How do you wash a silk tie?
Accordingly, how do you clean a silk tie at home?
Removing Stubborn Stains
- Lay the tie on a clean, flat surface.
- Cover the stain with a thin layer of Borax, cornstarch or talcum powder.
- Let the tie sit for several hours, so the powder can absorb the stain.
- Wipe the powder off the tie with a towel.
People also ask, can you machine wash a silk tie?
Ties should be either hand-washed or dry-cleaned, depending on the material, and then air-dried to avoid damage. Don't put a silk tie in the washing machine, as it's bound to destroy it beyond recognition.
Cornflour or talcum powder soak up greasy stains. Lay your stained tie flat and apply a layer of powder to the offending blot. Leave it overnight, then brush off the cornflour. Repeat the process until you can no longer see the mark.