How to Wash Jeans

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Washing jeans for the first time requires turning them inside out, washing them separately from other garments and washing them in cool water to prevent shrinkage. Dry jeans on a medium heat setting, or hang them up to air dry, with advice from an... View Video Transcript

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Hi, I'm Erica. We are in Salt Lake City, Utah, and I'm going to talk to you today about how to wash your jeans. First thing you need to do if you've just bought a pair of jeans or you have heavily soiled or dirty jeans, you need to wash them separately. Be sure to wash your new jeans separately and inside out because colors could bleed onto your other clothes, so I always wash them by themselves the first couple times. If these jeans you've had for a while, be sure to put them inside out to just preserve the color of your jeans so that they don't fade. And so I'll just put them inside out just like this. And then after that, you'll need to put it in the washer. Put it...you can wash your clothes on cold or warm -- that will usually be the best. You can also wash them on hot, but then you'd run the risk of shrinking them. After you wash your jeans, you can put them in the dryer. Be sure to put it on the medium or middle setting. So go ahead and put them in the dryer. Make sure that the lint trap is clean, so that you don't overheat your dryer. If you're worried about your jeans shrinking, just air dry them. You can air dry them in the dryer or you can just hang...lay them over a chair and let them dry.