What do washing machine symbols mean?

What do washing machine symbols mean?

If the garment is machine washable, then you’ll either see dots or numbers inside the bucket symbol, representing the recommended maximum temperature: one dot means 30 °C (meaning that you have to wash your clothing in cold water), two dots 40 °C (warm water), and four dots 60 °C.

Which Indesit models are recalled?

Which Indesit machines have been recalled?

  • XWA 81252X K UK Indesit.
  • XWA 81252X W UK Indesit.
  • XWD 71452X K UK Indesit.

What does the snowflake symbol mean on my washing machine?

A snowflake, for a cold wash. A bowl with a hand, for a handwash. A key, for the child lock. An iron for the easy-ironing programme. A basin with a jet of water for the rinse cycle.

What does do not wash symbol mean?

The Do Not Wash symbol is the standard wash symbol with a cross through it. If the label instructs you not to wash the item, it will have to be dry cleaned after it gets dirty – see the section on Dry Cleaning Symbols below.

What does the triangle symbol mean on clothes?

bleaching allowed
Triangle: A triangle symbol means ‘bleaching allowed’ when necessary in a dilute solution, so one with a cross through it is the ‘do not bleach symbol’. One with diagonal lines means you can use a non-chlorine colour-safe bleach only.

How do I know if my Indesit washing machine needs to be recalled?

Whirlpool has set up a model checker online. Owners of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines bought since October 2014 will need to enter the model and serial number of their appliance – found inside the door or on the back – to see if it is one of those affected.

How do I find out if my washing machine has been recalled?

To check if a washing machine is potentially affected, customers will need both the model number and the serial number of the appliance. Both of these codes can be found inside the door, or alternatively on a label on the rear of the appliance. What should those with affected machines do?

What is the fabric softener symbol?

There is currently no symbol for fabric softener; it’s better not to use fabric softener at all.

What do the garment care symbols mean?

A laundry symbol, also called a care symbol, is a pictogram indicating the manufacturer’s suggestions as to methods of washing, drying, dry-cleaning and ironing clothing. Such symbols are written on labels, known as care labels or care tags, attached to clothing to indicate how a particular item should best be cleaned.

What is the laundry symbol for do not spin?

Square with circle in it: If there is a dot in the middle of the circle, it must be done on a low heat. Two dots means it can be dried on a high heat. If there is a cross through it, this is the do not tumble dry symbol, so the item is not suitable to be tumble-dried.

What does 600 mean on a washing machine?

Wool: 1200 rpm. Denim: 900 rpm. Dress shirts: 600 rpm. Delicates: 600 rpm. Silk: 400 rpm.

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