Getting White Clothing White Again

How can I get my white uniform (nurse dress) back to white?

By D. Oatis

Ad
July 13, 20110 found this helpful

Can you use bleach to clean your uniform? If yes, try washing like you usually do with detergent and add bleach.

Don't put it in the dryer, which will set any stain, but try drying it stretched out in the bright sunlight.

My sister swears by this trick.

Good Luck!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 13, 20110 found this helpful

I have recently started using Oxyclean instead of bleach in my wash. It whitens and is not as harsh as bleach. It can be used on colors too. It won't yellow the fqbric with blends, such as cotton/poly.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 14, 20110 found this helpful

I agree with MartyD.. Use Oxyclean, it is wonderful.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 14, 20110 found this helpful

I always used "IRON OUT" for my white nursing uniforms and my families white tees. It is a powder sold at Walmart near the hardware section or paint section.It will amaze you.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 15, 20110 found this helpful

If it's just a dingy white color that can't be helped with bleach or Oxyclean, try 'liquid bluing', it's been around since forever! It's in the laundry dept of the store, in a blue bottle. It's a little scary using it at 1st because it is a very dark blue (how could something blue possibly make your clothes white instead of dying it blue?). I believe (haven't used it in awhile) you are supposed to add it to the water & let it agitate before you add the clothing, but it works very well, it makes your white clothing whiter & brighter!

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

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

Related
In This Article
White t-shirts hanging on a clothesline.
Getting Your Whites Really White
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning Clothing StainsJuly 13, 2011
Guides
Raccoon in park trash bin with plastic bag in its mouth.
Keeping Raccoons Out of the Trash
Stack of white linens with a white flower resting on top
Cleaning Whites Without Bleach
Distressed woman looking at white towel in laundry room
Whites Aren't White After Washing
Man Holding Burger with Mustard Stain on his Tie
Removing Mustard Stains from Clothing
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
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 December 8, 2016 at 9:31:02 PM on 10.0.0.42 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!