Laundry Stripping Instructions
laundry stripping is a washing method that removes detergent residue, fabric softener, minerals from hard water, and body oils that build up on your laundry over time.
At home, soaking clothing and linens in hot water with a solution of borax will remove any residue from the fabric.
Many cleaning bloggers have taken to strip washing because they
use homemade laundry soap.
Mixing your own laundry detergent can help you avoid chemicals and plastic packaging and save you money.
On the other hand, these formulas often don't wash as well as store-bought detergents on clothes.
Using DIY laundry soap will degrade materials like cotton towels over time, making them a prime candidate for a strip wash.
wash their clothes often warn that the process can run off colors.
that is not colored, the longer you soak it, the more likely it is to bleed.
reason, you may want to use strip wash only for white bath towels and sheets.
If you try
the method on colored clothing, avoid mixing a red shirt with white socks or you could end up with accidentally dyed socks.
sure you don't soak the clothing for too long, and check the clothing every hour to see if the dye is bleeding.