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Helpful Hints – Laundry

  • Soak new colored clothes in salty water before washing. The colors will stay brighter in the wash.

    Helpful Hints
  • Soak blue jeans in ½ cup vinegar before their first wash to prevent the color from fading.
  • Wash jeans in cold water and only place in the dryer for about 10 minutes. Hang to dry.  This prevents shrinking.
  • Wash corduroy inside out to keep it lint free.
  • Fold socks in pairs before washing.
  • Use vinegar to remove sweat and grass stains.
  • Some stains can be removed by soaking a garment in baking soda and water and then washing.
  • Measure detergent with the scoop that comes with the soap.
  • Use cold water for the rinse cycle. Clothes retain their shape better.
  • Make your socks whiter by soaking them in boiling water to which a slice of lemon has been added. Wash the socks in your normal washing cycle.

Laundry Helpful Hints

  • Turn pants inside out before washing. It will keep them lint free and the color will stay better.laundry
  • Soak bright colored clothes in cold, salt water before laundering to keep the colors brighter longer.
  • in socks in pairs before washing them so that they match up when they come out of the laundry.
  • If you have a sticky zipper rub it with a lead pencil.
  • Always hand wash silk garments in cool water.
  • Use vinegar to remove grass stains from clothing.
  • Always measure detergent using the scoops that came with the soap.
  • Use a cold water rinse cycle. Clothes retain their shape and color better.
  • Dishwasher detergent can be used to whiten sweat socks and white cottons.
  • To remove blood stains, soak the clothing in cold water for a day. Change the water occasionally.
  • Use a bit of toothpaste to remove ink from clothing.

Laundry Helpful Hints

Helpful Hints
  • Fold one sock over another before washing so that you don’t have to match them after washing.
  • Wash blue jeans in cold water, dry for 10 minutes and then fold over a wooden hanger to dry.
  • Soak new coloured clothes in salt water before laundering to help prevent running.
  • Club soda helps remove stains.
  • Use vinegar to remove grass stains.
  • Clean your washing machine by running the wash cycle in an empty machine using warm water and vinegar.
  • Soak white socks in boiling water and lemon. They will become brighter.
  • Remove blood stains by soaking in cold water and rubbing with hand soap.
  • Place clothes with gum in the freezer overnight. The gum will easily pull off the next day.
  • Put water stained fabrics in salt water and soak until the stain comes out.