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- Dr. Laundry's
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.
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.
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
Lightening Colors with Bleach
Q. I have used Rit color remover to lighten the rose color in my cotton
blend valances. It did lighten the color, but I would like to remove more color in order to turn them off-white or cream-colored. Do you have a bleach solution you would recommend for a washer, and could you tell me h ...Read More
Your Questions: Leaving Clorox2 on Fabrics
Q: Help! We have a dress that we were trying to get mud stains out of... we mistakenly let the clorox 2 dry on it and now have yellow stains all over it. It is an orange and white searsucker dress...can it be saved?
A: I don't have a ...Read More
Treating a salsa stain
I spilled some salsa in some khaki shorts. I tried Oil Soap and that helped a bit, but did not completely treat the stain. How do I get the rest out?
I’m guessing you have a salsa stain on khaki shorts, which are either tan or olive green in color. I don’t think using O ...Read More
- Brenda H.