Detergent residue is a white substance that resembles lint and can leave streaks on garments. It can be caused by any of the below:
- Powder detergent that does not dissolve.
- Using too little detergent.
- Incomplete rinsing caused by an overloaded tub or drum.
- Misuse of liquid fabric softener.
- Hard water.
Low water pressure.To remove detergent residue, rewash the items in the hottest water safe for the fabrics, using the recommended amount of detergent.