POPSUGAR Fashion Laundry What Temperature H2O Do You Wash Most of Your Clothes In? by Fashion 5/03/07 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Read More LaundryFab Poll Laundry The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Laundry How Many Wears Before You Need to Wash 9 Tips For Your Cleanest Laundry Ever Clean Machine: Homemade Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent Get chic with our daily newsletter Celebrity Style Beauty Tips Fashion and Beauty News Street Style Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. JKe895 8 years I didn't know about preservation of clothing depending on the water temp but I typically just follow what the tags say. amandak3011 8 years cold not only keeps my heat/electric bill from being ridiculously high, it's also way better for the environment and my clothes! cageyme 8 years I haven't done the laundry in 10 years. When I first got married my husband didn't like how I folded the clothes. He was very particular. So I said, "Fine, then you do it!" He has done his own laundry - and mine - ever since. Quite, happily, too. He lets me know when he is out of laundry detergent or dryer sheets. That's the closest to doing the laundry that I get. calibabi 8 years hot for whites, cold for everything else shini 8 years uh well cold for colours and warm for whites, isn't it supposed to be like that? I mean those knobs on the washing machine must mean something... skiacresluv 8 years Cold, I hate when my stuff shrinks and if I mix colors it never bleeds, I'm lazy so I mix everything! workinggirl83 8 years Cold keeps my electric bill low. carito8 8 years I don't do my laundry, but if I am doing it I'll use cold for colors and hot for whites. I always hand wash my lingerie and the delicate stuff. smarler 8 years Cold -- it keeps the gas bill lower since I'm slightly addicted to the washing machine. lovekailua 8 years cold! lovekailua 8 years cold! juiceejuice 8 years cold, cold, cold. juiceejuice 8 years cold, cold, cold. GIOVS 8 years this is a good poll, of course that is better the cold whater for the clothes but in whites is better the hot.i don´t do my laundry but i know how wash mu clothes, i do sometimes but just sometimes GIOVS 8 years this is a good poll, of course that is better the cold whater for the clothes but in whites is better the hot. i don´t do my laundry but i know how wash mu clothes, i do sometimes but just sometimes sofi 8 years cold for colors and warm for whites. Seems to work pretty well especially those stained whites that can handle higher temps.When in doubt-cold sofi 8 years cold for colors and warm for whites. Seems to work pretty well especially those stained whites that can handle higher temps. When in doubt-cold partysugar 8 years Cold and I hand wash a lot of things like all of my lingerie and delicate tops and tissue tees. julieulie 8 years I always wash in cold water... better for the clothes AND for my electricity bill! Samanna42 8 years So I voted warm and meant to vote cold - duh, ha ha. metamonkey 8 years COLD! It's better for the environment (less heating and energy waste), costs less, and keeps your clothes longer! Just use a detergent made for cold water. thehabra 8 years what?Cold?I didn't know that was even an option... Drewsfan 8 years I usually wash with warm. No one ever told me it was bad for my clothes! glam-sugar 8 years Mostly cold. I wash towels in warm water though. jennifer76 8 years Always cold! The only exceptions are severely stained kids clothes or towels, both of which I wash on warm. And then the hubbin's work out clothes which I wash on hot. Blech. Everything else cold - it's the only way to keep them fresh and new looking!