Posts Tagged ‘laundry odor’

How to Deal With Stubborn Body Odor in Laundry

Dear Home-Ec 101, I am sorry if you have had this question before, but maybe it bears repeating.  I live in hot and sticky Thailand  and I have noticed my tops are not smelling very fresh anymore when I perspire.  I usually wash them in cold or warm water with liquid detergent then I hang them to…

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Don’t Just Cover Up Musty Odors

Dear Home-Ec 101, My problem is that I keep towels that we have used in a closet until I do laundry at the end of the week, and I wanted to know if there is anything I could put inside the closet to keep down the musky smell until laundry day? Signed, Musky in Muskogee Heather…

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How to Use Vinegar and Borax in the Laundry

Dear Home Ec 101 You mentioned using vinegar or borax to remove detergent build-up from towels.  We have hard water in our area and I believe this could be a problem for us, even though I haven’t had a problem with odor.  I have few questions: How much vinegar or borax should I use in my…

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How to Remove Musty Odor from Jeans

Dear Home Ec 101, For a few weeks I’ve occasionally noticed a musty smell. At first I thought it was something in my house, but I couldn’t ever pin it down. I finally realized it was my favorite pair of jeans! I think they sat too long in washer, but I’ve washed them several times…

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