When it comes to saving your stained white clothing, it’s important to consider that each spot needs a specific plan of action, depending on what caused the spill in the first place. It’s not exactly a perfect science, but we sure have learned a lot in our laundry rooms through good old trial and error!
Because we’ve managed to stamp out quite a few unsightly stains in our day, we have compiled a handy guide to help you maintain your most treasured “lights”. Here are 9 ways to keep your white fabrics white! For full tutorials, be sure to click on the links below.
If you are a seasoned DIY cleaner, we are sure it comes as no surprise to you that this household cure-all tops our list. While this magic powder will banish pretty much any discoloration, we think it works best on getting rid of nasty armpit stains. As a bonus, it also diffuses odor!
Though we aren’t one for promoting store-bought products – there are usually better dupes that can be found in your kitchen cupboard! – we have to admit that OxiClean really does pack a punch, especially when it comes to caked-on food stains. Hey, it isn’t the top-selling laundry pre-treater for nothing!
Who knew that the stuff that heals sunburns and dry skin is the very thing that removes pesky grease and oil stains from clothing? Believe it or not, using pure aloe as a pre-treater helps to dissolve even the most hopeless of drips and smears.
Accidentally throw your new white t-shirt in with your darks? A mixture of ordinary dish soap, water, and glycerin will bring that tee back to its original color in just one load. Kiss color transfer goodbye!
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