How to Get White Towels Really White Again

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Nothing is better than a set of brilliant white, fluffy towels to brighten up a bathroom. And, of course, nothing is worse than a set of dingy, gray towels to throw a shabby shadow over a bathroom décor. If your white towels have lost their luster, don't fret. Bring them back to life by employing a few simple, household remedies. These time-tested treatments are sure to make your towels brilliantly white again.

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Bluing Solution

Step 1

Fill washer with water.

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Step 2

Mix ¼ tsp. Mrs. Stewart's Bluing with 1 qt. cold water.

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Step 3

Add bluing solution to washer water.

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Step 4

Add towels to washer.

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Step 5

Launder towels in regular washer cycle.

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Vinegar Solution for Hard Water

Step 1

Soak towels in vinegar and hot water for two hours at least; overnight is best.

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Step 2

Rinse.

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Step 3

Hang towels in direct sunlight to dry.

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