7 Ways You're Doing Laundry Wrong
Beyond sorting lights from darks, there's an art to getting clothes really clean, and chances are you're unwittingly making some mistakes. We asked laundry experts to give us the dirt.
White jeans that are a cotton/spandex blend (and that's pretty much every pair these days) present a challenge because they can't be washed with that go-to stain remover for whites: "You can't bleach spandex," says Clorox scientist and "Dr. Laundry" blogger Mary Gagliardi
. Using chlorine bleach on white jeans with spandex will result in yellowing—exactly the opposite of what you want. Instead, use color-safe bleach.