Remove Odors from Clothes and Towels
Have you noticed that, over time, some of your towels and clothes have developed an unpleasant odour? Body soils, such as grease, sebum, and sweat, are very sticky and bind to fabric fibres easily, making them some of the most difficult soils to remove from clothing and towels. Often, despite washing, these soils can get left behind on fabrics, causing them to give off that musty smell. In some cases, your clothes and towels might smell fresh immediately after taking them out of the wash, but then begin to smell again a few days later. That’s because fragrances in laundry products can temporarily mask the unpleasant odour. If your clothes look clean but still smell bad, unfortunately, that means they’re not truly clean.
Simply follow these steps:
Add ½ cup Hydrogen Peroxide 3% - Oxygen PlusTM and ½ cup white vinegar to your washing machine along with your towels and clothing.
Fill your washing machine with hot water.
Add your regular detergent and allow the clothing to soak for 15 minutes.
Continue the washing cycle as normal.
Hydrogen peroxide and vinegar make for a powerful combination that will effectively rid of that off-putting smell. Chemically speaking, hydrogen peroxide (H202) is very similar in composition to water (H20)—the only difference is hydrogen peroxide has an extra molecule of oxygen. This extra oxygen molecule makes this solution very powerful, allowing it to remove odours deeply embedded in fabrics. Unlike traditional laundry detergents or bleach, hydrogen peroxide is completely non-toxic and doesn’t contain any chlorine, alcohols, acids, or other dangerous chemical additives. In fact, it biodegrades completely into just water and oxygen!