- This laundry aid is also an effective disinfectant, but be careful.
These are much like absorbent bath towels, but many have a key difference: a no-slip backing typically made of latex. Bathroom rugs should be washed separately according to label directions. Washing rugs with anything else in the machine — particularly towels — will load them with hard-to remove lint. Latex-backed rugs may be either air-dried or tumble dried on a very low setting.
Some bath rugs were made with rubber backing, which cannot by placed in a dryer. Allow these to air dry instead.
Rugs with a deep color when new should be washed separately before being used to prevent dye transfer to your feet.
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