How many towels can I wash in one load?
A front-load washer can handle a 12-pound load on average, or about seven bath towels; a top-load washer can usually handle a 15- to 18-pound load, or nine to 11 bath towels.
What setting do you put towels on in the washer?
Wash towels on high with the hottest water you can. Add bleach (for white towels) or vinegar to the rinse cycle at least every few times you wash the towels. If towels are coming out dingy, increase the water temperature and use bleach. Make sure you are using a quality detergent.
Why is my washing machine not drying?
When your washer will not spin dry your clothes, the debris filter or coin trap may be blocked. Your washer has a filtering device down and near the pump called a drain filter or a coin trap. This filter grabs all foreign objects that go down and into the drain.
Where does the water from the washing machine go?
Wastewater from your washing machine and dishwasher may either go to your septic tank and/or cesspool or to a separate disposal system called a dry well. This wastewater can be problematic due to its high concentrations of soaps and detergents, grease and paper.
Will laundry detergent kill plants?
All laundry detergents contain salts, typically sodium salts such as sodium nitrate, sodium sulphate, sodium phosphate and sodium silicate, making them highly saline. Sodium in the salts is particularly detrimental not only to plants, but soils.
Can I use GREY water on my plants?
Greywater may contain traces of dirt, food, grease, hair, and certain household cleaning products. While greywater may look “dirty,” it is a safe and even beneficial source of irrigation water in a yard. Greywater can also be used to irrigate vegetable plants as long as it doesn’t touch edible parts of the plants.
Is oxiclean safe for greywater?
Hydrogen perioxide, or H2O2, very quickly breaks down into oxygen and water, so it’s safe in a greywater system. When it fizzes, it’s decomposing. Oxyclean is a mix of things, but the special ingredient is Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) or Baking Soda.