3 things you must sort laundry by?
fabric, amount of soil, color
first button you should choose?
load size button
Second button you should choose?
water temperature button
What do you use hot water for?
whites with chlorine bleach
Bad sides of hot water?
it can shrink clothes and bleed colors
Cold water is best for?
dark colors, best for maintaining colors and preventing shrinking
What can be added to cold water?
Warm water is used for?
most colors and permanent press, most often used temperature, oxygen bleach can be added to preserve colors
The longer the agitation....
the cleaner your clothes get, but you add more stress and more color is released
The more rapid the agitation...
the cleaner your clothes get but you add more stress and more color is released
detergent is added in this cycle and makes clothes wetter bleach is also added
Types of bleach?
chlorine-must be added in bleach dispenser just for whites!!
Oxygen bleach-safe on colors and can be added directly to the wash
agitation is added in wash cycle, with inner tub moving back and forth
fabric softener should be added before this cycle usually placed in the wringer. agitation occurs during this cycle
can be a liquid or a sheet in the dryer
used to soften clothes and for fragrance
the 3rd cycle readies clothes for the dryer by using centrifugal force to wring the water from them no water is added during this cycle