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Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them feeling fluffy and smelling fresh. (Do not add laundry detergent to either wash. Just once with vinegar and once with baking soda.) good to know for the future.
Money saver frugal #diy plus you get a non smelling Goo Gone alternative. Goo Gone is a great product for removing adhesive and other stickiness from things around the house. Unfortunately, the smell is pretty bad and it can be a little costly.
Pinner said: Each week I add 2 lbs of Baking Soda to the water in our above ground pool (our pool is 10,000 gallons,) in addition to the normal chemicals. I am impressed by how clear and sparkly the water is after the addition of baking soda! Really, there is a visible difference. Baking Soda also makes the water less irritating to the eyes by balancing the PH level.
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