What Makes Clothes Shrink in The Wash?

Josh Welch

Clothes hanging on a rackAt some point in their lives, just about everyone will accidently shrink at least one article of clothing. 

Usually that piece of clothing is something special, expensive, your favorite or all three! 

Have you ever wondered why some clothes shrink when you wash or dry them and why some others don't? 

In this video by DNews, Trace Dominguez fills us in on the science behind washing our clothes and the mechanisms that result in shrinkage. 

Hopefully after watching, you will have a better understanding about the cause of clothing shrinkage and the ways to prevent it from happening to you.