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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    whilst on the subject of washing, does anyone else not wash linens (mainly dish cloths) with underwear/general washing?

    I like to do dish cloths by themselves in case underwear is dirty and gets into the dish cloth fabric.

    probably a bit of a long bow to draw but I'm pretty anal ������
    I try not to put undies in with teatowels and dishcloths. Other clothes yes.


    OP I use omo sensitive in a front loader. All my clothes come out really clean and I rarely ever need to soak anything. I always wait until it is on special (eg sometimes Coles sell it out half price) and buy up bit to last me to the next sale.

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    I have a samsung front loader and use Aldi laundry liquid and a scoop of napisan in every wash. Almost everything goes in, clothes, linen and towels. Whites get there own wash.

    Tea towels and dish clothes get washed separately, ALWAYS! And I squirt a generous amount of disinfectant into the load.

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    Cold power or radiant are good. I used to use cheap brands but you can't beat quality. Both woollies and Coles usually have one or the other on sale.

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    Thanks everyone there is some seriously awesome advice here!! Am definitely going to get some new washing powder to try this week.

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    I use BioZet - works well in cold water in a front loader.

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    I use Omo in my front loader and wash in cold water. It's great. I was using bio zet but the powder would never fully wash out of the dispenser, so Omo it is. Plus the clothes smell fresh and I can buy it in bulk at Costco!

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    Omo- everything is on cold wash, except whites.
    Whites get a half cap of napisan too.

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    OMO

    Was using the sensitive for a little while but went back to the normal one as I liked the smell better...strange I know.

    Often it comes on sale around half price for the smaller containers or you can buy it in bulk from a few stores also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    whilst on the subject of washing, does anyone else not wash linens (mainly dish cloths) with underwear/general washing?

    I like to do dish cloths by themselves in case underwear is dirty and gets into the dish cloth fabric.

    probably a bit of a long bow to draw but I'm pretty anal 😂
    I wash dish cloths with table cloths and placemats only. I also divide clothes into whites, brights, darks, and I won't wash 'fluffy' clothes with non-fluffy! Socks get washed with jeans or towels, undies go with t shirts! My poor DP has a hard time keeping up with the divisions!


 

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