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FAQ

Can I use Colour Catcher with my normal detergent?

Of course! Colour Catcher does not release any chemicals in the water and does not interfere with the normal washing process.

Do I need to use Colour Catcher with a certain temperature in the washing machine?

Extra absorbent fibres of the sheet provide maximum protection at all temperatures. For best results use Colour Catcher in every wash.

The sheet has changed the colour after the wash.

Yes, the extra absorbant fibres have trapped dyes and dirt during the washing cycle. The proof is on the sheet!

After doing laundry my Colour Catcher sheet has changed colour, does this mean it has taken colour out of my fabrics?

Absolutely not. The colour of the sheet is the proof of the product working effectively. The dye that leaked from your clothes into the wash was trapped by the sheet instead on your laundry.

My washing machine instructions state to use a net bag for laundry sheets, should I use one for Colour Catcher?

This is recommended by some manufacturers in the event that the sheet may get trapped in the filter.

Is Colour Catcher effective on all fabrics?

Yes. All fabric dyes contain negative ions and are therefore attracted to the positive charges on the Colour Catcher sheets. However, please ensure to follow the garment manufacturer’s instructions on the care label.

Can I use Colour Catcher for new fabrics?

New, coloured garments should be washed separately for at least the first 5 or 6 washes whilst certain large dark coloured items, such as jeans and towels, should always be washed separately.

Can I mix bright and pale colours together?

Yes! With Colour Catcher, there’s no more need for careful laundry sorting! However, new, coloured garments should be washed separately for at least the first 5 or 6 washes whilst certain large dark coloured items, such as jeans and towels, should always.  For added security, we recommend taht you use 2 or 3 sheets for items with poor colour fastness, for example red or dark coloured fabrics and cotton garments.

Can I use Colour Catcher for things such as curtains, bedlinen, covers, and cushions?

Of course. Colour Catcher is effective on all fabrics, however please ensure you follow the manufacturer’s washing instructions at all times.

Can I use Colour Catcher for hand washing?

Yes, simply place a sheet at the bottom of your sink or bowl and wash as normal.

How many Colour Catcher sheets should I use?

Certain fabrics are more susceptable to colour runs; red or dark colour fabrics and cotton garments. To ensure maximum effectiveness for items with poor colour fastness use 2 or 3 sheets. New, coloured garments should be washed separately for at least the first 5 or 6 washes whilst certain large dark coloured items, such as jeans and towels, should be washed separately.

Are Colour Catcher sheets re-useable?

No, for maximum protection, you must use a new sheet every time.

Can I put the Colour Catcher sheet on top of my laundry or does it have to go underneath?

To prevent the sheet becoming trapped during the wash cycle and not working effectively we recommend that you place it flat on the bottom of the drum before adding your laundry.

How should I store Colour Catcher?

We recommend you store Colour Catcher in a dry place at room temperature as heat and humidity may impact the effectiveness of the product.

I have a colour run - will Colour Catcher remove this?

No, Colour Catcher sheets prevent colour runs but cannot remove one. In this case we would suggest you try SARD Colour Run Remover.

What other laundry products are available from SARD?

SARD has a comprehensive range of laundry aids including laundry sheets, whiteners, colour run removers, ironing aids. For further details visit the products page on this site or contact us.

Do Colour Catcher Sheets contain any chemicals?

Not at all, Colour Catcher sheets do not contain any chemicals.

The negative ions present in fabric dyes are attracted to the positive ions in the Colour Catcher sheet. As a result the colour is trapped by the sheet.

Are Colour Catcher sheets recyclable?

Colour Catcher sheet and carton are biodegradable and recyclable. Colour Catcher is FSC certified.

What does being FSC certified mean?

The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization.

It classified Colour Catcher, as the sheet raw materials are from responsible sources.