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4 Laundry Mistakes You Might Be Making – and How to Avoid Them

You're able to sort lights and darksin your sleep and consider yourselfa pocket-checking pro. But there are still laundrysteps you're probably missing. Close all zippers, hooks, andfasteners so the metal piecesdon't damage more delicate items. Stick to the detergent labelinstructions to avoid causingexcess suds. Unbutton all buttons to taketension off the thread andmake them last longer. Finally, use cold water fordark and bright colors, hotfor whites, and warm for knits.

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