What do the symbols on my washer dryer mean?
A circle inside a square means you can tumble dry the garment. The dots indicate temperature – one for low heat, two for slightly higher heat, and three for high heat. A cross over the symbol means you shouldn’t tumble dry the garment.
What is the pre wash symbol?
When it comes to putting these products in the right place, general guidelines include three symbols: I= pre wash. II= main wash. Flower symbol= fabric softener.
What is the symbol for fabric softener on washing machine?
There is currently no symbol for fabric softener; it’s better not to use fabric softener at all. Fabric softener is a liquid chemical added to the washing machine to penetrate and soften fibers.
What goes in prewash compartment?
Main wash compartment: Detergent for the main wash, water softener, pre-soaking agent, bleach and stain remover.
Do you put detergent in prewash?
Prewash is for particularly soiled or stained clothing and can help you get rid of the worst grime, stains, and dirt before the main wash. It’s like a separate starter wash that helps your clothes come out smelling fresh. When selecting a prewash cycle, you must put detergent in both dispenser compartments.
What are washing care symbols?
What are international laundry care symbols?
- Washtub (washing)
- Triangle (bleaching)
- Iron (ironing)
- Circle (dry cleaning)
- Square (drying)
What are clothes washing symbols?
A square with a circle inside means that the item can be safely tumble dried, while the number of dots inside the tumble dry symbol indicates what temperature setting to use: one dot stands for low heat, two dots for medium, and three for high heat setting. No dot means that you can tumble dry your clothes on any heat.
Do I put detergent in prewash or main wash?
The washing machine will fill with cold water, add the detergent present in the I – ‘Pre wash’ compartment, tumble and then drain, ready for the main wash. It is used when you have particularly stained or soiled clothing and can help get rid of the worst dirt and grime before the main cycle.
What’s the difference between prewash and main wash?
A pre-wash is normally a cycle that is selected in addition to the main wash cycle. Think of it as its own separate starter wash. The washing machine will fill with cold water, add the detergent present in the I – ‘Pre wash’ compartment, tumble and then drain, ready for the main wash.
What are the basic care symbols?
There are five basic categories of symbols:
- Washing: a trapezoid-shaped tub with squiggly lines representing water.
- Bleaching: a triangle.
- Drying: a square.
- Ironing: an iron.
- Professional Textile Care: a circle.