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How to Use an HE Washer

How much do you really know about high-efficiency washers? Learn how to get the most out of HE washing machines, high-efficiency detergents, and HE bleach.

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How to Use HE Washing Machines

Your washing machine is your trusted partner in laundry success, so you try to get to know it a little better.

High-Efficiency Washers

  • Always use HE detergents with HE washers.
  • Don’t overstuff your HE washer.
  • Never mix dry laundry products with liquid laundry products.
  • Bleach is the “mouthwash” for High Efficiency machines, removing build-up of bad odors that can collect weekly. Simply add Clorox® Regular Bleach2 during white loads once a week to remove the first traces of scum accumulation while keeping whites their whitest.

Understanding the Laundry Drawer

  • Your laundry drawer has a place for detergent, bleach and fabric softener. Put all three in before running the washing machine.
  • For white loads, add ½ cup Clorox® Regular Bleach2 to the dispenser or fill dispenser to maximum capacity.
  • For brighter colors, fill the cap of Clorox 2® Stain Remover and Color Booster product to line 1 and pour into the detergent dispenser.

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