Removing Odor From Clothing Left In Washer

How do you remove "sour" odor from laundry left in the washer too long?

Glenys from Georgia


Removing Odor From Clothing Left In Washer


Been there, done that! I run it through the wash again using vinegar for wash and in place of fabric softener. They won't come out smelling like vinegar, just fresh and not like mildew. (06/19/2008)

By Glenn'sMom

Removing Odor From Clothing Left In Washer

Yes, as Glenn's mom said, simply re-wash and the vinegar will help rid possible mildew. Not even a dozen dryer sheets will take the sour odor out otherwise. (06/23/2008)

By Deeli

Removing Odor From Clothing Left In Washer

Rewash and add vinegar or baking soda. (06/24/2008)

By falldowngobump

Removing Odor From Clothing Left In Washer

You don't really have to rewash! Just add the vinegar and send it through the rinse cycles again.
Works best with cold water. (06/25/2008)

By Shosha


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
Woman crouched in front of a front loading dryer smelling a shirt
Removing Odors From Clothing That Was Left in the Washer
Next >︎
September 12, 2008
Cigarette Left Burning in Ashtray
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odor from Leather
Man in Green Shirt Smelling His Underarm
Preventing Underarm Odor
Removing Mothball Odor from Washing Machine
Windshield wiper tip on windshield
Homemade Windshield Washer Fluid
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 28, 2016 at 1:15:58 AM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!