turn your messy
moment INTO $20,000
- 1Share the Bleachable Moment you think no one can top
- 2Each week, earn the most votes by Sunday 11:59pm PT OR be selected by Clorox to WIN $50 and advance into next week’s Moment Showdown
- 3WIN the Weekly Showdown to go on for a chance at $20,000
Tips & Tricks
- 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 messy mud splashes disappear.Rain + white pants = a muddy formula for a fashion faux pas. Here’s how to remove a mud stain from your whites: Presoak in warm water with regular detergent for at least one hour. Then wash as usual with detergent and ½ cup clean-smelling Clorox® Scented Bleach. Repeat as needed until stain is gone.
Cut out cutting board germs.Make a mess of raw meat all over your cutting board? Here’s how to clean that up, chop chop: To sanitize plastic cutting boards, wash or rinse with liquid dishwashing detergent and water. Then soak in a solution using 2 teaspoons of Clorox® Regular-Bleach per gallon of water. Let stand 2 minutes, then air dry.
Removing rust stains
How can I remove rust in fabrics?
Unfortunately rust stains can NOT be removed with Clorox® Regular-Bleach (or any chlorine bleach for that matter). You need to use a rust remover product instead, and these can be found at hardware store ...Read More
Treating a sweatshirt with an emblem
I have a white hoodie with a school emblem on the front. The top of the front has yellowed and has some blue faded on it. How do I get it out without messing up the emblem? I'm afraid if I bleach that I will not be able to contain the area!
The Clor ...Read More
Bleach and Granite Countertops
Is Clorox® Regular-Bleach safe to use on my granite countertops?
Yes, Clorox® Regular-Bleach is safe for sealed granite countertops. Remember, bleach should never be used full strength for cleaning any surface--it should always be diluted with water ...Read More
Treating lipstick marks
Whether under the mistletoe, at midnight or just after a big kiss from Grandma, lipstick marks are a frequent holiday stain! Lipstick is a combination stain of a greasy/oil part and dye, and you have to treat the oil portion of the stain first. To start, pre-treat the stain with liquid dish washi ...Read More
Removing “potty” smells from children’s clothing
I am potty training and my children seem to have accidents. It can stink pretty bad and is hard to get the smell out in the laundry. It's not just in the underwear but in the blue jeans or pants they are wearing as well. I don't have an issue bleaching the underwear, but obviously don't w ...Read More
Using the bleach pen on cross-stitch aida cloth
Can I use your Bleach Pen on cross-stitch ivory aida cloth?
I love the bleach pen—it is definitely a product I can't live without! Because it works so well, there's a good chance it will not only remove whatever stain you have on your ivory colored aida cloth, it will als ...Read More
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