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    The secret to perfect laundry...

    Do you know how to wash clothes? Sure sorting colors...

    Is there are a secret to perfectly relaxed clothes from the dryer look and smell clean and are lint free?

    WHITE VINEGAR.

    Its a revelation. Add cup of white vinegar to the rinse cycle of your washer and BOOM, best laundry you've ever folded.

    My suspicion is that it something to do with raising the pH after washing with a basic solution.

    Doesn't matter, its works, even if you blast your clothes with the high dry cycle like I do.

    Just saying....

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    Vinegar also does an outstanding job of getting rid of the musty smell towels that are reused in between washings sometimes pick up over time. It's color safe (unlike bleach).

    Also pretty darn effective in getting the cat urine smell out of things. Don't ask me how I know.

    Oh wait, you mean we can customize our signatures?

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    Baking soda paste in armpits of shirts before the wash cycle that ends with a spirit vinegar rinse is also keeping me less offensive after a day of stress sweat

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    I am not too fond of my cloth having vinegar smell (like seems to be common in with many hotel towels)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    I am not too fond of my cloth having vinegar smell (like seems to be common in with many hotel towels)
    That was gonna be my question: will the vinegar give the clothes a smell?

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    It depends on the ratio. I use a cup to a 6 gallon rinse cycle. To my describing nose I can’t detect and acidic odor.

    Nice top Otto. Supposed it works for undies too huh.
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    Thanks for the cleaning tip, Heloise . . . er, Mucho.

    P.S. Folding laundry??? (As a bachelor, normally don't need to fold no stinkin' (or even non-stinkin') laundry. These days I'm usually the only one who sees most of it. Alas.)

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    LOL. Each to their own but unlike some, I take great pride in folding laundry, not that different that knife sharpening, something Zen about it.

    Getting all the corners uniform and tight. So every time you open your drawer, its like being in a fancy department store.

    I know I'm not alone in the pursuit of impeccable laundry.
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