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.
Let's face it, it's happened to the best of us. Wet swimsuits, winter clothes, or even something as simple as getting busy and forgetting to toss a load of wash into the dryer. The next thing you know, your clothes or towels have developed a nasty smellin
Just did this and it worked! 1 cup laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish detergent, 1/2 cup borax, 1/2 cup bleach. Wash on sanitary cycle. Put dish detergent and borax directly in washer. My pillows came out white! Dry with dryer balls to make sure pillows dry completely. -KD
We continue to be spellbound by the soft-scrubbing, smell-stopping, subtle power of baking soda. There are so many uses for it. We recently came across some baking soda uses from True Value hardware - check them out after the jump...
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)
“My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time….he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this…..do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!” Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this. @ DIY Home Design