygienic steam is enough to eliminate pathogenic micro-organisms.
Finally, prepare to iron by sorting out your laundry beforehand: start with the most delicate fabrics that require a moderate ironing temperature. Continue with the most resistant fabrics, such as denim, cotton or linen, which require a very hot iron and steam. Then, unplug your appliance for the remaining, lighter pieces that do not require any steam.
And one last tip: to shorten the time it takes to iron, place your ironed clothes on hangers and fold them after the iron has been turned off.
As the owner of a Laurastar product, you have the opportunity to join Le Club Laurastar and receive a number of advantages by email as well as a voucher that is valid on our entire site. Enjoy it now!
The voucher will only be generated if the purchase date of the appliance is within the last 6 months. Only one offer is valid per product.