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How to Partially Restore Clothes
Once clothes have developed limestone deposits, they
may be partially restored by soaking in a solution of two
cups (480 ml) of vinegar in one gallon (3.8 liters) of hot
tap water for 15 minutes. USE A PLAS~C CO~~R.
Then wash clothes in the washer using detergent.
HOW ~CH DETERGENT SHO~D YOU USE?
The use of a sufficient amount of detergent is one of the most
important things you can do to make sure your wash comes out clean.
Amount required varies
according to:
1. Water hardness
2. Amount of soil
3. Size of load
4. Type of detergent
5. Wash temperature
more detergent if you have...
Use
1. Hard water
2. Large loads
3. Greasy or oily soils
4. Lower wash temperature
5. Low phosphate detergent
Recommended Amount of Detergent for Average Soil Load
I
Water
Hardness
VERY HARD
10-20 Grains
O-10 Grains
Concentrated
Powder ~pe
O-10 Grains
If the recommended amount of
detergent produces too many suds,
switch to a low sudsing detergent
brand, and follow instructions
on package.
Using too little
detergent is a
common cause
of laundry
problems.
Always
measure detergent ~
in a standard measuring cup.
I
Water Level Setting
Large
Medium
2 cups
(480 ml)
(420 ml)
(360 ml)
(240 ml)
(240 ml)
FOLLOW PAC~GE DI~CTl
CAUTIONS:
Do not use vinegar soak solution in washer.
The acidic action of the vinegar may damage
the porcelain.
Vinegar soak solution may reduce the
wrinkle-resistance of permanent press fabrics.
Vinegar soak may damage the dyes in some fabrics.
to use detergent—
How
granular or powdered:
For best results, add detergent to the
wash basket before loading clothes.
If you load your clothes first, add
detergent next to the agitator.
If your detergent doesn't dissolve
well, predissolve the detergent in
hot water, then pour directly into
the wash basket.
To use
detergent in the Mini-Basket tub,
put detergent in the bottom of Mini-
Basket tub before loading clothes.
To use liquid detergent in regular
clothes basket or Mini-Basket tub,
follow package directions.
Mini-
Small
Basket
2. When using other detergent
(300 ml)
(85 ml)
l/4 cup
(60 ml)
(30 ml)
3. For hard water treatment,
(120 ml)
(60 ml)
granular or powdered
1.
Use recommended amount
of detergent for your load
and water hardness as
shown in guide at left.
types—low and normal
suds, powders, liquids,
non-phosphate powders—
follow directions
on package.
see Hard Water Guide.
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