How To Clean A Down Comforter. Down manufacturers frown on the use of bleach when washing down comforters because it can cause a slight amount of damage to the down and the outside cotton shell. Use the rubber dryer-ball during drying as well to break up the down inside the comforter.
Complete a cursory check to detect bed bugs in the comforter then use a mild detergent and briefly run the machine before you put the comforter inside. Since every comforter is a bit different check the care tag or contact the manufacturer for detergent suggestions. Spray a generous amount of stain remover onto the stain gently rub it in and allow it to set in for as long as time allows.
To clean your down comforter at home start by machine washing it with warm water on a delicate setting.
Since every comforter is a bit different check the care tag or contact the manufacturer for detergent suggestions. Let the comforter soak as the tub fills back up. To address the fabric directly adjust or shake the down filling away from the spot. To know if the down is totally dry hold the comforter up to the light.