A fabric defuzzer shaves off those little fuzzies or lint pills that build up on clothes and other textiles over time. I bought this one from Conair off Amazon. It's worked really well so far. Just make sure to lay the fabric on a hard and flat surface, and move the defuzzer slowly over the fabric because it can get caught and pull the textile or make a small hole if used too quickly or on an uneven surface. Oh, and use a more powerful battery e.g. alkaline AA batteries.
I feel like there's no point in making something if it doesn't get worn. If I have an item that's more delicate (like a single ply sweater), then I'll take into consideration what I'm planning to do that day. Ditto if I'm doing something where I'm likely to spill staining things on clothing.
If you're nervous - maybe try wearing them around the house first? Hand knit socks are wonderful on cold winter days and often I'll wear shawls wrapped around myself like a blanket when it's cold inside.
As far as keeping them in the best condition, I try and be gentle when washing - avoid machine drying when possible, don't stretch them out of shape when they're wet, etc. A good sweater depiller (I like the Gleener) can also help keep things looking nice.
Also, honestly I think visible mending is pretty darn (pun intended...) cool, so I'm not afraid of wearing holes in things.
Today is the day I grew cojones and used a fabric shaver on my oldest align leggings.
Before we get started, a couple confessions:
•I wear my aligns for almost everything. Lifting in the gym, going out to run errands, around the house, and (please don’t kill me) even cardio.
•If anyone has seen my fit pics you know ya girl has got some thighs. I can’t help it, even my jeans fall apart on the inner seams after years of wear. Chafing, amirite? 😩
Because I yam who I yam I just chalk the pilling up to normal wear and tear. It doesn’t bother me like it bothers other people. They’re clothes that are meant to be worn, and I wear the ish out of mine.
Anyway, I bought a fabric shaver 4 months ago with the intention of using them to de-pill sweaters and some of my leggings. It has sat in my laundry room since then because I’ve been too scared to use it on my precious Nulu. But alas, today I took the plunge. My thighs had already worn down most of the thread in the area so I figured it couldn’t get much worse. Quite frankly, I can’t even figure out how the damn pieces of fabric are still sewn together.
Image 1 is the fabric shaver I used (link), Image 2 is one leg before, Image 3 is the same leg after, and Image 4 is a side-by-side of legs of the same pant. IT WORKED Y’ALL! I am so pleased with the result! 10/10 will do again with other pairs.
I do feel the responsibility to tell anyone thinking of doing this to err on the side of caution and only do this on pairs you’re willing to part with. I was about to give these away anyway and would likely not touch my other pairs until they are as bad as these were.
I got this one from Conair :)
Conair Fabric Defuzzer - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368?ref=yo_pop_ma_share
This is the exact one I bought!
Edit: you do have to clean it after ever couple pieces of clothing you shave but it works very well and it's not too hard to clean :)
Cop one of these and that sweater and any future sweaters will look fresh af
Darn Tough Socks have become the go-to brand for good merino wool socks (and they are great), but Smartwool socks have been doing me right for many years. And Thorlos, Fox River, REI brand: I personally prefer mid-to-heavyweight merino wool blend crew length hiking socks above all other socks and will take them in any brand so long as they are a size small. I've finally thrown out every sock that isn't actually sized properly to my small feet and I'll never go back!
Sweater shaver or fabric depiller This is the Gleener set - it's manual and comes with the 3 different heads for depilling different fabrics. I own a couple of electric depillers: one is Brookstone and the other is Conair. Both work ok but not great and both eat batteries like crazy. They also just take longer than using the Gleener. However, for whatever reason it is more fun to use the electric kind.
Magnetic Hematite Wraparound Necklace I bought similar ones a few years ago as stocking stuffers because I thought they seemed fun, like an alternative to cuff bracelets. What I did not consider was that they can be put on and taken off by people who have trouble with clasps or who have arthritis, and a couple of months ago some older ladies in my family asked me to get them some, too. TBH, I was a little concerned about them wrapping them too tightly and causing circulation problems, and I walked them through how to put them on carefully. They went BANANAS for these things.
