Re: New to DS with a few questions!
Can't help you with the FL questions, but good luck on your move!!! : )
As far as washing in an HE machine goes, USE EXTRA WATER!!! We either "trick" our machine by pressing pause and opening the door and it adds more water, or we just fill up a jug and add half a gallon or more to the wash when filling (through soap dispenser)... you want AS MUCH WATER AS POSSIBLE when using an HE.
Here's a good video on it: