How To Remove Mildew Smell from Towels

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We've all smelt it. The dank, damp smell of mildew covered towels. Normally I would just throw the possessed entities in the wash and add a cup of holy water to exercise the demons, but if you don't have that handy, here's how Jessica from removes mildew smells from her towels.

The answer, like the answer to so many of nature's smelly, unsightly problems, is vinegar. Vinegar is a mild acid which, on top of being cheap and going great with my 2 piece halibut and chips, is capable of killing 82% of mold species. I normally keep a dollar store spray bottle full of vinegar in the cupboard under the sink in my bathroom and give the shower a quick spray and rinse in between cleaning days just to dissuade any pesky mold and mildew spores from rearing their ugly head, then I rinse it off with a few cupfuls of warm water. I also keep a box of baking soda in that same arsenal and, from time to time, partly because the chemical reaction delights me, partly to kill grime, I will throw some baking soda in the corners of my grout and then douse it with the vinegar to kill any hard to reach, microscopic mold and mildew spores that might be gestating.

But back to towels, because let's face it, we put them all over our bodies, vinegar is the key. Visit Mom4Real to find out the tips and tricks that make this work.Vinegar is an old cleaning method but one that is tried to true and still holds water in today's chemically enhanced world.

Follow the link at the bottom of this article to read Jessica's how- to on Mom4Real and learn the formula for how to remove mildew quick and easy.

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