I have one of these. It works great.
a lint brush
Eudae pills like mad. This is mostly caused by friction of any sort (in my experience). So I get this along the bum/back even with gentle washing because of friction vs. office chairs and such.
If you're in the states and have a top-loading washer, you're gonna have a bad time. Otherwise use wool/gentle cycle and hang dry - it won't completely avoid it, but it helps slow it.
There's "pill shavers" that can trim these off if they get too bad. e.g. - https://www.amazon.com/Conair-Fabric-Defuzzer-Battery-Operated/dp/B008I25368
I use this conair de-fuzzer from amazon and it makes it super easy! However depending on how pilled the item is sometimes there’s just no saving it unfortunately
Omg when this happens to my aligns I use a “depiller” aka fabric shaver and it basically looks brand new!!
fabric shaver on amazon
I swear by my Conair defuzzer!
Check out the Linteater (Gardus RLE202 LintEater 10-Piece Rotary Dryer Vent Cleaning System https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0014CN8Y8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_A9OJBbB2KXJDC)
Yes, it is made for cleaning dryer vents but it comes with a cutter attachment (shown in one the pictures) and can be used to clean out things like gutters. Might work for your case depending on how far you need it to extend.
As someone with several cats, trust me, get a fabric shaver. Basically it cuts extended fabric, works great on clothes, blankets, cushions, etc. https://www.amazon.com/Conair-Fabric-Defuzzer-Battery-Operated/dp/B008I25368
Not a tip for avoiding, but I have a really cool (and really cheap) tool that shaves them off making the pants look brand new. I usually do it every couple months and my sweats and sweaters always look fresh.
Something like this one on Amazon for $15. https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_glt_i_M2DCRQVYSG5G08CABH99?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
They're incredibly handy to have around (as you can see from the almost 50,000 reviews on that specific one).
oof unfortunately polyester is just.... like that. I find it's really prone to pilling from any wear/use/friction. I would definitely try air drying instead of tumble drying and see if that keeps it from pilling further. you could also get a fabric shaver, I've had this one for a couple years now and really like that it's adjustable for different fabric naps.
I personally usethis one, but I have long and twisted, and completely not code compliant vents. Most people can get away with very simple ones, but I can't recommend one, since I haven't used one. The search words are "dryer vent cleaning kit"
Mine is contains flexible hard rods that screw into each other, and a brush at the end that screws on top of those connected rods. The rods are then put into the grip of a drill and slowly rotate. Word to the wise, if the rod isn't in the vent, it will whip around and hurt pretty badly if it hits your limb. Don't ask me how I know, it's embarrassing
Fabric shaver from Amazon (conair brand). I always use mine on my aligns but in the dullest option since aligns are delicate!
conair fabric shaver
This is the age where most dogs shed their puppy fur , which will get better! It's not a great indicator for their adult fur. That being said, I think there's not too much more you can do other than what you're already doing.
We add fur zappers to our washing machine and it definitely helps a lot with the hair. I'm sure there are other bands or similar products that are cheaper if that's something you'd like to try out. I find the shedding much more manageable in adult dogs, outside of the coat change twice a year there's really not that much hair.
This one is a little more expensive, but has some useful attachments. You disconnect the vent from the dryer, hook up a vacuum to that end, then use the brush to clean from the other end. It gets everything.
Get a depiller to clean it up until you decide whether to reupholster or not.
If the problem is just pilling from wear you can buy a fabric shaver like this one, it’s the best! Especially if you actually love the pants. 😊
Those tools are awesome! I got this one from amazon, it’s cheap, but works so well. I managed to fix up two jackets with this. One jacket that had been piling for over two years & another that just started to slightly & they look brand new!
