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Quick Tips For Making Colors Brighter & Whites Whiter

To Prevent Fading or Keep Colors Bright: Add 1/2 cup vinegar to a load of laundry during the wash cycle. Color Protector: Soak new items in a straight solution of vinegar to protect dyes from running. You can also try soaking them in lightly salted water. Soak new garments and items in a mixture of 1 tsp Epsom salts mixed with one gallon of water. Will help prevent fading and dyes running.

With a few simple items that you likely already have in your home, you can boost laundry items to help keep them looking new (and prevent fading too). Here are a few quick tips from my collection separated into two groups (the first for colors and the second for whites).

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