how to save mouldy laundry?

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ertyu
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how to save mouldy laundry?

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being a depressed fuck, i may or may not have left wet laundry in a wicker basket for long enough for it to get mouldy. How can I save it? It's blacks so stains aren't an issue, I just hope to make the clothes safe to wear again health-wise. Thanks

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Re: how to save mouldy laundry?

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Soak your clothes in a bucket of water diluted with about 2-3 cups of vinegar. Let that sit for a few hours. Afterwards, toss in washer with detergent. That should do it.

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roger that, laundry soaking. thanks.

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If possible wash in really hot water. Small things you can sterilize in a microwave, just get them good and wet and zap. I do that with dish rags and similar.

Be interested to hear if you have success with the vinegar.

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Also, if possible, hang out in the sunshine even if cold (just no snow or rain). Turn inside out so the black does not fade.

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You could dry microwave any small items that have no metal or soft plastic. I used to occasionally do this with old books.

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Put clothes in a dryer with some scented fabric sheets. This will also get rid of any residual odors that the washing doesn’t remove.

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washed at highest possible setting + wearing one of the shirts today (no visible mould, but again, blacks). I'll report if I get a rash :D. Thanks all for the help this solved the problem :D :D

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