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Old 09-18-04, 11:26 AM   #1
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My Washing Machine

Why is it that after my smart black trousers which i wear to work have been through the washing machine they always come out with white marks all over them and a generally faded look? Anyone else have experience of this or any ideas?
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Old 09-18-04, 11:47 AM   #2
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too much detergent? Idk, my mom always tells me to let the powdery detergent dissolve before I put the clothes in.
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Old 09-18-04, 12:31 PM   #3
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Use liquid detergent.
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Use liquid detergent.
yup yup...solved my problem. In fact, for my black clothes I use the Woolite dark formula. It's a little more expensive but I have noticed a difference.
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Old 09-18-04, 10:41 PM   #5
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We have VERY hard water here. It does a simular "fading" effect on dark clothing.
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Old 09-18-04, 11:42 PM   #6
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When you wash dark pants, turn them inside out. They'll look better, longer.
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Old 09-19-04, 03:30 AM   #7
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cheers guys i will try it out later!
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Make sure you shift into the right gear before starting the washing machine.
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