De Waschkusch from Bonn informed its customers hardly anyone can imagine today more a life without a refrigerator, electric stove or washing machine. But it is often forgotten that the people have died 100 years ago still very well without these luxuries. How have people maintained their laundry, as they had still no AIDS such as washers and dryers? The long tradition of the laundry care, Mrs. Schmitz knows about Bonn laundry de Waschkusch to report. Although SOAP is one of the oldest chemical products in the world, we only since about 200 ad, for the cleaning of dirty laundry use.

But even at the time, it has still mainly resorted to raw materials for the laundry care, because the SOAP production was cumbersome and the finished product sought after and expensive. Wood ash and tallow, due to its alkaline properties, as detergent, were used instead of SOAP. In ancient Rome there were also the variant, to wash the clothes in human urine, this because while the Ammonia decomposition process forms, which is in turn alkaline. The scrubber it collected from the citizens and paid for it. Therefore they say also “Money does not smell”. Washing machines was at that time but not yet long to think.

The laundry was washed in laborious hand work, beaten or mashed and then wrung out. This practice changed up to the triumph of the drum washing machine in the 70s of the last century not essential. The invention of the electric washing machine is now back 110 years. She was far too expensive for home use. Therefore remained the people in spite of this ground-breaking invention only or the laundry tub or, the washboard and the SOAP. Dirty laundry was at that time still about 24 hours in a boiler with hot water boiled and then further processed by hand. As common detergent, the commoners were usually soda. Who could afford it, had the opportunity to employ the first detergent for laundry care since 1880. But these were as well as the first laundry detergent, since the 1950s in the shops to buy are, initially almost prohibitive. The first drum washing machines still quasi led a life of their own, because they had the much-lauded spin cycle while, however moving during the wash cycle the room due to the strong vibration. This invention was initially uncomfortable many housewives, the washing machines later got the portholes in the door. Nowadays no washing machine in the household who must not maintain nevertheless his laundry by hand. Professionals like the team of de Waschkusch in Bonn have focused on reliably and competently maintain textiles of all kinds, leaving it long like new. For information on their services, the Waschkusch team will be happy to provide. Press contact: De Waschkusch Mrs. Schmitz Dorotheenstr str. 31 53111 Bonn Tel.: 02 28 / 3 90 28 63