You may not be ready to give up your summer whites just yet – especially if you are living in the Texas heat! However, when the times comes, it’s of utmost important to store them in their best condition. This means, removing all stains and smells before they are stored for the fall and winter season. Trust us, you don’t want to open a box next spring to yellowed deodorant stains! Here are some of our favorite tips shared by The Laundress to get that ultimate white. We are pleased to offer The Laundress’ products at our Lily Lane Home store and online!
Pretreat, Pretreat, & Pretreat Some More
Nothing is a greater eye sore than an unsightly stain on your white clothing. Banish discoloration by applying a paste of Stain Solution and All-Purpose Bleach Alternative to the soiled area and pour hot water onto the mixture.
For frustrating stains on collars, cuffs, and straps, break out the Wash & Stain Bar, lather in water, and work it into the fabric.
It’s All About The Soak
To achieve the brightest white for your clothing, soaking is the most important step! Letting items sit in a bath of hot water and All-Purpose Bleach Alternative after pretreating will help lift stains while brightening. This method is suitable for durable fabrics such as cotton, linen, and denim. Bleach Alternative should not be used on silk, woolens, or leathers.
Launder with Whites Detergent
To retain whiteness during your weekly laundering routine, wash with Whites Detergent. Formulated with natural bleach alternative and stain fighting enzymes, this detergent is an easy way to achieve that pristine clean.