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    Senior Member j.foster's Avatar
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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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    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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    Use liquid detergent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wabbit
    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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    We have VERY hard water here. It does a simular "fading" effect on dark clothing.

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    When you wash dark pants, turn them inside out. They'll look better, longer.

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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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