Queen of Clean: Whitening Whites

Published: Dec. 19, 2022 at 12:06 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 19, 2022 at 1:37 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - This is an easy soak for your whites to turn from dingy to sparkling white again.

How to: This is for white cotton and blends. Fabrics that can stand up to hot water.

WASHER METHOD: Fill a top load washer with the hottest possible water from your tap. Let it run until it is really hot

  • 1 – Cup of Laundry Detergent, 1 – Cup of Automatic Dishwasher Detergent, 1 – Cup of Bleach ½ - Cup Borax
  • Soak for several hours or overnight
  • Allow the washer to drain and then launder as you usually would

BASIN METHOD: Fill a sink (not stainless steel) or a large container with the hottest possible water

  • 1/3 – Cup Laundry Soap
  • 1/3 - Automatic Dishwasher Detergent
  • 1/3 – Cup Bleach
  • 1/4 – Cup Borax
  • Remove the clothes from the container and move them to the washing machine

Warnings & Cautions: Use care not to splash or spill chlorine bleach. Linda Says: Use only on whites. Not on whites with patterns, colors, etc.

For more information, go here: Queen of Clean Website

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