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PROBLEM
POSSIBLECAUSE ANDmmDY
LINTOR
MSIDUE
~Incorrectsortingofclothes.Separatelint-producers (suchasterrytowelsandchenille)
ONcLmHEs
fromlint-receivers ( suchas man-madefabrics,velveteen, c orduroy).
@Washing toolong,especiallyforsmallerloads.Fornormalsoil, washoneminuteper
poundofdry clothes,
~Useofnon-phosphate d etergents whichcombinewithhardnessminerals
tOfo~
a
precipitate whichcanbe mistakenforlint.Usea phosphateor liquiddetergent;use
warmerwashwateror softenwaterwithaninstalledmechanical s ofteneror a packaged
watersoftener.
@Powdery r esiduefromgranulardetergent m ayappeartobelint. Predissolve granular
detergent i n hotwaterbeforeaddingto washer;makesuredetergentiscompletely
dissolvedbeforeaddingclothes;switchto liquidor coldwaterdetergent o r usewarmer
washwater.Seepage13.
~
overloading willcause
abrasionwhichcreatesexcessive lint.Washfeweritemswith
correctwaterlevel.
@ Toomuchbleach.Usecorrectamountofbleachaccordingtopackagedirections.
~Notenoughdetergenttoholdlintin suspensionduringwashcycle.Increaseamountof
detergent.Seepage13.
@ Incorrectuseoffabricsoftener. I fusedin washcycle,softenersmayreactwith
detergent t ocreatea whitedeposit.Usesofienersin rinsecycleonlyunlesspackage
(
specifiesaddingtowashcycle.Seepage15.
0Pilling~sual~Y onpolyester-cotton b lendsiscaus~ bynormalwearandmaylooklike
lint.Turningclothesinside-out m ayprovidesomehelp.
a Stitic
electricity caused by
overd~ingwillcauseamaction. u se
fabricsoftenerin
rinsecycle.
GWASY OROILY
Theseare sometimescalled"InvisibleStains"becauseyoumaynotnoticethembefore
STAINSON
washingclothes.However, i f oilysoilsarenotcompletelyremovedin wash~cle, the
LAUNDEmD
oilyspotimaypickup dirtfromthewashwater.Thespotswillthenbeveryvisible.They
GANENTS
are
not
causedbythewasher.Washsyntheticgarmentsas soonaspossibleafierwearing.
Usemoredetergent t hannormalandhottestwaterfabriccanstand.If spotsappear,rub in
undilutedliquiddetergent,letstand30minutesandrewashwithextradetergentusing
hottestwaterfabriccanstand.
GRAYEDCL~HES
@Insufficient detergent.Youmayneedto increaseamountofdetergentusedif loadis
largerthannormal,if soilsareoilyor heavierthanaverage,if waterlevelis largeor if
wateris Hardto ExtremelyHard.
@Water nothotenoughfortypeofload.Besurewaterheateris settodeliverhotwaterat
thewasherat 140°- 1 50°F.Do notwashwhenotherhotwaterneeds—such as
dishwashing or familybaths—are heavy.
@ Poororinferiordetergent. C hange tophosphate detergent, i mpossible. Followthesesteps:
1. Usewaterconditioner, ( suchasCalgonbrand)
2. Pre-treatstains
3. Usehottestwaterpossible
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4. Usebleachwherepossible
5. Usepre-soakaids
6. Installwatersoftener
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