Ironing is a fairly simple chore, but for those with a pile full of laundry, this task can quickly become tedious.
And there’s no doubt that parents will be glued to their ironing boards this weekend getting their kids ready for school after a long summer.
But an ironing professional has just made life ten times easier, revealing how to accomplish the task in minutes.
In a TikTok video, posted by ironing brand @laurastar_official, a man shared his simple method, which many people get wrong.
People are shocked after discovering the correct way to iron shirts, after an ironing professional told them they were wrong.
The ironing genius claimed most people avoid shirt buttons like “minefields”, but he has an easier way to get your laundry done in seconds.
In the video titled “Ironing Shirts Just Got a Lot Easier,” he starts by placing a shirt on an ironing board with the buttons facing up.
He said: “If you iron your shirt like before. You’re probably hovering around buttons, avoiding them like they’re minefields.
But then he claims that this method “is not the right way to do it” and begins to demonstrate his simplest trick.
He explains: “Start by turning your shirt inside out, let the iron slide over the fabric, one and that’s it.”
“Smooth and wrinkle-free,” he adds.
The man turns the shirt inside out and shows how the space between the buttons has become flattened and wrinkle-free.
Since its publication, the video has been viewed a million times and thousands of users have flooded the commenters, amazed that they have never tried this technique before.
One person wrote: “Wow, I never would have thought of doing it this way. Thank you for sharing.’
According to the expert, simply turn your shirt inside out and flatten the fabric from the inside.
Another commented: “Feel silly – of course you can just turn the shirt inside out!” »
Meanwhile, others claimed they already got the idea, with one user commenting: “I knew it! » As a second said: “I’ve been going back like this since the 80s.”
After numerous requests, the ironing professional published a second part of the video, which has been viewed 1.8 million times.
Sharing a method for tackling a tricky sleeve, the man said: “First, fold the top of the sleeve, then start spraying from the inside of the shirt, a bit like a balloon.
“By doing so, the fiber already softens and smoothes the fabric. »
He said: “It makes ironing a lot easier. »