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How many Mums separate their colours from whites these days? Is it still worth my time? Thanks! 


Posted by sanjipanj, 4th April 2014


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  • Only if the clothes are brand new and the colour may run. Otherwise no, all in together.


  • No except for a new white item l will wash by itself!


  • I only wash certain clothes separately because they tend to run or collect lint.


  • Towels always stay separate as they make a mess of whites and colours.


  • I do for crisp white clothes otherwise they grey.


  • I never separate colours.
    I only separate the towels from the clothes :)


  • It depends, it come down to if the colours are going to run, if the item is new I would separate it, however if it is old I would combine it, as it shouldn’t run


  • I wash everything together in cold water.


  • I have never done it, waste of time in my opinion, I wash clothes separate from towels and blankets etc but not colours.


  • I don’t seperate unless it is a brand new item. My mum told to place tea spoon of salt in the water as this some how can prevent the colors leaking onto the clothes.


  • I don’t separate and they seem fine to me. every now and again I will soak whites in with napisan before I put them in the wash if they need it.


  • I separate my clothes and keeps my whites whiter!!


  • Sometimes I do just depends what it is.


  • I still do, I think it keeps the whites brighter by not throwing in the pales with whites


  • i do. :)


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