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Laundry

Stains
Add one tablespoon of Borax per gallon of water or half cup in washer. Pre-soak for at least 30 minutes before washing.

For stains caused by grass, coffee, tea, fruits and berries. Soak clothing in full strength white vinegar.

To remove the solid residue left by deodorants on the underarm of a shirt, soak the area in white vinegar, then wash as usual (removes odor as well).

Odors
Use a cup of white vinegar in two gallons of water in the diaper pail to neutralize the urine in cloth diapers. It also helps keep them from staining.

I use cloth diapers and my baby kept breaking out in a rash. I added a cup of vinegar during the laundry rinse cycle. It equalizes the ph balance. Since using the vinegar the rashes have disappeared!

Add 1/2-1 cup vinegar to laundry to eliminate the odor of cat urine.

Lint
Use 1/2 to 1 cup of white vinegar in the rinse cycle to reduce lint & cat hair.

Fabric softener and static cling reducer
Use 1/2 - 1 cup of white vinegar during the rinse cycle.
or add 1/2 cup baking soda with detergent.

Color bleeding
Use 1/2 - 1 cup of white vinegar in your wash if washing something that will bleed.

Set color
When dying fabric, include one cup white vinegar in hot dye bath to set color.

Ironing
Mix half vinegar and half water and put into a spray bottle. When ironing use the spray to remove iron-made creases or shiny areas. Use a press cloth that has been dampened with straight vinegar and use to set creases, folds, pleats that are still there after you wash the garment. Use this same damp cloth and gently rub shiny areas like those that appear when the iron is too hot and you iron over a zipper, then repress and the shine will be gone.

Use a paste of vinegar and baking soda to clean the sole plate of the iron.