Myth 1. As higher the temperature is, as better the cloths would be washed
Colourful and white, cotton and linen cloths should be washed on a temperature not higher than 60 degrees. Washing of natural materials, such as wool and silk, must be done at a temperature, not higher than 40 degrees. If the temperature is higher than the one, suitable for the concrete material, there is quite a big chance for the cloths to shrink or stretch and to become useless after just one wash.
Myth 2. If the washing powder is not accumulating foam, this means that the cloths would not be well washed
Between the quality cloths wash and the quantity of the foam, there is completely no connection. The powder for hand washing is foaming visibly more than the one of machine washing, which definitely doesn’t not mean that the hand wash powder is having better washing qualities.
Myth 3. The washing powder leaves tracks on the cloths after washing
Because of some powder stains on the cloths after washing, many people decide to replace their favourite washing powder with a liquid one, which actually is not a must. If there are some powder leftovers on the cloths, the reason for this usually are two – wrong dosing of the detergent, or some problems with the machine’s drum. If you don’t put enough of washing powder, you won’t achieve the desired results; if you put too much – then you would also not achieve the best result.
Myth 4. The washing machine is a clean place
It appearance that some kitchen appliances could accumulate pathogens, that on their side could cause serious infections. One of those appliances is the washing machine, which appearance to be a serious source of different bacteria, causing variety of infections. The risque is caused by the combination between high temperature and a moist environment. The tests are proving that 62 percent of the washing machines contain bacteria, which are resistant to all kind of detergents.
Myth 5. An accidentally washed colourful cloth, together with the white laundry is the beginning of the end