You got these clothes (especially underwear) that you've been wearing
for years. You clean 'em normal in a washing machine with good detergent
and clothes softener (Snuggle or whatever). And they still don't
What makes clothes stinky? What can one do to make 'em unstinky
And in the future don't let wet clothes/towels sit in a hamper or a pile
on the floor letting them develop mildew. If it's not getting washed
the next day it will start to mildew unless you hang them over the sides
of the hamper or somewhere else to dry. My X wife would pile wet towels
into a basket letting them mildew. Then she would claim she need
scented detergent to get rid of the mildew smell (and I'm allergic).
That doesn't get rid of the smell, it just covers it up. She refused to
listen so I washed all of the (almost new) towels using a good amount of
chlorine bleach. I gave them an extra wash to get rid of the chlorine
and they smelled like..... nothing! Wanna hear a woman bitch, just go
bleach all her fancy colored bath towels. Can't say I didn't warn her.
I knew someone would mention that! :-) At the time I hoped it would
steer things that direction but that was just a tiny thing compared to
the whole messy affair. No not that kind of affair! I simply married
the wrong woman.
Of course, you should hear her side of the story: "That Tony, what an
*ss. He knew he was allergic to mildew but he'd just let the wet
cloth stay in the hamper while I was cooking dinner and vacuuming the
rugs. He just sat there and browsed the internet. He wouldn't even
talk to me. Then, when I FINALLY got around to washing the cloths, it
wasn't good enough for him. So he took the cloths and REWASHED them.
You know, if he'd have just washed them in the first place it would
have been exactly the same amount of work for him, BUT NO, he sat on
his *ss and waited for me to do it. Then, the spiteful b*st*rd took
the whole load the dumped like a gallon of bleach in it just to be
spiteful and ruin the towels. So now I have to go out and buy new
towels. I don't see why that moron couldn't just do the towels in the
first place. I tell you, he's not getting anything tonight, not after
ruining my towels. That lazy b*st*rd. I need to calm down. I think
I'll call my sister. She always gives me the best, unbiased advice.
I know she it'll be good advice because she knows Tony for being the
lazy, uncaring b*st*rd that he is."
It all sounds good except the clothes line: I'd hafta pour concrete
and sink some poles in the yard, and that wouldn't really fit ...
I didn't know you could buy unscented <anything> anymore. Y'all
use unscented detergent? Recall the brand??
White vinegar like for salads?
How long do you leave them in the washer before you dry them? Too long
and mildew starts to form.
We have noticed that since we bought a front loader which spins at
1100 RPM, the clothes need to be removed sooner than in our old top
I think that because they are so much dryer after being spun in the
front loader, they begin to get odiferous a little sooner.
In addition, if you are drying them too much, they can take a bit of a
burnt odor for a short time. Bath towels are the worst culprit.
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