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White vinegar?

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PeachesMelba Wed 12-Oct-11 19:24:52

i keep reading that white vinegar is a good odour eater. But how do you use it?

Mousey84 Wed 12-Oct-11 21:56:17

I use it in place of fabric softener in washing machine, but never directly on fabric or in air. Bicarb of soda good on carpets, soft furnishings as an odour eater, but do a test patch first to make sure it comes back out ok (vacuum it)

onepieceofcremeegg Wed 12-Oct-11 21:58:03

I apply it neat to the underarms of garments such as shirts. Apply it before they go in the washing machine. It's fine (and more effective even) if you don't wash them immediately.

punkinpie Wed 12-Oct-11 21:59:27

Could I ask where you buy it? In bulk?

jenni75 Wed 12-Oct-11 22:01:55

Hi, I put a cup of white vinegar in the washing machine drum and put it on the hottest cycle about once a month to give it a good clean.

onepieceofcremeegg Wed 12-Oct-11 22:05:11

I just buy a half litre bottle in the supermarket, cost about £1.

punkinpie Wed 12-Oct-11 23:24:29

Thank you. thanks Love the shirt tip too. (Have teenagers.)

PJFanClub Fri 14-Oct-11 20:56:30

Poundland sell it in a large spray bottle presumably £1.

acumenin Sat 15-Oct-11 12:39:12

You can bulk buy 5l bottles from all those online soap places like Summer Naturals and Carbolic Soap Co, but if you can get to a chinese supermarket/cash and carry you will get a better deal (same with bicarb).

I mainly use it for fabric softener/odour eater, especially on dry clean only delicates I've done on a cold wool wash.

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