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Fleece Getting hair out of fleece in the dryer

Guinea Pig Papa

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I don't believe you use dryer sheets with fleece because it causes the fleece to lose it's wicking ability. I know I don't.
 

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I have several sets of the Piggy Bedspreads and the instructions say to never use any type of dryer sheets with them. The sheets will leave a coating on the fleece that will make it lose the wicking action.
 

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I have the laundry balls from Grove Collaborative that I use for the clothes in my dryer but I've never used them with my fleece. I looked at the product on Amazon and the only thing that would make me not want to use them is the instructions that say don't use them for fluffy clothes. I don't know if fleece would be consider a fluffy product. I know how frustrating it is to get all of the hair off of the fleece liners. I take my fleece outside and shake it into the yard but I believe you live in an apartment and I know that isn't always an available option.

To be honest, I've sort of given up on removing all of the hair from the fleece. I use a brush and then shake it the best I can and then I just hope for the best. I have the horse blanket bags and they do work pretty well at containing the loose hair but I don't always use them. If you have a large enough washer that might be a good option for you.
 

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As Guinea Pig Papa said, fabric softener sheets or liquid will cause issues with absorbency. If hair is really imbedded in the fleece, you may want to try a different type of fleece, such as the anti-pill plush at Joann Fabrics. It has a smoother texture, so hair and hay don't stick to it as much. I have some of the cheaper blizzard fleece and that pills and everything seems to stick to it.
 
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