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- Dr. Laundry's
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).
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.
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
Disinfecting Urine Soiled Sheets
Q: Which is better to use for urine soiled white sheets, Clorox2® Stain Fighter & Color Booster or Clorox® Regular Bleach?
A: I am assuming you would like to disinfect the sheets, and that they are a cotton or poly-cotton blend. Therefore, you need to use Clorox ...Read More
Busting Bleach Myths, continued
In my previous posting, I offered some “real deal” information on when it’s OK to bleach and when it’s not. I’m going to continue on that train of thought now as well.
MYTH: Laundry detergent alone is enough to clean your laundry.
TRUTH: Nop ...Read More
College Prep - Laundry 101!
Enthusiastic parents like me who are sending away their child(ren) to college may feel the urge to provide great pearls of wisdom about forthcoming new experiences, study habits and life experiences. There is a good probability those pearls might fall on skeptical ears or seen as being outdated. ...Read More
- Brenda H.