I use this and it’s the most satisfying tool. Gleener Ultimate Fuzz Remover Fabric Shaver & Lint Brush | Adjustable Depiller for Clothes & Furniture (Slate Blue) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KIUX30G/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_M7E9MEHM81MAHP6C7XXM
I personally use this one, but I have long and twisted, and completely not code compliant vents. Most people can get away with very simple ones, but I can't recommend one, since I haven't used one. The search words are "dryer vent cleaning kit"
Most pros have a vacuum port setup that allows you to hook a shop vac up then "bursh" and vacuum at the same time. Even some of the cheap DIY kits include an adapter. I suspect most pros don't bother when cleaning the outside, but then you usually don't get nearly this much lint!
You're very welcome! I have two and they have held up well the past several months. But you'll definitely want to get a "sweater shaver" to deal with the pilling if you don't have one already. If you don't put it out you might not need one, but if you use it at all, or even just leave it out for decoration you definitely will want something for it.
Well done bruh. Take a pill shaver to the knit cap my dude. Otherwise it's a good look!
Conair makes an electronic version, it has three settings so this shouldn’t happen. However I was heavy handed on a lighter weight sweater and cut a tiny hole in it. So just be mindful of how much pressure you apply. I love mine, 10 out of 10 would recommend.
It’s called pilling. Here’s a good guide for preventing it from happening: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/institute/a19518/tips-preventing-clothing-pilling/
It can be addressed with a fabric shaver: Conair White Battery Operated Fabric Defuzzer-Shaver, Regular https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_FGFTFb5C43S68?psc=1
I asked a Lulu educator and she said this is the one they use at her store for de-pilling!
Nulu is a delicate fabric that is more prone to pilling so investing in this when you own Nulu products is a good idea :)
Hmm, never had a problem with mine. I think you have a bad shaver. I have this, cheap and performs well Conair Fabric Defuzzer - Shaver; Battery Operated; White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_tPIBFb17C9KHJ
buy lint rollers in bulk... https://www.amazon.com/Scotch-Brite-Roller-5-Rollers-95-Sheets-Sheets/dp/B002DQ6EU4/
I have one like this style and it's brilliant for getting fur off furniture and carpets. I've got 2 long hair cats and their fur gets stuck on the stair carpet and this is the only thing that gets it up, even the hoover can't touch it. We've had ours a couple of years and it's going strong.
For clothes I recommend the Oxo good grips. It's also plastic but should last for years and works brilliantly.
lint roller & a link for a lint ball remover after you wash them
If that's the case this device may remove the fuzz; https://www.amazon.com/Conair-Fabric-Defuzzer-Battery-Operated/dp/B008I25368/ref=mp_s_a_1_5?crid=3T3X39QM2S06L&keywords=woolen+defuzzer&qid=1649684798&sprefix=woolens+defuzzer%2Caps%2C152&sr=8-5
I have one for sweaters etc, and it does a good job.
If you are sick of buying lint rollers every few weeks there's great alternatives with felt. Even self cleaning ones so you don't have to clean them with your hands.
Something like this, been using mine for 2 years now. Can't recommend them enough
If the lint roller seems to keep tugging the filling from the inside of the jacket, consider either sharp scissors or a fabric shaver, this is one example.
Agreed on this! Depending on your dog's fur texture, this might work too - it works great for our cats, and rubber-bristled brushes don't. You might need to do a little digging to find one that works well. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DF316EC/?th=1
(There's a lot of similar designs, that's just specifically what we have.)
One of my cats in particular has an undercoat which I swear is like sheep's wool. Thick, curly, felts at the drop of a hat and sticks to EVERYTHING. It was kind of a bear to find the right tools to deal with that, but they've helped a lot.
A clothes de-piller would get that looking good super quickly. :)
I have had this for years. It's awesome.
Evercare Magik Brush (Double Sided Lint Pic-Up Brush for Pet Lint & Dust ) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071YSCWBD/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_Y01N1P8EA0HR1Q9A1F30
I've been wondering about this too! The advice you usually hear is, if it's new, a few rain storms will take the edge off the wax. But I'm very interested to hear what others say. I am also considering buying a lint brush, like this: https://www.amazon.com/Evercare-Magik-Brush-Double-Pic-Up/dp/B071YSCWBD/ref=sr_1_6?crid=G0KNVEK7NLO0&keywords=lint+brush&qid=1645396160&sprefix=lint+brush%2Caps%2C94&sr=8-6 but I'm wondering if it will strip off too much of the wax.
