When the weather is nice and warm, your towel can be a handy addition to your bedside table.
But when the temperature drops below freezing, or when your child gets a fever, you may want to opt for a hand-held towel.
The dry-cleaning and storage options available to you are plentiful.
But there are a few tips you should know to ensure you don’t break the bank.
How much is a hand towels cost?
Most towels are priced at $3-$5 per pound.
That means the average price of a towel at a grocery store is $7.99, according to a survey by the Consumerist.
A hand towel for $5 can save you hundreds of dollars in the long run.
You can buy one at a thrift store or online for as little as $3.25 per pound, according the survey.
How to clean a hand wetting towelYou don’t need to worry about washing your hands when using a hand dryer, according a post on the consumerist website.
That’s because you’ll be using a small amount of soap and water to clean your towel.
You’ll just have to use the wash cloth, according that article.
To clean a wetting hand towel, wash your hands using the soap and vinegar, according Consumerist, which recommends washing your fingers with warm water and a soft cloth.
You may need to gently scrub away any residue, according, the article.
To remove residue, use a small cotton ball or cotton pad and a damp cloth.
Use a soft towel and cloth to wipe off excess residue.