Here is where you’ll find out all about whites and keeping them white.
Let’s start out with how to keeps our whites nice clean and bright white. Don’t you hate it when your whites become dingy, almost gray? Here I will tell you how to keep them white.
If you have white denim you want to keep white when you first buy them, before you wear them the first time spray with Scotchgard Fabric Protector $5.33 at WalMart.com. When you do this you will make a coating that is invisible and will prevent stains.
Wash all your whites in warm water together with detergent, but don’t overload your washer. If you find you have a lot of whites to wash, do in more than one load. The reason behind this is that when you have too many whites in the washer they don’t rinse as well and the detergent leaves yellowish stains after you take them out.
Perspiration sometimes leaves yellow stains on your whites that are hard to get rid of. The trick to getting those yellow stains out is using aspirin. Crush the aspirin into 1/2 cup warm water and let dissolve. Soak the yellow stain part of your clothes for 2-3 hours then wash as you normally would.
If you want to keep your whites white, dry outside in the sun because if any of your whites are a natural fabric like cotton the suns ultraviolet rays brighten the whites. Bonus: You also save money!
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