Doing laundry is necessary but it also carries a lot of risk to your clothes. With so many setting on these new washers it is really easy for things to get messed up. The best way to prevent your clothes from getting faded is to wash on cold water. Using hot water will lift the chemical out of the clothes and fade it quickly. Also, turn your pants, socks, shirts, etc inside-out. Turning them inside-out will ensure that the insides are continually rub against all the other clothes. If the inside gets faded, most people won’t care, but at least the outside will look good. You don’t want to have to buy new clothes sooner than necessary. Keeping these tips in mind can extend the life of your clothing and save you money.