Bought this one works way beyond my expectations honestly! That being said, be careful with tin fabrics, I go too excited and broke one of my shirts, haha! 😬
Here ya go!
I was able to apply some pressure while on level 2 and there was no ripping. Worked really quickly too.
Others have mentioned a fabric stone for less plastic waste, and a more expensive fabric shaver which in my opinion is worth the investment if it lasts a long time. Dirty looking clothes now looks new!
I liked using a sweater shaver. You can get them at department stores. Here’s one I found on Amazon. They’ve always worked really well for me. https://www.amazon.com/BEAUTURAL-Defuzzer-2-Speeds-Replaceable-Stainless/dp/B01NAQD0KD#aw-udpv3-customer-reviews_feature_div
Nice! After I killed my little cheap fabric shaver, using it on a flannel blanket, I bought this bad boy. I love that thing! I ended up buying the zip-up case that fits it too.
The reviews on the one I bought have pictures of couches. I would imagine it would work on your couches too. I used level 2 and applied pressure, no rips!
BEAUTURAL Fabric Shaver and Lint Remover, Sweater Defuzzer with 2-Speeds, 2 Replaceable Stainless Steel Blades, Battery Operated, Remove Clothes Fuzz, Lint Balls, Pills, Bobbles https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NAQD0KD/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_G6JABY4P45V868SCGN6P?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I bought this one because I washed a black yarn sweater with one of my coats which has a rip and the stuffing came out and got all over my yarn sweater. Lint roller did nothing to remove the lint.
This is the one I got. I used level 2 for all the sweaters I cleaned and there were no rips even though I applied some pressure.
I went through my closet to find more clothes that I could clean up 😁 it's super satisfying!
This is the one I bought:
BEAUTURAL Fabric Shaver and Lint Remover, Sweater Defuzzer with 2-Speeds, 2 Replaceable Stainless Steel Blades, Battery Operated, Remove Clothes Fuzz, Lint Balls, Pills, Bobbles https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NAQD0KD/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_i_G6JABY4P45V868SCGN6P?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
This is the one we've had for about 12 years now.
This is the one I got https://www.amazon.com/BEAUTURAL-Defuzzer-2-Speeds-Replaceable-Stainless/dp/B01NAQD0KD/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?crid=7J3TWOSQLYGQ&keywords=fabric+shaver&qid=1643837107&sprefix=fabric%2Caps%2C173&sr=8-3
I also have a white dog that sheds like crazy! These things from amazon help a little in the washer although the dryer really gets rid of the pet hair. Just when you think your dog must be going bald for all the fur that is dropping they slow it down. They just blow their coats now and then. Keep sweeping and vacuuming!
My high quality wool yarns pill more than cheaper synthetic yarns!!! I recommend a pill shaver like this one :) Conair Battery Operated Fabric Defuzzer/Shaver, White, Regular https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_GW7GW6GJRXJ1VXRBH39W
Remington Fuzz-Away Fabric Shaver, RTFS-2 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0034BV6KA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_ZNGCXENFK3Q52FMH6HW7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Okay, I lied. It’s $10 on Amazon but I’m sure you can get it even cheaper in person at Walmart, Target or Michaels :)
I love them and wear them nearly every day. I keep lint rollers around my house and one in my car. I don’t get much pilling since I started washing my aligns in a mesh laundry bag with gentle detergent.
But I did buy this fabric shaver to help with any pilling on my older pairs and it works fairly well.
Try using an electric fabric shaver for removing pilling. It works excellent!
I use that on any clothing that has this issue and love it. I’ve never had an issue with it exacerbating any existing issues either.
