Life used to be much simpler. Especially where washing machine detergent was concerned. I’ve just found a fascinating old publication by one of the leading detergent manufacturers, Unilever. Back then even their name was simpler, they were just called, “Lever”. I’ve had this booklet for over 30 years. One of the sections mentions that aread the full article..
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Why are clothes getting stretched out of shape – especially sleeves? I’ve had a lot of jumpers and cardigans that have not lasted as long as I’d expect. The sleeves in particular have stretched so much that they cover my entire hand. Other clothes have sleeves that have stretched to over twice as wide andread the full article..
If you’ve ever wondered what do the wash symbols mean you are not alone. Some of the wash labels on laundry are pretty cryptic. It’s not possible to work out what many of them mean. Many people don’t seem to bother too much with them but as my article points out this could result inread the full article..
A lot of people want to know if Calgon (or a similar anti limescale product) really works. More importantly do washing machines really “last longer with Calgon” as their adverts insist they do? The short answer is clearly the products must work as advertised. They will help prevent limescale, but you shouldn’t really need anythingread the full article..
Washing machines have always had soap dispensers to place the detergent in. For most people this is the best place for it. However, if you have problems with it not getting flushed down properly it might be better to try placing it inside the drum instead. For a short while it seemed to become quiteread the full article..
It’s a little confusing that there are totally different types of detergent available. You’d expect that the best type would be found and win the day so to speak. As with many things there are some pros and cons for different types of detergent. Washing powder, liquid or tablets? Washing powder has been used successfullyread the full article..