First of all, you should select the clothes that you want to wash. Make sure you combine small articles with a few big ones. It will not make the machine overloaded and all clothes will get cleaned in a desired manner.
The combination of small and large particles of clothes maintains a good balance in the machine and it runs properly. In this way you can get rid of all clothes because every inch of the clothes receives cleansing from the machine.
Make sure you do not overload the machine which will not only reduce its performance as the water and clothes do not move freely.
Your clothes need to move properly and freely in the water of your washing machine. It will help in removing all sorts of stains and dirt in a desired way.
By creating balance will also help in protecting the fibres of your clothes as it will not let the material or soap left on the clothes.
After putting clothes into washing machine, pat gently downwards and make sure that all clothes get fit into the machine. It will also give you a good idea of how much space is left for adding more clothes.
Do not push the clothes hard as it will again make the machine overloaded and will reduce its performance.
You should fill the machine completely as it will save you time by making the clothes clean in a little time. You should also wait if you have not enough clothes to be washed in a washing machine.
You can try different combinations of large and small clothes in order to evaluate the performance of your washing machine. After knowing the right combination, make it a habit in future.