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How to get a yellowing duvet cover white again?

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mumblechum Sat 22-Aug-09 19:35:30

Hi, my duvet covers are white cotton. Lately they've started to look decidedly yellowed.

Can anyone recommend a good product for making them bright white again?

MayorNaze Sat 22-Aug-09 19:37:44

bleach em

CountessDracula Sat 22-Aug-09 19:38:43

that oxy stuff in a pink tub

mumblechum Sat 22-Aug-09 19:55:15

I did wonder about bleaching them but wouldn't know how, exactly.

Will try the oxy stuff, I know what you mean CD (haven't seen you around for ages)

ascouser Sun 23-Aug-09 22:02:23

I've discovered Napisan...and sadly I raved about it to loads of people last week.

Soaked a few 'used to be' whites in a big bucket... they were so white they went that 'i'm so white I look blue' type of effect, but they were soaking for hours and hours.
Did the job though!
Napisan in the nappy lane in Tesco's, smallish blue and white cardboard box

CountessDracula Sun 23-Aug-09 23:31:17

Ah I checked and it is VANISH not oxy something!

I have been here just not a lot
Nice to see you!

bibbitybobbityhat Sun 23-Aug-09 23:33:50

Daz (honestly).

Wash at 60 degrees or 90 if you think it can take it.

Then dry outdoors in direct sunlight on a really bright day.

SparkyToo Sun 30-Aug-09 16:53:31

Some of my white cotton clothes have yellow patches on them which I can't get out with anything - not even bleach! They are some of the older pieces in my wardrobe (eg cotton pj's) so I've started to think maybe I should just chuck them out.

There are some really nice white cotton bed linen in this online shop. Maybe I'm just sounding a bit flash, I'm certainly working up to getting some nice new bed linen myself though, downgrading our bed linen to guest bedding!!

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