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    Question laundry cold water wash question

    Just starting to wash in cold water. I have a question.

    Can you safely put light load and dark load clothes in the same load if washing in cold water?

    Example jeans and dark dress pants and a white shirt all in the same load.

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    I wash in cold water, but I still wash darks and whites separate on the off chance that something will fade or stain the whites. I wash light colors with whites with no problem.

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    I also wash in cold, but still seperate.

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    I also in cold but still seperate but i do keep shout color catchers and if i think something might fade i tear i in half and throw in washer and there been times im so glad i did,i think they are expensive but the 1/2 of 1 will do as good as a whole one.

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    I wash in cold water.. I combined all colors and don't seem to have any problems.. No fading or bleeding at all..

    I do wash my towels and bedding in hot still...

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    Never would I put a white shirt in with jeans..I would think even in cold h20, it would dull the white shirt. But, I've never tried it. I wash in cold..but still separate clothes..from habit-I'm sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ali Lee View Post
    Never would I put a white shirt in with jeans..I would think even in cold h20, it would dull the white shirt
    Maybe it's cos' I put some borax in the wash, but I don't get a dull or faded look... I've had to break a few habits when it comes to laundry, and haven't regretted it at all..

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    Separate...I only use cold with the exception of his work clothes. But still separate.
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    Another one here who washes in cold but I do seperate my loads.

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    Cold washer, color separater.

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    Cold washer, color separator too.

    No one in my family has become ill because towels or sheets haven't been washed in warm or hot.

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    I wash darks in cold water, but I seperate from lights/whites. I wash the lights/whites in hot water.

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    mostly cold. but very seperate loads here. whites w/ whites. khakis w/ khakis. colrs together. darks together. socks, underwear, sheets and towels in hot water and directly in the dryer

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