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A down comforter can be washed in the washing machine, but it takes extra care and drying time. It can take several hours to complete the laundering process for a down comforter. More »

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To wash a down comforter at home, place it in a washing machine with mild detergent, wash it with an extra rinse cycle and dry it on your dryer's lowest heat setting. This procedure takes several hours and requires a lar... More »

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For a washer to clean a king-size comforter comfortably, it needs a load capacity of 3.8 cubic feet or more. Conventional front-loading washers are a better choice for large items such as comforters, because they can han... More »

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To wash Levi's jeans, or any denim jeans that do not have special care instructions on the tag, use a regular washing machine. Wash Levi's jeans with other jeans and turn them inside out. Air dry them if possible. More »

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