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Clothing: Washing

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Save money washing your clothing by taking all the thrift conscious necessary precautions.  Wash dark items with other dark items.  Wash white items separately.  Wash delicate items in protective mesh bags.

Be careful with jeans.  Pull up the zippers. Use bleach only when you are sure it will not damage the fibers of your wash load.  Be careful drying knitted items, as they tend to shrink.


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Here are some more frugal tips to wash clothing.

- Use soap sparingly unless clothing is very dirty.
- Hang clothing to dry in the sun when possible, to whiten and freshen it.
- When  washing heavy clothing, run the spin cycle at the end of the wash twice to remove as much waster as possible from the clothing to shorten the drying time.
- Air dry 100% cotton clothing for less wrinkles.







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