Are your towels a shadow of their former fresh and absorbent self? We’ve got tips that will restore them to their former glory …
There is nothing worse than having funky smelling towels. Apart from the odor, after a period of time, they simply stop working! In other words, they are useless at drying you off!
You will love these tips that show you how to recharge and freshen up your towels using a couple of ingredients from your pantry.
7 ways to use baking soda in laundry via Thirty One
The results will be softer and more absorbent towels that are literally recharged! You are not going to believe how soft they feel and how fresh they smell. Another tip is that you should wash new towels prior to using them. This will de-fluff them. Lets take a quick look at how you can address a few common laundry issues.
As you can see from the Infographic above, Baking Soda can come to your rescue for a number of things. You can add it to your washing cycle for whiteness and brightness, you can add 1/2 a cup to your final rinse for a fabric softener and you can even sprinkle it in your laundry hamper to keep nasty odors at bay.
It’s a great spot cleaner for your washing machine too. When mixed with water it becomes a paste and you will be amazed how well it works. You can also mix it with hydro peroxide and it is the ultimate tough stain remover and it really works!
How To Lose The Laundry Stink
We have included a video from Clean My Space that runs through all the reasons why you might be suffering Laundry Stank as they call it. Are you putting wet clothes in your hamper, are you leaving them in your washer long after they should be hung up? Is your washing machine long overdue for a clean?
These are just some of the reasons they will address. They share some great tips and tricks too. Click Play above to watch now ^
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How To Recharge Towels via Web4Retail
Here’s an excellent Infographic from Web4Retail regarding the process of restoring your towels to their former glory.
All you need to do is add a cup of vinegar to your load of washing and let it run the entire cycle. Once completed, leave your towels in your washer and refill your machine with very hot water. This time you will be adding 1/2 a cup of Baking Soda to your laundry. Let your machine run through its cycle as usual.
Once completed, dry your towels in your dryer or on your clothesline. It’s important that they are completely dry. They will be beautiful and fresh and the absorbency will have returned.
Recharge Towels via Young Living
Here’s another version that includes adding Tea Tree Oil with the baking soda in the final rinse. As you can see there are a number of different versions you can experiment with. If you have something tried and true, let us know in the comments or visit us on our Facebook Page with details and we will add to our post.
Laundry Stain Removal Guide via A Typical English House
This stain removal guide is excellent and shows how you can use pantry staples like vinegar and baking soda as laundry stain removers. Lemon Juice, Toothpaste, Ammonia and Dawn Dishwashing Liquid are other great choices.