A Laundry at Home. How To Wash Clothes. Advice for Housekeepers 2
A Laundry at Home
How to Wash Clothes
Advice for Housekeepers.
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Adding baking soda to the rinse water – one teaspoon per liter – will help bright red and blue fabrics to remain vibrant.
If you want to refresh the color of your black garments, add a pinch of salt to the water before rinsing.
Colored woolen thread can be made lighter in color by moistening it with cold water and then submerging it into boiling water. After 2-5 minutes, rinse them in cold water a few times.[/column][/row]
Add some vinegar into the water when rinsing red and light blue fabrics, and ammonia when rinsing pink fabrics. This will make the colors brighter.
Sometimes a button gets ripped out when washing clothes in a washing machine. To avoid this, fasten all the buttons and turn the clothes inside out before washing.
If the cuffs of a sweater became stretched, tie them up tightly and put them in very hot water.
Two tied women’s socks can be used as an excellent hanger for hanging shirts, dresses and sweaters. Such a hanger prevents clothes from getting deformed. Simply insert one of the socks into the sleeve of a shirt, sweater or dress and pull out the other end through the neck. Do the same with the other sock. Then hang the ends of both socks on a drying line.
Jewelry should be taken off not only when doing laundry or washing dishes. Cosmetics can also damage them.