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Washer help?

Need a new washer to REALLY CLEAN. Our laundry has lots of soccer and baseball field dirt on it and I need a washer that will really clean.
Any suggestions?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:28 PM on Oct. 24, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • There are a couple of factors involved in good cleaning, some that have to do with the washer, and some that have to do with how it's loaded.

    For less-water use, select a front-loader. They wash at least as well, with much less water than a top-loading machine, and remove some of the problems with agitators (some don't move the clothes around much).

    Other factors you're in control of: make sure the detergent is completely dissovled (front loaders prefer liquids, but powders can be dissolved before pouring in) --in a top loader, this means putting the detergent in first then letting it fill about 1/4 before adding clothes.

    For best results in any kind of machine, put a lot less clothes in than 'fit' --the more room they have to splash around, the cleaner they'll get. This helps a lot with very dirty clothes.

    A pre-soak will help more than extra detergent.

    With hard water, softener helps more than extra soap.

    Answer by LindaClement at 10:51 PM on Oct. 24, 2009

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