Vinegar and Your Laundry
Laundry won’t clean itself, and there are so many detergents, fabric softeners, and dryer sheets out there. Picking the right products can make laundry more of a chore, not to mention expensive. Switch some of these expensive products with one valuable item that you most likely already have in your kitchen pantry: vinegar.
Adding about 1/2 a cup of white vinegar to your rinse cycle can improve your laundry in many ways. These are only our top five:
- whiten your whites.
- cut back static cling.
- naturally soften laundry, excellent replacement for fabric softener.
- stop colours from running, preserve the blue dye in your jeans.
- remove persisting odors such as cigarette smoke and the moldy towel smell
If you love having a little scent added to your wash, then simply drop in a few drops
of lavender essential oil. It is naturally antiseptic and creates a really nice and very subtle