How do you get a sour smell out of towels?


To get the sour smell out of towels, add two cups of white vinegar to a washing machine tub full of hot water. After they have finished washing in the vinegar and water, wash a second time with laundry detergent. Dry towels immediately, using the hottest setting that the dryer allows.
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1. Load towels into the washing machine and set it on the hottest wash cycle. 2. Add your usual amount of laundry soap to the machine and pour 2 cups of sudsy ammonia into the washer
You'll need to 'strip' your towels in order to get the smell out. I've written an extensive how-to guide on removing the smell from towels. Here are a few exerpts: 1) Wash towels
Wash them with your regular detergent and a cup of vinegar.I have done this several times and it has always worked. Use hot water.
I spray mine with Lysol before I wash them and let them sit for a few always works for mine, especially because my kids always leave theirs damp by the pool.
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How to Get a Sour Smell Out of Your Towels
When you step out of the shower or bathtub, fresh and clean, only to end up drying off with a sour smelling towel, it can be rather unpleasant. With each use, towels are exposed to many things that contribute to that nasty sour odor. Dead skin cells,... More »
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