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Make sure your washer is level; front to back
and side to side.
Add the detergent before the clothes so it
can fully dissolve.
Pretreat and soak stains before washing.
Use burst resistant water hoses to avoid disaster.
Turn off the water supply to the washer when
To clean soap and hard water deposits, run
an empty load with warm water set to the largest load and add
two pints of white vinegar.
Don't dry clothing if it is still stained;
retreat and rewash it.
Don't overload the washer, the clothes won't
get as clean and you may wear out the washer faster.
Don't wash a load with too little water, it
puts a strain on the machine and wears out the clothes faster.