Lesson details

At home, you might have heard different tips for cleaning up red wine stains, grass stains, or makeup. That's because every stain is different.

In this lesson, Genevieve Lerner will explain the different types of soils and how they should be washed. You will also look at colored linen, and learn about color fastness and why it is necessary to wash colored linen separately.

What you'll learn in the Sorting soiled laundry lesson

  • The different types of soils and how to wash them
  • The difference between lightly and heavily soiled goods
  • The reason for washing colored linen separately and defining color fastness