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very boring question I was just asking myself about washing mashine

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gorionine Thu 18-Aug-11 08:21:48

How many programms do you actually use because I seem to always use the same colour/white cottons at 40 degrees and a cotton 60 for towels and bedding. I just realised my new "high tech" (not reallysmile)washing mashine is wasted on megrin

Ealingkate Thu 18-Aug-11 08:27:15

I think what we really need is a robot to correctly sort the washing into, synthetics, delicates, easy care, woolens etc. and then all the programmes would get used. I always feel apprehensive if i put a cotton wash on, in case something isn't cotton, or all cotton. But yes 40 deg easy care or 60 easy care all the way.

nannyl Thu 18-Aug-11 08:29:49

I use
cotton 90 (about twice a year when i refresh my washing machine)
cotton 60 (bed linen / towels)
cotton 40 (most stuff)
cotton 40 eco (when in rush)
cotton 30 (for the odd thing that i darent wash at 40)
quick wash (for a few bits when they arnt really dirty at all)

wool for wool stuff wink

gorionine Thu 18-Aug-11 08:30:02

Yes to the robot because I find it a chore enough to empty peoples pocket so would definitely not enjoy checking the fabrics of every single item!blush

nannyl Thu 18-Aug-11 08:31:27

i always use cotton as the spin is faster and the clothes come out slightly dryer.

but our machine is only 1200 spin so not that fast compared to others

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