Washing the floor with old towels is strongly discouraged in folk signs: this action attracts diseases and takes good luck. Moreover, this is not always practical.
Why you can not wash the floor with a towel: signs
Old shabby towels are no longer suitable for their intended use. Particularly thrifty housewives give them a second life, namely, they wash the floor like a special rag.
What are the signs about this:
- A towel for the face and hands is a ritual item, in particular a rushnyk — an embroidered wedding cloth. In the old days, with the help of towels, unmarried and unmarried people guessed fate.
- Charmed towels were given for good luck.
- In the tradition of paganism, the subject was used to tame evil spirits.
- A towel was considered a symbol of comfort and harmony in the house.
Mopping is a dirty job for which ritual objects were not used. If you believe the folk traditions, then this is disrespect for traditions and the attraction of evil forces in the family.
By such actions, the hostess washes her own health and well-being, including financial, from the house. A person who carelessly refers to towels, thereby creating tension between relatives, attracts quarrels and scandals.
In ancient times, old towels were not thoughtlessly disposed of, since they could fall into bad hands. They were repaired and used for small needs.
purity.techexpertolux.com/en/ magazine recommends washing the floor with special rags: they are well wrung out and rinse quickly.
The practical side of the issue
What to do with the old with a towel, if you believe in folk signs? Try to apply it in needlework. First, wash the product thoroughly, remove stains. An amusing patchwork-style item, for example, a rug for the front door, will come out of pieces of terry cloth. From dense material comfortable kitchen potholders are obtained.
And for those who are not afraid of signs, there is nothing to worry about using an old towel for mopping. True, there are some disadvantages in this method: such matter absorbs moisture abundantly, but it is difficult to overcome it. As a result, puddles remain on the floors, and this is harmful for linoleum, and especially for parquet or laminate.
It is completely forbidden to wash the cork floor with a towel - this is a direct way to destroy it. In addition, an old towel is often littered with threads and scraps of fiber, which interferes with the cleaning process. But even the oldest cotton terry towel is indispensable when you need to quickly and dry wipe the surface.
Each housewife independently decides how to wash the floor and for what reasons to refuse to use old towels for this purpose. Some people have enough folk wisdom and traditions, someone more concerned about the convenience of cleaning.