We often have white garments that seems to mysteriously turn yellow or beige with time and washing. Before long, your newly bought white shirt or dress looks less crisp. How do we prolong the sharpness of a white garment? How about white base with printed graphics? Does home made stain removal helps?
Today we are going to share how you can prolong the same white freshness with home care.
Detergent for whites
Select detergent that contains bleach or bleach alternatives. Oxygen bleach (gentler than the chlorine kind) will get whites whiter. Another cleaner that you might want to try is a bluing agent, which make fabrics look blue-white instead of yellow-white.
Extra oomph – stain removal
If you feel it’s still not doing much, try adding 1 cup of baking soda to each wash load. Avoid overloading the machine as there must be enough space and water to flush the dirt away.
Wash or send to laundry any white garments that has been worn even if they still appear clean. Body and product oils, perfume and sweat can quickly discolour a garment.
Use a filter
Invest in a water filter that filters out hard water. Minerals in hard water can cause your whites to look dull.
So that’s it! Hope you’ve enjoyed the tips on how to keep your whites looking fresh and white longer. Alternatively, you may drop your items off at the nearest Pressto location for a thorough clean.
Pressto – Stain removal specialist
Pressto has 18 locations in Klang valley, and it is part of a global franchise corporation originating from Spain. You can expect the same Pressto service in all 700+ outlets in 22 countries.
For over 14 years dry cleaning and garment care experiences, Pressto has established a standard guide of stain removal treatment, that uses European technology and Pressto-brand specialty solutions in cleaning and caring your garments.