I have alway had long haired cats and this is a lifesaver: garment brush
It works so much better on pet hair. I just brush myself before putting my stuff in the laundry
I have this one and really like it.
https://www.amazon.com/BEAUTURAL-Defuzzer-2-Speeds-Replaceable-Stainless/dp/B01NAQD0KD?pd_rd_w=fxEDM&pf_rd_p=fe838164-8963-4b55-8b4d-8eb514ffa8b5&pf_rd_r=2GFQNPKQNG8YXDKPK68K&pd_rd_r=f4f9f245-554d-4de3-b6a9-a6dec9c8dfb5&pd_rd_wg=RT... it gets the job done
Not what you asked about but do you have a Gleener sweater shaver? It’s so satisfying and faster, and more ergonomic than the little sweater combs. I think Modern Daily Knitting is where I first learned of it, and I’m sure other yarn stores carry it as well.
Here’s an Amazon link:
Gleener Ultimate Fuzz Remover Fabric Shaver & Lint Brush | Adjustable Depiller for Clothes & Furniture (Slate Blue) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KIUX30G/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_W4HNQCVSZT4JWW4A28GQ
An electric fabric shaver will refresh it if you’re worried about the frizzing and texture!
This one because it’s rechargeable. I returned the last one I got because I was going through AA batteries like crazy (and I always lose rechargeable batteries).
This fabric shaver does a great job. Only down side is you can’t replace the blades. But it’s only around $10 so I replace it every 6 months or so.
Remember to keep fragile and spill-able things higher than tail height.
Hair every where is inevitable. Invest in a dyson or high end vacuum. You’ll be glad you did when you’re not replacing a $100 vacuum every 6 months.
Lastly, get the furzapper things for the wash.
Congrats! I’ve had newfies my entire life and they truly are the best aloof goofy dogs!
Hahahahaha. Ain't no such thing (source: I have a lot of cats)
I use these (I highlight the arrow direction with a paint pen) and these or the ilk. Have been known to bounce sturdy clothing around in the dryer on very low heat with my thrashed "dryer towel" prior to washing. This does remove some hair.
Buy a fabric shaver for the sweater because it will keep pilling. Wash the shirt with white vinegar in the final rinse to remove the lint.
I use one of these. Takes no time at all.
You can buy a sweater pill remover. They are made to pull the little rolled up pilling that happens on wool sweaters.
Rechargeable Fabric Shaver, Magictec Lint Remover Sweater Defuzzer Lints Fuzzs Pills Pilling Trimmer for Clothes and Furniture -Battery Operated https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082VQBLL6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_4KF0Z9WZPBVH561QD6P4?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
This is the safest bet I think.
These: FURZAPPER have worked well for me. I got two sets and just rotate them through the wash and the dryer. House is 2 furry cats and one VERY furry dog. The shot doesn’t really stick to them, it sort of seems like they knock the fur off. Sometimes means I have to vacuum the dryer after a particularly furry load.
You’re going to still want to check your dryer vent periodically. Maybe like 3-5 years. This tool set on Amazon that hooks up to an electric drill and a shop vac is amazing and like $35. most difficult part is moving the dryer out and putting the exhaust back on for me just cause it’s a tight fit.
I don’t think the former owners EVER checked their exhaust vent (house built in 1999) and my dryer vent was backed up maybe 3’. House could have burned down.
I have a lot of pets, and use several of these in the laundry, and it helps with the fur. You shouldnt use fabric softener with them, since it takes away their stickiness, but OP isnt using that anyways (and btw, Downy makes a perfume free fabric softener that works great!), so that shouldnt be an issue. They basically make it so more fur goes down the washer drain, and into the lint trap. It made a big difference for us!
Haha well my dryer isn’t on an outside wall so my vent is like 20 feet long which I feel like is really poor planning and a recipe for disaster!! I bought this tool- you need an electric drill and a shop vac, too!
