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Disinfect dirty toys with Clorox® Regular Bleach.Play nice with your little one’s toys by keeping them squeaky clean: Disinfect washable colorfast plastic toys with a solution of ½ cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach per gallon of water. Soak for 5 minutes, rinse and air dry.
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.
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
New “Debunking Bleach Myths” Video!
Wanted to direct your attention momentarily to the toolbar on left of the blog – I’ve added a new video to my “Live from the Laundry Room” series! The new video is titled “Debunking Bleach Myths.”
As a scientist who has worked for 30 years with Clorox, I’ ...Read More
Your Questions: Amount of Bleach in Laundry
Q: My wife has been unable to do the wash for a long time. A friend suggested that I use bleach to wash a pair of her white slacks that has many stains. But how much? Should I soak them first, or can I just add some to the wash machine and how much? ...Read More
Removing Stains from Rugs: Your Questions
Q: Recently I watered a plant that was sitting on a rattan rug. I over watered it and did not realize this until the next day. Now there is a brown spot on the rug from my stupid mistake. What can I use to erase this stain from the rug.....and my memory.....it is my boss's ...Read More
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