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- Dr. Laundry's
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.
Bleach clean your baby items.Between “oohs” and “ahhs” over your new bundle of joy come plenty of “oh nos!” Good thing baby bottles, nipples, dishes and high chairs can be sanitized using Clorox® Regular-Bleach. Soak washed items for 2 minutes in a solution of 2 tsp of bleach per gallon of water. Pour solution through nipples. Drain dry.
Stamp out patio mildew.Your new place is in ship shape for guests, but don’t neglect the patio! Here’s how to clear the deck: Wash patio furniture, sidewalks and decks with Clorox® Outdoor Bleach. Then, remove mildew stains with a solution of ½ cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach to 1 gallon water. Reapply as needed to keep the area wet for 5 minutes. Brush to remove moss and then rinse (don’t use on painted wood).
Your Questions: Benzoyl Perioxide and Towels
Q: I recently purchased some white towels from LL Bean, & on the washing label it states not to use any product that contains ... benzoyl peroxide. Does the Clorox 2 bleach for colors contain this ingredient? Do any of the Clorox products conta ...Read More
Dirt Stained Soccer Uniform
Q: My son's white 100 percent polyester soccer uniform is dirt-stained. How can I safely bleach it?
A: I have good news for you: polyester fibers can be safely bleached with Clorox® Regular-Bleach. Chances are the shirt also has a player number and maybe even a nam ...Read More
Regular Bleach Usage on Fabric
Q: Does regular use of bleach damage the fabric?
A: Fabrics naturally deteriorate just from wearing, washing, and drying; using bleach doesn’t accelerate this effect. We have examined this extensively, evaluating a wide variety of white items commonly bleached: soc ...Read More
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