Whiter White Cotton Socks

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How can I whiten socks?

Whiter White Cotton Socks

Return white socks to sparkling white by boiling them in a saucepan with a few slices of lemon. The lemon is a natural bleach. Dishwasher detergent also whitens socks - just add a little to the regular washload.

   

Comments

6/28/2007 6:42:14 AM
jane said:

i just poured on lemon juice out of the bottle and rubbed and then hung outside on line. they did get whiter.


6/28/2007 9:37:03 AM
J. J. said:

Great tip. I'll try it with my grass stained socks


6/28/2007 5:20:23 PM
headcashier said:

WONERFULLY SIMPLE....AND CHEAP!!! THANKS!


6/28/2007 8:10:51 PM
karen allard said:

I kinda remembered some cleaning tips from years ago about dishwasher detergent but wasn't sure what they were.......thank you for the tip....any more uses for dishwasher detergent??


6/29/2007 1:54:48 AM
Mike said:

For the price of a lemon, I could buy new socks!


6/29/2007 2:57:05 PM
stroller63 said:

Can/t wait to try this


12/5/2008 9:00:25 AM
loretta said:

What a wonderfull idea!!!!!!!
I never heard of such an easy way to whiten socks


8/13/2009 11:42:21 PM
Cathy said:

Just tried it, didnt work!




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