In this webpage you have 4 sections:

  • Beginners

  • An easy guide

  • Intermediate level

  • Professional

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1. First of all you need to be able to understand the labels

2. After that you can use them well

3. Mrs. Stewart's Home Washing Guide

Quick Laundry Guide

If you are in a hurry - or desire a simplified summary of the detail in our Home Washing Guide, well, here it is - the quick do's, don'ts and tips of laundering. Understanding and applying these basic laundry guidelines will extend the life of your clothes and reduce the stress of laundry mishaps.

Washing Dos:

  • Presort correctly.

  • Check clothing and machine for foreign objects.

  • Zip zippers, empty pockets, etc.

  • Use appropriate cycle, temperature & water level.

  • If needed, use pretreatment products.

  • Use an adequate amount of detergent.

  • Put detergent in first - let liquids dilute and powders dissolve before adding clothing.

  • Always dilute bleach before adding. Add to wash water before adding clothes.

  • Add fabric softener with final rinse. If available, use fabric softener dispenser.

  • For the whitest whites, use Mrs. Stewart's Bluing in the final rise.

Washing Don'ts:

  • Avoid overloading the washer.

  • Avoid using too much detergent.

  • Do not use fabric softener in wash cycle as it is incompatible with most detergents.

Drying Tips:

  • Avoid overloading the dryer.

  • Keep like garments together to prevent shrinkage, linting, pilling, etc.

  • Dry garments just long enough to remove wrinkles and moisture.

  • Use proper heat and cycle settings.

  • Hang or fold clothes soon after they are dry to avoid wrinkling.

  • Keep the dryer lint filter clean.

An Easy Guide

A complete Guide where you can find all the Basics is here

Some Stain Removal Links

How to clean anything

Laundry Tips

Holyday Stain

 Intermediate Level 

For more information you can click on this:

Fabric Seminar

and some frequent asked questions

Or Click on laundry a blog dedicated to Laundry with loads of ideas

Fibre Characteristics

Professional Level

If you are interested in: Professional Links

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