Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue & mildew smell & will actually leave them feeling fluffy & smelling fresh.
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)
DIY "Miracle" Cleaner -- 1 part Dawn Dishwashing Liquid (the original blue kind) -- 2 parts Hydrogen Peroxide -- Mix together and pour directly on the stain. Can clean the following (Be smart and be sure to do a spot test first though!): Grout Skunked Dogs Carpet Microfiber Couch Cloth Diapers Floor Grout Clothes Carpet Cleaner Upholstery Red Wine Stains
Carpet Stain Remover: Mix 1/4 cup salt, 1/4 cup borax and 1/4 cup vinegar, then apply this paste to deep stains or heavily soiled sections of carpet. Allow the paste to sit on the carpet for several hours until it dries completely, then vacuum it away. Use vinegar in place of chemicals in steam cleaner. **there is no mention of where the baking soda shown in the picture is used :/
Get Rid Of---Ants, Ants, Ants from Food.com: This is a miracle recipe for getting rid of those pesty ants that come every spring and summer. Mix up the solution, pack cotton balls in a jar cover, and put the solution on and they will be gone.
DIY laundry stain remover 4TBSP Hydrogen Peroxide, 2 TBSP Baking Soda, 1 TSP blue Dawn dish soap. This works, it just removed 2 stains from clothes I thought were ruined. Also took red wine out of my carpet. - Sam