3. PRACTICAL TIPS
WARNING: when sorting laundry, make
- have eliminated metallic objects such as
hair clips, pins, coins, from laundry;
- to have buttoned pillow cases, closed
ps, tied loose belts and long robe
- to have
removed rollers, hooks or clips
- to have carefully read clothing washing
- to have removed any persistent stains
ing specific detergents.
! When washing rugs, bedcovers or other
heavy clothing, we recommend you avoid
the spinning cycle.
! To wash wool, make sure the item can be
machine washed. Check the fabric label.
A guide environmentally friendly and
ic use of your appliance.
Maximise The Load Size
! Achieve the best use of energy, water,
detergent and time by using the
recommended maximum load size.
Save up to 50% energy by washing a full
load instead of 2 half loads.
Do you need to pre-was
! For heavily soiled laundry only!
SAVE detergent, time, water and
between 5 to 15% energy consumption
by NOT selecting Prewash for slight to
normally soiled laundry.
Is a hot wash required?
! Pretreat stains with stain remover or soak
dried in stains in water before washing to
reduce the necessity of a hot wash
Save up to 50% energy by using a 60°C
Before using a drying programme
! SAVE energy and time by selecting a
high spin speed to reduce the water
content in laundry before using a drying
Following is a quick
guide with tips and
recommendations on detergent use at the
various temperatures. In any case, always
read the instructions on the detergent for
correct use and doses.
For washes between 40°C and 60°C
the type of detergent used needs to be
appropriate for the type of fabric and
level of soiling.
Normal powders are suitable for “white”
or colour fast fabrics with high soiling,
while liquid detergents or “colour
protecting” powders are suitable for
coloured fabrics with light levels of