Every housewife wants her white clothes to be white just like the snow. That would be the ideal color for all white laundry in the house. But, if often happens, after some time, these white clothes and laundry to turn their snow white color into pale gray. That’s a real nightmare for everyone, especially for the housewives. So, the main question is – how to prevent this and how to get the white clothes white again? You’ve already tried the synthetic bleach, which probably made it even worse, right? The synthetic bleach thinned your clothes and you didn’t get the desired results.
How to whiten your clothes and make your white clothes white again?
Well, don’t be sad, because there are also natural mixtures and remedy, used by our grandmothers and great-grandmothers. Sometimes the secret of clean white clothes aren’t the expensive bleaches and other laundry products. Sometimes all you need is old-fashioned folk mixture. So, one of the most effective ways to whiten your laundry is by using potassium permanganate. You should definitely try it and you will be amazed by the results.
How to white your clothes with potassium permanganate?
First, you need to go to the local pharmacy and get potassium permanganate. Here’s what you need to do: pour 10 liter of water in a large bowl. Then, add few crystals of potassium permanganate in the water, until it turns into pink. Note: make sure you don’t put too much potassium permanganate, so the water shouldn’t get dark purple color. Then, pour 200 grams of laundry detergent in the water and stir well. Now, put your laundry in this solution. Take a nylon bag or a nylon you use in the kitchen, and wrap the bowl. Leave it for at least 4-5 hours, or you can simply leave it to sit overnight. You shouldn’t be worried by the unattractive water shade.
After 4-5 hours, or in the next morning, you need to strain the clothes, put them in your laundry machine and wash them in the usual way. Or you can wash your clothes before you put them in this solution. If you washed your clothes before this method, then all you have to do is rinse them in clean water and hang it to dry.
If it’s necessary, you need to repeat this bleaching method until you make your clothes perfectly white and you return the shiny white color. You will be amazed by the results, and everyone in the house would be really grateful.
Note: baking soda can also help you with washing your clothes, and you can save some money by not buying those expensive detergents and bleaching products. The results will be amazing if you just put 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda to your laundry detergent. Baking soda also reduces the hardness of the water as well. In that way, the laundry detergents become more efficient. A lot of women also use a baking powder, as a good bleach substitute. All you have to do is put some baking powder in the same compartment with the laundry detergent. And you will be amazed by the results.