Laundry success story
My son is a slob. Oh, not just a regular kid slob. The kind of kid that spills a bit here or there and throws the clothing in the laundry? I wish. My kid he spills everything. All over himself. His pants. His shirts. The floor. You name it, he has spilled it on himself.
My daughter is not as much of a slob, but she has her moments. Take last weekend. She was filling up the ink boxes on our printer in a desperate attempt to make it work (she failed) and she spilled about 2/3 of the bottle of blue ink all over her pant leg, the table, and the wood floor. While I was freaking out about the table and the floor, she was freaking out about her pants. Quite the team we make.
Fortunately, I had recently purchased a bottle of Clorox 2 with the coupon Mom Central sent me, so I had the two slobs gather up a basketfull of dark clothing and do a load using the Clorox2. There were arguments. "Nothing will get this ink out." "This isn't dirty, I've only worn it for a week!"
I persisted, and a load was done. Hallaluja!
When the load was finished, we of course fought over who was going to bring it up from the basement to hang on the line because that's how we roll in this family. Never a chore without an argument. But the Girl wanted to see her pants and how they survived and I wanted to see if some of the stains long set into the boy's t-shirt had been removed, so the clothing came up and we hung it on the line.
Lo and behold, there were NO ink stains left on the pants. Not a one! The Girl was thrilled.
Even better, the Boy's t-shirts had lost their dingy look, were much brighter and miracle of miracles, the set in stains were gone! Gone. Even he had to admit that his clothing looked better. That's saying something, folks.
Since then I've done a load of my own, less disgusting clothing, and the colors came out brighter, the clothing looked newer and less laundered. This isn't faint praise. Most of my winter clothing ranges in the black, brown, and gray tones, so I can't really tell much, but my one bright red shirt looked redder and more robust.
I like this Clorox 2 stuff. It seems to work well, especially on the kids brighter colors. It certainly cleaned their stuff up a lot more than plain detergent. So I'm saying that this was a real success story!
Their product literature says:
With its new 2X formula, Clorox 2® Stain Fighter & Color Booster* is better at removing tough stains vs. the leading detergent alone, including:I think we tested at least half of those stains just on one of my son's shirts!
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Don't just take my word for it. I've got three coupons from Mom Central for a free sample of Clorox 2 to give away. Just leave me a comment telling me your worst laundry story. I'll choose winners on Tuesday night by midnight. Remember, the dirtier the better! Stumble It! JBlog Me