This woman's blog is outstanding! If you need organization...check it out! Pin now, look later.
My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fairly fresh again, and makes your post-shower experience a dr...
I'm going to need this for our new carpet! :) It's called "miracle spray"
A great blog on cleaning and maintaining your home. I love how she has a notebook and goes through the house like a prospective buyer - list everything that needs attention. Why should your house only look great when it's up for sale? (I do this!)
Surprising Cleaning New Uses More hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time
Homemade Febreze for 15 cents. 1/8 cup Baking Soda 2 tablespoons Fabric Softener Hot water (enough to fill the bottle) Shake. Presto!