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    I have not much knowledge about washing clothes, can you put everything in the washing machine with eachother, e.g. jeans, hoodies, t shirts, socks, boxer shorts if you use the colour mixer powder (or whatever it is called) What setting should you put it on and for how long? If you put your clotes on a clothes horse to dry in your room how long would they take to dry if you put the heating on fully? I have nearly run out of clean clothes.
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    And they say that undergraduates aren't clueless.

    Do you not think you should have found this out before leaving?

    You should wash colours together and whites together.

    Make sure the drum isn't more than 1/2 to 2/3 full.

    Wash with whatever detergent at 40degrees.

    Spin and try and dry in a tumble dryer. If you haven't got one, you can dry little things on a radiator - but it will take like a whole day to dry a pair of jeans like that and your room will be like an armpit. Hang stuff outside if you can.
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    (Original post by toddman10)
    I have not much knowledge about washing clothes, can you put everything in the washing machine with eachother, e.g. jeans, hoodies, t shirts, socks, boxer shorts if you use the colour mixer powder (or whatever it is called) What setting should you put it on and for how long? If you put your clotes on a clothes horse to dry in your room how long would they take to dry if you put the heating on fully? I have nearly run out of clean clothes.
    Most clothes can be washed together. Exceptions include

    - new coloured items or coloured items that are likely to run/cheap clothing tends to do this. These should be washed with similar colours
    - delicates may need to go on a gentle cycle or be handwashed e.g. silk

    For normal everyday clothes, presuming they are unlikely to run (colours), I'd put them all in together, usually close to filling the washing machine (not too full or it doesn't wash properly).

    Put some detergent in (powder/liquid/capsules)

    Wash at 40 or 30 if delicates/woollens

    I find things dry within 1-2 days on a clothes horse. Leave a window open.
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    You're not going to wash them are you?!

    Just throw them away and buy new stuff

    jk
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    I shoved my first load of washing all into one machine because I was feeling lazy and there wasn't that much

    Generally best to wash whites separately to colours or darks, and to wash heavy things like towels and sheets separately to underwear and shirts.
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    ask your mum
 
 
 

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