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How to take care of clothes

Removes stains and wash or dry clean,
Mend clothes before storing
Use shaped or padded hangers to hang clothes
Fold knitwear and store it flat
Polish shoes and leather accessories regulary

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Washing instructions (symbol)

A water basin

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Drying instructions (symbol)

A square

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Iron instructions(symbol)

An iron

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Bleaching instructions (symbol)

A triangle

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Dry cleaning instructions (symbol)

A circle

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No bar symbol

Maximum washing action and spin

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Single bar symbol

Medium washing action and short spin

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Broken bar

Minimum washing action

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Preparing laundry

Empty pockets, mend clothes if necessary, removes stains that might not come out in the wash, close zips amd buttons, sort clothes according by colour, follow special instrcution

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Washing delicate fabrics

Use low temperatures Use coo iron
Squeeze garment don't rub it
Rinse it a lot gently squeeze
Don't wring
Roll in towel and dry flat or drip dry

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Detergent

A substance that removes dirt

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Types of detergent

Biological detergent
Non-biological detergent
Low foaming detergent
Detergents for delicate fabrics
Eco-friendly detergents

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Fabric conditioner

Fabric conditioner is a substance that makes fabric softer it reduces creasing and static cling

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Stain removal

Act quickly before stain dries in fabric
Scrape or blot off as much as you can don't rub in the stain
Start with a mild treatment like soaking it with cold water
If using a commercial stain remover first test it on a hidden part of the garment

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Chewing gum stain

Freeze and scrape it off, it may be neccessary to remove grease stain, in which case use a grease solvent e.g benzene

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Perspiration, tea and coffee

Soak in warm water with a biological detergent wash as casual

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Blood, gravy and eggs

Soak in cold water immediately if the stain has set soak it in warm water with a biological detergent

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Grass, ink stain

Soak stained area in methylated spirits, wash as usual

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Chocolate stain

Wash in hot water of the stain remains dab with glycerine wash as usual

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Grease stain

Wash in hot water and detergent if stain remains dab with a grease solvent e.g benzene wash as usual