Talk

Advanced search

How do I get mildew out?

(8 Posts)
jabberwocky Mon 03-Sep-07 14:18:12

Somehow a wet washcloth made its way into the laundry basket and ds2's cute little Hawaiian shirt has a mildew stain on it I've tried oxyclean and shout advanced and it's still there

jabberwocky Mon 03-Sep-07 14:52:45

Anyone?

saythatagain Mon 03-Sep-07 14:53:52

From biter experience, I don't think you can sad - sorry.

jabberwocky Mon 03-Sep-07 15:02:12

I was afraid of that.

Wahhhhhh!

Madwelshwoman Mon 03-Sep-07 15:43:08

Ok, wash it in bio powder hang it on wash line to dry if that doesn't work then soak it in a mild bleach solution, same thing happened to me not long ago with dd's pyjamas and they were covered in mildew and it worked!

Madwelshwoman Mon 03-Sep-07 15:43:58

Forgot to say the sunlight will kill the mould spores, might take a few goes but it will work you need to do it asap

jabberwocky Mon 03-Sep-07 16:51:17

Thanks! Will try that now.

Madwelshwoman Mon 03-Sep-07 17:30:01

Seriously it will work if the stain is fairly new. I did it with dd's fave new pj top the same as you, a wet flannel and I'm not kidding you it was covered in the stuff but I tried that and it was as good as new. Let me know if it works

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now