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 Washing mishap

11-07-2012,2:18 PM      
tammyd
Join Date : Dec 2010
Location : Halswell
Posts : 111

I'm embarrassed to admit this - but yesterday I turned my load of washing pink by leaving a new red scarf in the load :( I'm so gutted! (So is hubby as one of his favourite work shirts is now pink, along with my two little boys' undies, socks, PJs etc LOL) As soon as I realised I googled what to do and all the advice said the same - before it dries put everything back in the machine for a hot wash, with a bit of bleach (I used Sard Wonder power) and set it for an extra rinse. But it hasn't made a scrap of difference so now I'm wondering if anyone on Kidspot has any different suggestions??
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12-07-2012,10:45 AM      
hollie71
Join Date : Aug 2010
Location : lower hutt
Posts : 22

What color are they? If they are fully white you could just soak them in bleach and water, never happened to me so I don't know for sure about this but I have done this to brighten white from baby vomit!! Of you do find a fix I would love to know.
12-07-2012,12:50 PM      
tammyd
Join Date : Dec 2010
Location : Halswell
Posts : 111

Unfortunately none of the items are completely white, they all have colour in them so I can't use a chlorine bleach either :(
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13-07-2012,10:21 AM      
JulieKidspot
Join Date : Oct 2009
Location : Hutt City
Posts : 751

You can buy a "run remover" product from the supermarket but I don't know how effective they are?
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13-07-2012,11:47 AM      
mumof6
Join Date : Apr 2010
Location : Taupo
Posts : 206

Mr17 came home from staying at his brothers house the other week and 2 of his white tops are now a baby blue colour :P! I may have to try the run remover Julie, but would love to hear any other suggestions too!
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16-07-2012,8:52 AM      
Gillymama
Join Date : Jan 2010
Location : Woolston, Christchurch
Posts : 387

I need to know the fix for this too - I have several pinkish things that are meant to be white!
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16-07-2012,1:42 PM      
MumBum
Join Date : Nov 2009
Location : Mission Bay
Posts : 156

I have soaked mine in nappysan oxy befofe when I had the same issue and it worked for me...
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12-08-2012,3:25 PM      
raglanmum
Join Date : Sep 2010
Location : Raglan
Posts : 222

Yep, Nappysan Oxy action has worked for me too!
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