Gardus RLE202 LintEater Rotary Dryer Vent Cleaning System, Removes Lint & Extends Up to 12’ with 4 Flexible 3' Rods, Includes Bonus Lint Trap Brush, Blockage Removal Tool, Vacuum & Dryer Adapters https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B0014CN8Y8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_037RDWT1R2AJH096S5RP
It's gonna take some elbow grease but I have one of these on hand if that ever happens. It's been great for per hairs, little lint, fuzz from towels, surprise pieces of tissues stuck to clothes. If it's the pilling kind of fuzz (little balls stuck to the top of the fabric) you'd probably want to use an electric shaver.
Evercare Magik Brush (Double Sided Lint Pic-Up Brush for Pet Lint & Dust ) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071YSCWBD/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_455380DJPC1SJV2R1NSY
If the entire load is affected I would just try to rewash it (without the towels of course) with maybe a little bit of vinegar and no detergent if you wish.
Public machines could have played a part but most likely not. The person who used the machine before you could've washed something that left behind a lot of fuzz and didn't bother to clean it out of the drum. Best thing to do next time is just take a look inside the drum to see if something was left behind before you load your clothes in.
Hope this helps a little
I use this one
Works great for all my Aritzia items that need to be shaved down. I would be careful with the settings though, I’ve had friends who use diff brands or similar ones but would shave down their Aritzia sweaters aggressively at high settings which cause rips and holes!
I’m pretty sure that external grate is against code … and if not, it should be for reasons like this.
Yes, it helps keep critters out but also traps lint and in cases like yours can be impossible to clean.
Hopefully you find someone, but if not, if you don’t think you have too many bends you might consider trying a product like this:
Gardus RLE202 LintEater 10-Piece:
If the brush can reach the grate it could knock the lint loose and the vacuum could pull it down.
However, if you’re not careful you could end up with a brush trapped in your duct.
We use these
FURZAPPER 2-PACK- Pet Hair Remover For Laundry https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B074CHX3HH/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_5FDGH05X3XMQWJNYYXEA
Our dog is a whippet so I've no idea how good they are for longer hair, but they seem ok for us, might be worth a try
You can buy a bag and transition right away -- no need to worry about stomach distress due to a change in hay solely. What you want to be mindful of is if your rabbit does not eat the hay. It is unusual for a rabbit who is fine on Timothy to completely shun orchard (they tend to like orchard more!), so it would be good to buy a bag while you have some timothy left, so you can mix it in, if needed, and the mixed blend Oxbow had could be a fine solution as well. Switching to orchard is often very successful at eliminating allergy distress of owners.
I wear a fabric mask when doing litter box refills/cleaning-- I did this prior to all the pandemic stuff, so I had plenty of masks already, haha. It helps a ton.
If it's molting related, you can groom your rabbit outdoors (in a safe environment). You can also buy a reusable lint roller (this is what I have used daily: https://www.amazon.com/Evercare-Magik-Brush-Double-Pic-Up/dp/B071YSCWBD/) to remove fur regularly from typical laying spots, your clothes, and even your carpet. Every morning, I run over my rabbits' typical lounge spots and it captures the fur very well without letting it float off.
You want to make sure you're grooming your rabbit daily during a molt to help you -- less fur in the environment, less irritation. You can also wear a mask when grooming. A quick tip is rubbing your hands or fingers together when you get fur so it bunches up, rather than staying "wispy" and being a float-in-the-air hazard.
For really furry clothes I delint them before putting them in the hamper, and for the laundry these are helpful https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074CHX3HH/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_WGY1EKH45DANJ6G5Z4SA?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I have been using these FurZapper gadgets in my washer and dryer for a few months, seem to help. https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B074CHX3HH/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_glt_fabc_KQQFSXQKKPY7C5VTB5CS?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
After drying, I also lay fleece stuff out in my bed and give it a once over with a sticky lint roller before putting away.
Note, don't expect to see tons of hair collected on the fur zappers. The idea is they pull hair loose from the fabric so it rinses away in the washer/gets pulled into the filter on the dryer, not capture it all.
