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- Dr. Laundry's
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.
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.
Shine up a stained high chair.Did your little man leave a big mess all over his high chair? Here’s how to have that chair sitting pretty again: to clean and disinfect, mix ½ cup of Clorox® Regular-Bleach per gallon of water. Sponge down pre-washed surface and let stand 5 minutes. Rinse and let air dry. *Safe for hard, nonporous surfaces only.
Wood Stain on Clothing
Q: I laid my clothes over the back of a wooden chair and the wood stain came off onto my clothes. One of the articles of clothing is a white t-shirt and the other is a striped cotton button-down dress. How do I get the wood stain out of my clothes?
A: My first question ...Read More
White Linen Storage Stains
Q: White linen tablecloths which haven't been used for years and were stored in a wooden armoire show storage stains at the folding sides. I used Clorox® Regular-Bleach a few times in the wash but the marks remain and remain. What can I do?
A: I have a couple of though ...Read More
Bleach and Hard Water/Removing Baby Food Stains
Q. I have hard water and I know not to use bleach as it yellows whites. I do have a water softener, and a system that removes the rust, iron and manganese from the water.
Do you have a product I could use that has the same properties as bleach, but does not yellow my whites?
Also I h ...Read More
- Brenda H.