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Clean Towels Vinegar

Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!

from The WHOot

Homemade Cleaners

Clean Towels . . . works great . . . found another suggestion to add 2 tsps dawn dishwashing liquid to vinegar load. Doesn't seem necessary, but good to know. Be aware - dryer sheets build up residue on towels over time.


Use Baking Soda and Vinegar to bring new life to old (and sometimes smelly) towels. -

Today I am showing you how to use baking soda and vinegar to clean towels. This is a great tip to get rid of that musty smell that builds up on towels.

from Delectable

Recharge your towels

Recharge your towels using a couple of pantry staples. Trying this - to get the smell out of towels.

from MyThirtySpot

Easily De-Funk Your Bath Towels

How to Clean Your Stinky Mildew Towels...Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue & mildew smell & will actually leave them feeling fluffy & smelling fresh.


Remove bad smell from towels plus vinegar and essential oil (lavender, tea tree, etc.) as fabric softener.

from One Good Thing by Jillee

A Simple Fix For Smelly Towels

A Simple Solution For Better Smelling, More Absorbent Towels. Over time, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue. This not only attracts SMELLY mildew, it can essentially “waterproof” your towels. If water can’t get into the fabric to clean it, the towel won’t BE or SMELL clean. The GOOD news is that there is a very simple solution for getting rid of the build-up (and thus the SMELL)!


Clean water spots and stains from your cloth car seats! Just add equal parts of club soda, white vinegar, and blue dawn dish soap. Mix into a spray bottle and generously spray on seats. Scrub with a scrub brush and then rub with a clean towel or rag! Simple, easy, and cheap!!!!!! by Carol's

from Classy Clutter

How to freshen your towels and get rid of that mildew stink

How to freshen your towels and get rid of that mildew stink - Classy Clutter

from Penny Pinchin’ Mom® -- Tips on Family, Recipes, Money and More!

Simple Trick to Getting Fresher, More Absorbant Towels

If your towels are not smelling nearly as fresh as they once did, you might have build up! Find out how to strip them clean and get those pesky odors out of them once and for all!!!