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I was going thru my closet and found my white comforter cover folded up. How to dry wash clothes at home Noticed it has a yellowish tint around the edges…its not smoke stained(non smoking home) I washed it and put 2 cups of bleach in it but it still sort of has that dingy yellow look to it.

Any ideas on things to use to bring it bright white again? I might try some baking soda, or lemon juice or maybe even Comet next? Do ya’ll have any home remedy cleaning tips for this?

I’ve heard of all sorts of home remedies but my mom used to buy a color remover product. Black clothes dye washing machine Found in the fabric dyes section. Beko washing machine leaving black marks on clothes She would wash all my dads socks and tshirts a few times a year with it.

Sounds like a case of mold/mildew.


What temperature should i wash my clothes What kind of fabric is it?? Cotton, blend, jacquard?

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Alcohol: Rubbing alcohol is great for grass stains and so much more.

Automatic dishwasher detergent: Keep this on hand as a bleach substitute and whitener/ brightener even if you don’t have a dishwasher. Do u wash white clothes in cold water Liquid, powder, and tablet form all work well. How to wash clothes in semi automatic washing machine If you choose the tablet, make sure it has dissolved before you add clothes. What temperature are you supposed to wash white clothes Pour directly on stain, or soak.

Club soda: My favorite Oh my gosh, how did I do that? spotter. How to clean white t shirts Use it on any fabric or surface that can be treated with water. How to clean white shirt collar stains A slight dabbing on dry-clean-only fabrics is also permissible, just be sure to test first! Use club soda on any spill — ask the waiter for some if you’re dining out — dab it on and blot it off. How to wash clothes in lg semi automatic washing machine Club soda keeps spills from becoming stains and brings the offending spill to the surface so it can be easily removed. How to wash white clothes to keep them white It’s totally safe. How to wash muddy clothes I always make sure to have a bottle on hand.

Cream of tartar: I bet you have some of this in the kitchen cupboard, but how often do you use it? Well, here’s your chance. I need to wash my clothes Mix cream of tartar with lemon juice and you have a wonderful bleach for white clothes spotted with food or other stains. How to wash your clothes in a washing machine It’s even effective on many rust stains.

Denture-cleaning tablets: The cure-all for white table linens with food stains and white cotton with stains. How early should you wash baby clothes Dissolve one tablet per 1/2 cup water. How to wash clothes without washing powder Pour directly on stain or spot.

Dishwashing liquid: A wonderful spotter, used undiluted on tough stains.

Glycerin: You can remove tar, tree sap (think Christmas tree), juice stains, mustard, ketchup and barbecue sauce.

GOJO Creme Waterless Hand Cleaner®: Totally awesome for removing grease and oil, including shoe polish.

Hydrogen peroxide: 3 percent hydrogen peroxide is super for removing bloodstains, especially if they are fairly fresh. How to hand wash clothes It also is a wonderful bleaching agent for stubborn stains on white clothes. How do i clean my washing machine with soda crystals Combine ? cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1 teaspoon of ammonia for an unbeatable stain removal combination. How to wash white shirts with colored sleeves Make sure to use 3 percent and not the kind you use to bleach your hair!

Lemon juice: This is nature’s bleach and disinfectant. Can i hand wash dry clean only clothes I don’t know where we’d be without it. How to wash clothes in lg front loading washing machine If you have spots on white clothes, apply some lemon juice and lay them in the sun. How to wash white shirts Apply a little more lemon juice prior to laundering, or pre-spray and launder as usual. How do i wash dark clothes This is really effective on baby formula stains.

Meat tenderizer: A combo of meat tenderizer (unseasoned, please, or you’ll have a whole new stain!) and cold water is just the answer to protein-based stains such as blood, milk, etc.

Salt: Sprinkling salt on spilled red wine will keep the wine from staining until you can launder it. How to wash white clothes bleach Mixed with lemon juice, salt will remove mildew stains.

Shampoo: Any brand will do. Do dry cleaners wash shirts Cheap is fine. How to wash clothes without a washing machine I save the small bottles from hotel/motel stays and keep them in the laundry room. What temperature should you wash colored clothes in Great for treating ring-around-the-collar, mud and cosmetic stains.

