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How to … Reduce colour run with salt?

Salt is a staple in most kitchens, but it can also be used in the laundry room. If you want to keep your coloured cloths from bleeding during wash, give them a dose of salt before washing as chloride found in salt helps protect vibrant colours and keep them from fading too fast.

How to … Deodorize cloths with unflavoured vodka?

When it comes odor removal, consider vodka your go-to spirit. Its high alcohol content react and neutralizes odors. Pour some in a spray bottle, then spritz it on the musty cloths then leave on cloth for 1 hour. As the alcohol evaporates, it will lift the odors away too.

How to … Brighten Dull Whites using Boilled Lemons

To get your dull white fabric brightened, Mix ½ cup lemon juice with one gallon of not very hot water. Add your WAW laundry detergent in the solution and soak your cloths in it for about 30 min. The citric acid in lemons acts as a bleaching agent and as such removes light stains on white fabrics.

How to … Remove chewing gum from your cloth?

Put the clothes in a sealable freezer bag and freeze them for 2-3 hours. The cold temperature makes the gum polymers to coagulate into non-sticky lump which could be scrape off in one chunk.