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. *** This trick also works well with wet bathing suits that were left to dry.
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Get rid of stinky, mildew towels. I love this recipe! My towels are so soft and clean smelling! So glad I found this, I was just about to throw out all of my towels and buy new because no matter how many times I washed them, they still stunk! I gave this a try and voila! My towels smell fresh and clean!
For every time burns our pots. Clean burnt pots - vinegar, baking soda, and water :) I had been soaking a pan for 2 days, scrubbing like crazy several times. Brought the water n vinegar to a boil, added baking soda. Waited a couple mins, dumped it all out n everything just wiped off! I had a brand new looking pan! I will be remembering this one lol
Going to try this... Strip towels of detergent buildup and make them smell brand new. Wash towels in hot water with one cup distilled white vinegar. Wash towels again in hot water with 1/2 cup baking soda. Run through dryer and towels smell better than ever!