Shave cream: That innocent-looking can of shave cream in your bathroom is one of the best spot and stain removers available. How to wash new baby clothes That’s because it’s really whipped soap! If you have a spill on your clothes (or even your carpet), moisten the spot, work in some shave cream, and then flush it with cool water. Can i wash white clothes in cold water If the offending spot is on something you’re wearing, work the shave cream in and then use a clean cloth (a washcloth works fine) to blot the shave cream and the spot away. Do you wash white clothes in hot or cold water A quick touch of the blow-dryer to prevent a ring and you’re on your way. How to remove red wine stains from carpet with oxiclean The best thing about shave cream is that even if it doesn’t work it won’t set the stain, so the spot can still be removed later. How to clean old blood stains from clothes Keep a small sample can in your suitcase when you travel. How do you wash clothes with poison ivy It’s saved me more than once!

WD-40 Lubricant®: Check out your garage or the “fix-it” cupboard. Washing clothes with vinegar and detergent If you don’t have any, pick up a can the next time you’re at the hardware store or home center. Can i wash my clothes in cold water Why? Because we’ve all had those nasty grease stains and oil stains on clothes: Salad dressing misses the salad and gets the blouse, or grease splatters when you are cooking — or crayon/lipstick/Chap Stick® gets on your clothes! WD-40 is your answer. Can you hand wash dry clean clothes Spray some on, wait 10 minutes, and then work in undiluted liquid dishwashing soap and launder as usual. Do you wash dark clothes in cold water Works well on everything except silk!

White vinegar: A great spotter for suede — used undiluted. Best temperature to wash white clothes It’s also a wonderful fabric softener. Black washing machine clothes dye Just put 14 cup white vinegar in the final rinse. What temperature do u wash white clothes in (And no, you won’t smell like a salad!) It’s worthwhile to keep these things on hand. Where to wash clothes near me As you can see, most are inexpensive and have other uses. How to clean white vans with laundry detergent They’ll make you the laundry Queen — or King! — in your home.

Try BLU ….. How to wash clothes in washing machine video if that doesn’t bring the white up nothing will …. Washing white clothes with colors then go ecru ….. Temperature to wash white clothes soak in a bath of tea water.

Sounds like a case of mold/mildew. How to wash delicate clothes What kind of fabric is it?? Cotton, blend, jacquard?

Its just 100% cotton cover. How to wash t shirts in washing machine Just dingy looking from storage in closet, it was just folded up & only thing on top of it was a pillowcase…also my white socks look kinda dingy looking, not bright white like at first. How to wash clothes at laundromat I think it might be my water…(hard water)

1st poster…On the borax…ru talking about the 20 Mule Team borax powder in detergent isle? I’m tryin not to buy oxy-clean its kinda pricey.

Badchevy…I’ve thought about dying it but kinda scared the color might eventually rub off on my white goose down comforter even if I “set” the color with vinegar. How do you wash your clothes I have seen that color remover but didn’t know if it would work for white or not.

Don’t seem to have good luck with bleach or maybe I need to let it sit awhile?

On the vinegar/baking soda how much of each would I use? I know vinegar will cut soap suds so I guess I’d leave out the detergent.

Duchessa-lotta ideas there, I got to looking at cover and its more pronounced on the edge but when unfolded it…it has dingy look. What do i wash white clothes on You mentioned denture stain remover? I have couple boxes I picked up to see if helped keep toilet cleaner but i couldn’t tell difference so its in cabinet…how many tablets would I put in washer? I’ve wondered about the dishwasher detergent powder like Sunlight but I’m out right now. When can i wash baby clothes in regular detergent If using baking soda & vinegar…how much do I add? Let it set for awhile or what?

Cupocheer…What is BLU? I haven’t heard of that. How do you wash lululemon yoga pants Yep, I’m willing to try everything cause dry cleaners are $$$

One good thing is I can get any blood stains out, no problems there.

But this dingy yellow tinted cover & dingy white socks is eating my lunch.

