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How to Prepare Laundry Loads
FOLLOW
MANUFAC-
TURER'S
CARE
LABELS
FOR LAUNDERING
FOR BEST WASHING
RESULTS--
Sort wash loads according
to color,
fabric ,type, construction,
soil, and
lint.
COLORS
....
_
_-"No_- . ....
FABRIC
It, CONSTRUCTION
SOILS
N: so,, _,'/\_ Sol,_' _ /
LINT
_'" "Linl-=_
Terrycloth
Chenille
Flannel
Fleece
Fabric
Perma
Press
Synthetics
Velveteen
Corduroy,
elc.
PREPARE
WASH
LOAD
• Close zippers,
unbutton
buttons,
and
remove
detachable
trim-
mings.
F_,_m_typockets
and turn
inside out.=
[ _kCAUTION i, Remove
all
items
from
garments
and
fabrics
to be
washed
or
dried,
such
as facial
tissues,
matches,
crayons,
nails,
safety pins or any metallic or hard
objects which might damage clothes
or appliance.
• Remove stains (see page 7).
• Pretreat
very dirty areas (cuffs,
collars,
underarms,
children's
socks,
oil and grease spots) with
detergerrt-water
paste
or
full
strength-
liquid
detergent
(see
Laundry
Aids and Uses, page 6).
• When
washing
woolens,
dilute
all-purpose
detergent
before
treating
spot.
Excessive
rubbing
will cause shrinkage.
• Permanent
Press
i_ems
require
special care (see page I 1).
[ _CAUTION
I
Certain pretreat-
ment products can damage washer's
plastic and painted finishes. Directly
apply
pretreatment
products
to
stained
fabric
but
away
from
washer.
After
pretreatment,
wash
and dry fabric as usual. Damage
to
washer
caused
by
pretreatment
products
is not
covered
by war-
ranty.
SOAK H EAVILY
SOILED AND
STAINED
AREAS
• SQaking helps loosen and remove
certain kinds of dirts and stains.
• Use laundry
detergent
products,
diluted bleach or ammonia.
[ _WARNING--J
DO NOT USE CHLORINE
BLEACH
AND AMMONIA
IN SAME LOAD--
POISONOUS
FUMES CAN
OCCUR.
• Soaking
does
not
replace
wash-
ing. Always
wash load after soak-
ing, using
detergent.
LOAD ARTICLES
LOOSELY
• Load articles no higher than top
row of circular holes in wash tub.
• Do
not
put
items
on
top
of
agitator
or wind them around
it.
• Mix large articles with small ones.
Large items should be no more
than half total load.
WA'['ER LEVEL
The water level cont(ol can be set to
provide
the pro_er amount
of wash
and rinse water
for spl_ific
wash
load
sizes. Select water level that
will cover
top of ,dry load.
The
bulkin(:ss of wash loads is important
when
determining
a water
level.
Article_
such as pillows,
blankets
and _ugs are more
absorbent
and
require
larger
amounts
of water.
For b_;t results when, washing bulky
iten_, :;et the Water Lew:l control at
HIGH
RIGHT
WRONG
WATER
TEM PERATU RES
Water temperature is a very impor-
tant
factor.
Approximate
water
temperatures
are suggested
in the
chart below.
FAH
14o o.
100 °
792:
I
RENHEIT
HOT
Use Control
Settings chart on
WARM page 10 to help
determine
cor-
rect wash and
COLD
rinse tempera-
ture for fabrics.
When
using
water
temperature
colder than 60 ° F, read instructions
on detergent
containers
for
cold
water
wash or'the
f01)towing may
occur:
• Detergents
may not dissolve well,
leaving spots or streaks of deter-
gent on articles.
• Soils are difficult to remove.
• Some
fabrics
will retain
wear
wrinkles and may have increased
p!!ling.
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