How to Make Clothes Fire Resistant

Fire is a pretty dangerous thing as it cannot only take lives, but can also cause damage even in case of a slight encounter. Therefore, people around the world always remain concerned about their loved ones who work at places where they often have to get close to the fire. Similar is the case with small children who are not aware of the damages of fire and so, often get burnt. To avoid any such situation now people can follow a simple solution given in this guide to make clothes fire resistant. With the help of this solution you can make your children and loved ones’ clothes fire resistant, as it will not allow clothes to catch fire. In addition to this with the help of this solution you can also protect your sofas, curtains, carpets and much more by simply spraying it on them and then allowing them to dry normally.

Things you will need to make your clothes fire resistant:
– Bucket, five-gallon
– Water, one-gallon
– Borax, nine ounces
– Boric Acid, four ounces
– Paint Stir Stick (for stirring)
– Spray Gun (optional)


  • 1

    Take a five-gallon bucket and pour in one gallon water.

  • 2

    Now get borax, which should be no more than nine ounces and add it to the water.

  • 3

    After that add boric acid in this water, which should be about four ounces in quantity.

  • 4

    Then, grab the paint stir stick for stirring this mixture and mix it until all the items get mixed well.

  • 5

    Now take the clothes you want to make fire resistant and soak them in this water or mixture. Or use a spray gun to squirt this mixture onto the clothing or objects, which cannot be submerged.

  • 6

    After soaking or spraying the clothes let them dry in the usual way, without any further treatment. When the clothes get dry they will be safe and ready to wear.

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