I’m gonna drain my hot water heater to get rid of the sediments that settle to bottom, that might be contributing to the dingy socks & see if that might help some then home remedies. Black stains on clothes from washing machine Will drain first water heater first before I put anything in washer, otherwise I’m prob washing sediments into the water. What should you wash white clothes in (That’s my theory at least)

Gonna try & use what I have on hand thats listed above until I can make it back to ole wallyworld

Thanks everyone for the ideas & keep em coming if you think of anything else to add

Its a top loading washer…its just a cover like a pillowcase to keep my white goose down comforter from getting any stains or discolored. To wash clothes Can just throw the cover in the wash but my goosedown I have to take to get dry cleaned.

Haven’t tried anything yet…I’ll prob let it set in washer for maybe 30…let agitate a few min then set again and let the cleaning stuff go to work.

Prob swing by wallyworld in a day or so and get baking soda, 20mule team borax, and see about that BLU stuff? and look at Rit color remover

first drain my hot water heater, I’m sure i’ve got sediments at the bottom and some of that is contributing to my dingy white socks too but its been sooo cold last few days I haven’t fooled with it yet. How to wash white clothes whiter Last nite it was 18 here…brrrrrr

If it’s hard water issues you need to tackle the washing machine first. How to wash wool sweater in washing machine Do a empty load with CLR in the washer to get all that nasty hard water residue in your washer. How to lighten fabric without bleach Once you have that cleaned out you’ll have better success with trying to brighten your close.

A lot of the things the other ladies stated do work, but not if you don’t clean the washer first cause it may still be dingy at the end.

If it’s hard water issues you need to tackle the washing machine first. How to wash your clothes in the washing machine Do a empty load with CLR in the washer to get all that nasty hard water residue in your washer. How to wash t shirts without fading Once you have that cleaned out you’ll have better success with trying to brighten your close.

A lot of the things the other ladies stated do work, but not if you don’t clean the washer first cause it may still be dingy at the end.

Yep, your right. Can you put hand wash clothes in the washing machine Gonna empty the hot water heater first of sediments that settle to bottom then do the CLR in washer before I start doing the whites…otherwise I’ll just have the same problem. How to wash white clothes without bleach I do know the comforter cover was just from storage somehow…it was bright white when I put in closet but guess not being used it turned dingy

Got lots of great ideas here! Thanks everyone, will let know how things turn out

1st…the bad, I drained hot water heater & got all kinds of yucky looking dingy water…sediments. How to wash coloured clothes in washing machine Drained it 2x. How to hand wash clothes with liquid detergent Then put CLR in washer to get rid of any dingy water left in it…well bam…my motor or pump went out. Should i wash new baby clothes before use Sounded baaaad. Can you wash all your clothes in cold water The cat took off running & my dog went barking at the machine…lol anyway…motor went boom. What do you wash your baby clothes in Soooooooo, had to buy a new washer. When should you wash baby clothes before birth So now have a New HE washer Whirlpool

2nd Good news after draining the sediment & NEW washer…I got WHITES again!! I used baking soda and a lil vinegar and did pre-soak. When can you wash baby clothes in regular detergent My socks & duvet cover is nice white..the first wash I noticed it had one dingy corner so washed again & added a touch of bleach…Bright White!!!

Very little water than goes into these HE washers I can’t figure it out how it gets things so clean…bugs me but I can’t look in washer…it locks the lid so I can’t see how it works…lol

1st…the bad, I drained hot water heater & got all kinds of yucky looking dingy water…sediments. How to wash clothes with gasoline spilled on them Drained it 2x. How to clean stains off white shirts Then put CLR in washer to get rid of any dingy water left in it…well bam…my motor or pump went out. Dark clothes washed in what temperature Sounded baaaad. I wash my clothes in the river The cat took off running & my dog went barking at the machine…lol anyway…motor went boom. How wash white clothes with bleach Soooooooo, had to buy a new washer. Should i wash baby clothes before use So now have a New HE washer Whirlpool

2nd Good news after draining the sediment & NEW washer…I got WHITES again!! I used baking soda and a lil vinegar and did pre-soak. How to clean baby clothes poop My socks & duvet cover is nice white..the first wash I noticed it had one dingy corner so washed again & added a touch of bleach…Bright White!!!

Very little water than goes into these HE washers I can’t figure it out how it gets things so clean…bugs me but I can’t look in washer…it locks the lid so I can’t see how it works…lol

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