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- Dr. Laundry's
Disinfect a fishy countertop.Your family’s favorite fish dinner was delicious. The lingering germs on the kitchen countertop aren’t quite so pleasant. Here’s how to clean that fishy situation: Pre-wash surface with clean water. Mix ½ cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach into 1 gallon of water. Wipe or mop surface with bleach solution and let stand for 5 minutes. Rinse well and air dry. *Safe for hard nonporous surfaces only
Make an ink stain go poof.You put it in ink—literally. Here’s how to get ink and marker stains out of your favorite white shirt: Add ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach to a standard size washer following detergent. If dispenser is available, fill to the maximum level. Add laundry.
Banish a baby blowout.That new white onesie became an “oopsie!” fast when your baby had a blowout that escaped the diaper. Here’s how to one-up that onesie stain: Rinse stain with clean water. Then, combine 3 tbsp Clorox® Regular-Bleach per gallon of cool water. Submerge entire garment and soak for 5 minutes. Wash immediately using detergent and ½ cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach.
Q. What will remove cooking oil from a t-shirt?
A. I would start by pretreating the stain with something to help solubilize the cooking oil, breaking it up to make it easier to remove. Try liquid Clorox2® Stain Fighter and Color Booster or liquid dishwashing detergent. ...Read More
Removing Stains from Delicate Items
Q. I just finished soaking my daughter's 33-year-old polyester communion dress in Clorox2® Stain Fighter and Color Booster for 8 hours and then laundering it to eliminate dinginess. It hasn't changed much, if at all. Is there any point in repeating the process? Any other suggestions? I'm af ...Read More
Removing body soil from Egyptian cotton sheets
How can I remove body soils from 100% Egyptian cotton sheets? Will Clorox bleach harm the sheets by aging them faster?
It’s a common myth that bleach is hard on fabrics, and I’m happy to debunk the notion. No, laundering with Clorox® Regular-Bleach will not ...Read More
- Brenda H.