Quick Tip #5: How to Remove Mildew Smell From Clothes

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Adding a generous cup of WHITE VINEGAR to the normal soapy cycle works wonders when it comes to removing musty smells. Combine that with a good air dry in direct sun and your laundry will be back to smelling fresh. So next time your loved one ditches a damp towel on the floor, crumpled into a ball, or when you absentmindedly leave your clothes in your washer overnight, at least you will have a clear course of (affordable) action to remedy the stinky situation.