Getting Rid of Mildew

You can remove mildew from white cotton using baking soda and hot water.
By Rita Flener
April/May 2001
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Mildew stains can be removed with a little baking soda and hot water.
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To remove mildew from white cotton items such as sheets and T-shirts, mix a box of baking soda in a five-gallon bucket of hot water and soak the items overnight, then wash as usual. 








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