How to Make Your Clothes Last Longer
How to Make Clothes Last Longer
To discourage fading colors, add 1/3 cup of white vinegar to your rinse cycle.Your fuchsia tank-top may last longer than you expected!
To restore whites without damaging the fabric, soak the items in lukewarm water with oxygen bleach for a couple of hours depending on how white you want items to be, usually in between 15-24 hours.Then rinse with vinegar and water, use one tablespoon of water to one quart of water. Once you're done treating them, wash them in hot water with chlorine bleach added. If possible dry the clothes outside.
To refresh black clothing, add strong coffee or tea to your rinse water.Most likely they will come out of the wash good as new. To prevent further fading, try washing all black items in cold water with ivory flakes, and only a small amount of detergent.
To remove ink stains, spray a fair amount of hairspray on the ink, let it sit for a a couple minutes, then put it straight in the wash.For leather items put petroleum jelly on the damaged area, let the jelly sit for 2-4 days, wipe the area.
To make your jeans look like you bought them yesterday, soak them in 4 table spoons of vinegar and 5 quarts of water for about a half hour, and wash them inside-out.
For sparkling white socks, boil them in a sauce-pan with lemon slices, and add dishwasher detergent regularly to your sock load.Socks are not that important, but who likes yellow socks?
To remove make-up stains, put dish detergent, or shampoo (preferably a grease cutting formula).You can also try adding a non oily make-up remover. Then wash items as you normally would and never have to deal with annoying blush stains 5 minutes before work.
Hang or fold your clothes depending on its needs, that amazing BCBG blouse you just bought is not going to last that long if you stuff it in your dresser the second it comes out of the wash.
Take your work clothes off when you get home.
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Date: 02.12.2018, 07:30 / Views: 41273