In the preventative realm, after washing and towel drying my hair, I flip it upside down and finger comb from roots to end. Can get a lot of loose strands out that way before they shed onto my clothes.
This thing works like a charm
We had a similar event thanks to our cat, and used one of the fabric shavers. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082VQBLL6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_glt_fabc_2HHASN20TF79P40YCF7Z?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Doesn't look perfect, but far less noticeable.
Damn. Does SK take returns even? My wegobuy agent said they didn’t before I bought?
I wonder if you could use one of those “pill removers” to smooth out those tips. Something like: Conair Battery Operated Fabric Defuzzer/Shaver, White, Regular https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_F5KCX1G2PWZEV0YHQFMQ
You can get a pill shaver for really cheap for this exact purpose and they work wonderfully and fast.
This is what I mean just to be sure we are talking about the same type of thing. I use it on delicate sweaters and lululemon pants so I’d imagine it’s gentle enough.
It tiny part of calcium or a similar contaminant.
My tip is cleaning it with a soft clothes brush, like this one:
or just use a microfiber cloth and wipe it off.
Pretty easy to get rid off.
Does anyone have any advise on how to remove/trim pilling? I came across a fabric shaver on Amazon but I'm not sure if it would be save on dakimakuras.
If/when they start to pill, use a fabric shaver to remove the pills. They’re like $12 and make your leggings look good as new.
Buy one of these and you'll be amazed how easy it is and how much lint you'll remove. A leaf blower can't compare to a spinning brush going through the duct and being vacuumed at the same time. Of course you'll also need a Shop Vac and a drill, and a ladder if your dryer is on a second story, but you probably have those items already.
Probably not the right answer, but I have found that a yard blower fits perfectly to our dryer vent and does a very good job of quickly cleaning out anything in the vent.
Also there are some diy things on Amazon (vent cleaning) Has an adapter you put on the hose with brush you attach to a drill, the adapter has a port for a vacuum and sucks up all the lint as you spin the brush.
Gardus RLE202 LintEater Rotary Dryer Vent Cleaning System, Removes Lint & Extends Up to 12’ with 4 Flexible 3' Rods, Includes Bonus Lint Trap Brush, Blockage Removal Tool, Vacuum & Dryer Adapters https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0014CN8Y8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_FjR1Fb4TRV4AW
Bought a bunch of the lint wizards from amazon and they are going strong after two eskies. They are no longer on sale but OXO has a similar product. https://www.amazon.com/OXO-Grips-Furlifter-Remover-Clothing/dp/B01DF316EC
Cheaper copy with more included: https://www.amazon.com/Brellavi-Remover-Self-Cleaning-Double-Sided-Removing/dp/B07SBM761G
Yes! I have this one and it works wonders on all my lulu. Conair Battery Operated Fabric Defuzzer/Shaver, White, Regular https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B008I25368/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_pmSYFbT6E24Q0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I can’t help but notice the hoodie pills. Try this: https://www.amazon.com/Rechargeable-Magictec-Defuzzer-Furniture-Battery/dp/B082VQBLL6/ref=sr_1_6?crid=20P2MALLMGGBB&dchild=1&keywords=pill+remover&qid=1605759462&sprefix=Pill+rem%2Caps%2C211&sr=8-6
I've had this fabric shaver for about a year, it has an adjustable guard on it so it's less likely to damage delicate fabrics, plus it came with extra blades and cleaning brush. I really like, I actually use it so much that if I ever need to replace it, I think I would get the plug-in version rather than keep using up batteries
I have a long exhaust pipe that goes through walls. To clean it I have a brush that attaches to a drill and extends to 30ft. It’s a bit of a pain, but it’s super effective. Gets everything out.
Might a recommend a product that will fix your problem? It works like a charm. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008I25368/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Magictec Rechargeable Fabric Shaver, Lint Remover Sweater Defuzzer Lints Fuzzs Pills Pilling Trimmer for Clothes and Furniture -Battery Operated https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082VQBLL6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_f31EFbVJHFZZN