3 Tips for Cleaner Laundry and Lower Bills
Do you want to make your clothes look sparkly clean? But, those stubborn stains never go away, do they? Many people know that wine and food stains can’t wash off that easily. They are impossible to get rid of without the expensive detergent.
What can we do? Luckily there is a way to remove those stains without spending a ton of money. We recommend these DIY tricks and tips that will make your life much easier. These laundry cleaners don’t contain any harmful chemicals.
Therefore, they are completely safe to use. Here are the best solutions we will gladly share with you.
1. Vinegar and Lemon
It might be difficult to find a standard natural and nontoxic solution that will effectively clean your laundry. But, if you try these tricks, you won’t have to use any unnatural detergents ever again.
Mix vinegar and lemon juice and apply the mixture only on the stains. Brush it off to remove the stains.
Note: Do not use hydrogen peroxide or chlorine bleach with lemon juice. But, feel free to add one cup of club soda for more effective results.
2. Baking Soda
For this natural cleaner, you will need one cup of baking soda and 4l water.
Soak your dirty clothes in this mixture and wait for it to take effect. According to research, baking soda can be immensely helpful for making the clothes whiter, removing stains, and removing the odor from the clothes.
Furthermore, it can neutralize the acid and remove stains on clothes that come from:
- Battery Acid
- Drain Opener
- Toilet Bowl Cleaner
If you want to remove the bacteria and neutralize the acid quickly, sprinkle a bit of baking soda on the fabric. If the acid is dry, use baking soda to neutralize its effect and prevent any damage to your washing machine.
Crayons In the Washing Machine
If your child accidentally left some crayons in the washing machine in the middle of all the clothing, there is a way to get rid of all the mess. Re-start the washing machine and wash the clothing in the hottest water that your fabric can handle.
Also, add half a box of baking soda to remove all the stains.
Aged Linens Tips and Tricks
If your clothes get all wrinkly and yellowy with age, you can use baking soda to remove those problems. Baking soda is a completely natural cleaner that can help whiten the old clothes and might even make them brighter than ever.
This is the best way to take good care of your favorite old clothes. Moreover, if you want to make the old fabric soft again, baking soda can help you with it as well. All you have to do is use half a cup of baking soda and rinse the clothes in it.
If you have yellow armpits on your favorite clothes, you should use aspirin to get rid of them. In a bowl with water crush six aspirin clothes and mix them. Next, soak the clothes in the mixture for 30 minutes and wash them with detergent.
The aspirin can make your clothes look brand new. However, we recommend using white clothes only, since there is a chance that the aspirin will make the clothes brighter.
This remedy is a traditional Grandmother's-Remedy that has been used for hundreds of years. Although there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, our Grandmothers swear by it.