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Tips on How to Use Bleach: To keep whites their whitest always use ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach. Even after Labor Day.

Tips on How to Use Bleach

Machines without a bleach dispenser:

  • Add your favorite detergent to wash water before adding clothes or bleach.
  • Add ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach to wash water after your detergent, but before adding clothes. For optimal results, we recommend adding ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach to water five minutes after the wash cycle has begun.
  • Add clothes to wash water after the wash cycle begins.

 High Efficiency Washing Machines and other machines with a Bleach Dispenser:

  • Simply fill your bleach dispenser to the maximum fill line with Clorox® Regular-Bleach. It measures the bleach for you — yes, it’s that easy! If your dispenser is smaller than ½ cup, use the instructions above.
  • Add ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach to wash water after your detergent, but before adding clothes. For optimal results, we recommend adding ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach to water five minutes after the wash cycle has begun.
  • For an even easier pour, try using Clorox® Splash-Less™ Bleach. The thicker formula gives you more control as you pour.

 Extra large machines:

  • For larger machines, we recommend using 1 cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach to get your whites their whitest.
  • If your extra large machines does not have a bleach dispenser, follow instructions above using 1 cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach.
  • If your extra large machines has a bleach dispenser, fill dispenser to the maximum fill line.

 

Not sure if your garment can be bleached? Try this quick and easy test.

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