It is difficult to keep clothes as white as they are for several reasons. The pale gray and pale colors can discolor on the whites, so make sure to wash only WHITE, or that one gets dirty and the spots no longer want to disappear.
And detergents, even the most effective, are not always able to make our white clothes white again. That's why it's sometimes best to use good old recipes from grandmothers recipes to whiten our clothes.
Here are 7 who can help!
1) Add lemon juice to the laundry:
Add 125 ml (1/2 cup) of lemon juice to the warmest water you can adjust on the washing machine. Soak the white clothes for at least 1 hour, or overnight if possible, and start washing as usual!
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2) Add white vinegar to the laundry:
Simply add 125 ml (1/2 cup) of white vinegar in the machine's rinse cycle for whiter, but also softer clothes! You will be surprised of the result!
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3) A homemade whitening solution:
Try this miracle solution to get sparkling clothes clean! You will need very very hot water, 250 ml (1 cup) of laundry soap, 250 g (1 cup) of powder dish soap, 250 ml (1 cup) of bleach, and 125 g (1/2 cup) of Borax (a whitening product found in laundry, pharmacy, or Walmart). Soak white clothes in this solution for a few hours or overnight and wash normally afterwards.
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4) Enjoy the sun:
Our mothers and grandmothers knew how to enjoy the sun, but many people of our generation still do not know that the sun is very effective in eliminating some nasty stains on white clothes. But when you think about it, it makes sense! Think of all those fabrics that will discolor with time in the sun! Umbrella, curtains, patio set cushions. etc. So imagine a small yellow spot on a white garment! It will take 2 to 3 days in the sun to eliminate a stain on a garment lying on the clothesline!
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5) Use dishwasher tablets:
The next time you try to whiten a stained white shirt, throw a powder tablet for the dishwasher into the machine. TheDaily Mailgave a 7/10 rating for the effectiveness of this method because the oxidizing agents that help remove stains on dishes in the dishwasher also work on your white clothes.
6) Soak your white clothes in baking soda:
Mix 1,000 ml (4 cups) of water with 250 g (1 cup) of baking soda. Let your white clothes soak in the solution for several hours or all night before washing them at a regular washing cycle for sparkling white clothes!
7) Use hydrogen peroxide:
Hydrogen peroxide is widely recognized for wound disinfection, cleansing cuts and scratches on the skin, but it is also perfect for removing stains and making your whites even whiter! Add some to your wash before starting a regular cycle. Or prepare a paste with baking soda, dish soap and hydrogen peroxide, this recipe comes to the end of the worst stains! Even wine stain!