Who knew?? Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. 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 f...

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!

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!

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make old towels like new... For front loaders : put vinegar in the fabric softener dispenser and the baking soda in the detergent dispenser.

Remember this during pool season - Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... SUPER USEFUL

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Unblock your drains by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.

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Sprinkle a bit of baking soda into the corners, pour a bit of vinegar into a cup and pour it into the tracks. Wipe clean.

DIY liquid Fabric Softener - NOT the kind with chemical-heavy conditioners: 1 Cup of distilled water, 1 Cup baking soda, 2 Cups of white vinegar, 25 Drops of essential oil

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If your towels are not smelling nearly as fresh as they once did, you might have build up! Find out how to strip them clean and get those pesky odors out of them once and for all!!!

Must try: How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. Tell you what, you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

Wash 1: 1 cup vinegar on hot cycle wash 2: 1/2 cup baking soda normal cycle dry: dry completely and done!!! I do this to all my stinky towels. did it, it works --aj

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