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Does anyone know how to get a musty smell out of pillows and linens?

By momssspecialangel

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By mcw 80 1,752 04/21/2009 Flag

Use a white vinegar and water solution!

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By Judi 18 938 04/21/2009 Flag

I agree with MCW. Wash in warm water and use vinegar instead of detergent. Or use detergent and vinegar instead of fabric softener. Dry in the sun if possible.

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By Cricket 205 896 04/27/2009 Flag

I simply spray mine down really good with Febreze then set them outside in the sun for the day. By the time the sun goes down, they are fresh as new again!

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By Noella 11 381 04/27/2009 Flag

You also might try washing with detergent and bleach. Hang the linens outside in warm or hot sunshine.
Make sure you dry the pillows in your dryer with tennis balls or drying balls. A new (very clean) tennis shoe would also work to fluff up the pillow. After the pillow is dry, hang outside in the sun to freshen even more.

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By Kim McGrantham 16 160 05/12/2009 Flag

Throw them in the dryer with a few bounce sheets. I do this all the time.

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