How To Whiten Laundry Without Chlorine Bleach — Apartment Therapy Tutorials
VDistilled white vinegar - Vinegar whitens, freshens, and softens fabrics. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of distilled white vinegar along with your regular laundry detergent. Don't worry about the vinegar scent; it will dissipate after drying. Vinegar may also be sprayed on spot stains and collar and underarm stains.
Best Garment Whitener that I couldn't resist to share!!! *Combine 48oz powder Cascade with 3lb box of Oxi Clean White Revive (Mix all together and store in a container ) To wash: Fill a kitchen sink or plastic storage container with hot, hot ,hot water and add 1 cup of Cascade/Oxi mix, 1 capful of the Persil Pro-White Technology Power Pearls and 1 cup of white vinegar. Let garments or any white items soak over night or several hours. (I like to give them a few stirs). Then drain and finish…
whitening whites: I soaked each of the socks in a 1 part Dawn to 2 parts hydrogen peroxide solution, scrubbing extra dirty spots with an old toothbrush dipped in baking soda as suggested. I let the damp socks sit for over an hour, then washed in hot water.
Set the washer to the hottest setting. Put in the pile of offending whites. Added 1 regular scoop of laundry soap, 1/2 cup of Borax, and 1 cup of powdered dishwasher detergent. Let the laundry soak for 2 or 3 hours. Washed again, this time with laundry soap and bleach. Ta da!