Removing Musty Odor From Clothes

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I had a brand new bedspread, that picked up a musty smell from an RV we had used. I tried everything, to get the odor out. Of course I could not use bleach on this fabric. A musty odor is almost impossible to get rid of, once an item has been exposed, no matter how clean you get it! Ahhh, at last, I remembered that I still had some "Simple Solution Stain and Odor Remover" on hand. You can buy it at most pet stores. It's the best thing I have ever found, for removing the smell left in the carpet from our aging, incontinent kitty. It has never damaged my carpets, so I thought, why not?!

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So I put two cups of "Simple Solution" into a washing machine full of water with the bedspread. I let it soak for four hours and then ran it through the normal cycle. The musty odor is now gone! And the bedspread has a very light pleasant scent. I am so happy that a brand new, very expensive item was saved! I would have no hesitation to use this product on any type of furniture that may have picked up a musty smell. Musty Odor? This nasty problem will not be a problem for me ever again!

By Diane =^..^= from New Braunfels, TX

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October 13, 20100 found this helpful

Try the green grass and sunshine trick. On a nice sunny day, take your laundry out to the yard and lay it out in clean, green grass-laying things out without overlapping. Be careful because the sun can fade some fabrics quite fast. Some stains/scents can be removed in a short length of time, so may need to go all day, or possibly overnight.

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You be the judge according to the type of fabric.

Something between the sun and the grass acts like a stain remover and freshens fabric (back in the day this was known as bleaching fields).
Good luck.

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