Summer is here, which means a total shift in the weather, our preferences in drink, clothes, and foods. We wish to stay breezy during the summer months. And clothes are a crucial part of that, take colors for instance. It’s better to wear light colors or white to help reflect some of the light than dark ones.
Keeping white clothes clean is not that easy. With time, it loses its shine, and even the unique setting on the machine doesn’t do anything magical either. It turns out there are other ways you can keep the color looking fresh.
- Baking Soda
This magical ingredient pops almost in every hack. Unless it involves using it in your face or hair, you can go ahead with it. Mix a few spoonfuls of baking sods in the detergent. It easily scrubs out the stubborn stains.
Besides curing your usual headaches, these small caps can ease the stress of your white laundry. Add six Aspirin in hot water, mix thoroughly until it dissolves. Now, soak the clothes overnight before popping them in the washer.
- Vinegar and Lemon
Mix a cup of lemon with a cup of vinegar. Soak your clothes for 30 minutes in this solution—Wash the clothes with your regular detergent as easy as that.
Create a thick paste with borax and vinegar. Directly use it on the stain. Let it sit for a while before you wash the clothes as usual. And voila! It’s good as new.
- Low Heat Drying
Drying clothes in high heat setting can damage your wears. From burns to yellowish marks, use a lower setting next time. The clothes will dry out and stay durable for a long time.
- Dishwasher Detergent
I know this sounds strange but bear with it for a second. Use dishwasher detergent to wash your whites and once they are done. These clothes will come out looking like the light you see at the end of the tunnel.
- Hydrogen Peroxide
This is a much gentler form of bleaching. Apply in the stained area let it sit for a while before you add it to the washer. A side note: Only use bleach in cotton material. Bleaching any other material can lead to unpleasant yellowish marks.
So, here are a few ways you can keep your whites looking like they are supposed to. Lets us know the technique that worked for you.
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