How to Buy Microfiber Towels

A microfiber is a fiber that measures less than 1 denier, or approximately 1/5 of a human hair. These fibers are synthetically created out of materials like polyester or polyamide. The fibers are often split, then woven to create absorbent clothing or towels. The cloth can be made to repel water, attract dust and dry quickly. Microfiber towels are especially useful for cleaning and drying homes, cars, electronics or hair. If you are in the market for a microfiber towel, there are a number of ways you can select and purchase them. Read more to learn how to buy microfiber towels.


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    Understand the 2 main types of microfiber towels. Thicker, rugged towels are better for cleaning and dusting. Thin, smooth towels are better for polishing surfaces.
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    Decide for what purpose you need a microfiber towel. Microfiber towels are specially designed for a number of uses, including car polishing, electronics dusting and cleaning homes. The following are considerations to make when you are choosing microfiber towels:
    • For car detailing uses, the thicker the towel, the more effective it will be. It also should be a tight weave and a short nap. Microfiber can soak up to 7 lbs. (3.75 kg.) of water per square foot (30 cm) and they can replace more expensive chamois towels. Auto-glass towels should be thinner and more pliant.
    • For home cleaning purposes, microfiber absorbs oil and dust, and it also picks up approximately 99 percent of bacteria. You want both thick and thin towels, so that you can pick up dust and polish glass.
    • For electronics or lens cleaning, only use thin, looser knit microfiber cloths. Grit and particles can become easily trapped inside thicker towels, making it easier to scratch sensitive surfaces. Electronics towels should be high in electrostatic properties, so check the label before buying.
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    Look for quality in your microfiber towel purchase. In general, the higher the towel's weight in grams, the better value the towel will be. Towels that are made of 100 percent nylon, a polyamide, are often better quality and more expensive.
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    Buy large packages of microfiber towels from warehouse stores like Costco or Sam's Club. These towels are perfect for car detailing or home dusting. They can also be used to wipe down showers, in order to avoid hard water stains.
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    Buy microfiber bath towels online or through travel company outlets. Bath towels can be thick, or very thin so that they pack into small spaces. These towels are more rare and expensive, but they can be found on, REI or through a search on
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    Buy electronics cleaning towels at electronics or office supply stores, like Best Buy or an Apple store. An office supply store will likely offer a multi-pack for a lower price. You can also find these towels for less money on online marketplaces like
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    Purchase cleaning cloths at large stores. Stores like Target or Walmart will offer a large variety of price and quality, as well as microfiber mops and dusters. Remember that the lowest price is unlikely to offer you the best cleaning properties.
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    Buy specialty microfiber towels for glasses and photographic lenses at an optician's office or optical store. You may be able to find lens spray for special use with microfiber cloths.
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    Find microfiber towels at large grocery stores or gas stations. These are likely to be more expensive and lower quality than other outlets.
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    There are different styles and sizes in Towels, and in our daily routines, we always use different styles and techniques of using the Towels. Some use for bathing, some use at beaches, some use for cleaning and detailing, some use for their shops, some use for kitchens. As there are different styles and techniques.


  • Fold microfiber towels into fourths or eighths before cleaning. You can switch to a different section when your towel is dirty.
  • Microfiber towels can be washed and reused regularly, cleaned using cold or warm water and normal clothes washing detergent. Place the machine on the gentle cycle and avoid fabric softeners. Failure to follow these guidelines may make the towels less effective.
  • Spray glass surface so it is clammy and wipe in a roundabout movement. A shimmering gleam of the most noteworthy guidelines is all that is abandoned.


  • Microfiber towels with stitching can scratch polished surfaces. Choose microfiber towels without stitching if possible.
  • Always use Microfiber towels with soft hands on delicate surface, due to this your surface will remain scratch-less.

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