12 Essential Laundry Tips and Tricks (1/12)

Remove stains and tackle the toughest laundry tasks with this no-fail guide to essential laundry tips and tricks.

1. Keep Your Whites Their WhitestPhoto: ShutterStock

1. Keep Your Whites Their Whitest

Do your white T-shirts tend to go grey? White socks look dirty no matter how many times they’re washed? Try one of these tried and trusted washing methods for making whites stay white.

* Soak in a solution of 4 litres water and 180g bicarbonate of soda.

* Soak in hot water in which you’ve dissolved 5 aspirin tablets (325mg each). Add 240ml white vinegar to the washing machine’s rinse cycle.

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