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How to Wash Towels With Bleach

Need to freshen up your bath towels? Learn how to bleach towels including how to wash white towels in your washing machine to keep your white towels white.

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Tips on How to Wash Towels

Keep your towels bright, fluffy and absorbent with the following tips.

  • Always launder towels first before using them. Never use fabric softeners, as they will decrease the towel’s ability to absorb water.
  • Machine wash after use in warm water with like colors and rotate to extend the life of your towels.
  • Wash white towels in hot water with ½ cup of Clorox® Regular Bleach2 per regular load. Or, try Clorox® UltimateCare® Bleach, the bleach you can pour directly onto whites.
  • For colored towels, wash in hot water with detergent and Clorox 2® Stain Remover and Color Booster.