Recharge towels by washing them once with hot water and vinegar, then a time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the detergent and fabric softener residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar & 1 Cup of Baking Soda directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment.
Add orange peels or any citrus peel to a quart white vinegar in closed container let set two weeks Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water, use for cleaning Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. tough on scum!
Never Ending Dryer Sheets: 1 Container with an airtight lid 4 sponges cut in half 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener 2 cups water Squeeze excess liquid from 1 sponge and toss in dyer. When done, put sponge back in container.
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens the mattress. Baking Soda Tips.
Time to wash and whiten yellowed pillows? Whiten yellowed pillows HOT HOT HOT water 1 cup of laundry detergent 1 cup powdered dishwasher detergent 1 cup bleach (you could try “A Natural Bleach Alternative“ if you are opposed to chlorine bleach) cup borax