kidspot social
kidspot social
Login | Join Kidspot Social | Contact us | Advertise with us
 
 
 

Mothers Forum

  Browse Forum   Category Around The House   Active Topics   Search  
Discuss and share your thoughts and interests.
GENERAL » Around The House » Washing mishap
Add your reply

Around The House


 
Add to bookmarks
Go back to show all topics in Around The House
Go back and browse all categories
 Washing mishap

11-07-2012,2:18 PM      
tammyd
Join Date : Dec 2010
Location : Halswell
Posts : 114

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??
_______________________
SHARE:
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 : 114

Unfortunately none of the items are completely white, they all have colour in them so I can't use a chlorine bleach either :(
_______________________
13-07-2012,10:21 AM      
JulieKidspotter
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?
_______________________
Julie, Kidspot


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!
_______________________
Pip
16-07-2012,8:52 AM      
Gillymama
Join Date : Jan 2010
Location : Woolston, Christchurch
Posts : 391

I need to know the fix for this too - I have several pinkish things that are meant to be white!
_______________________
16-07-2012,1:42 PM      
MumBum
Join Date : Nov 2009
Location : Mission Bay
Posts : 157

I have soaked mine in nappysan oxy befofe when I had the same issue and it worked for me...
_______________________
Peace, Love, Happiness and Hugs.MumBum of three boys. XXX                                                                                               
12-08-2012,3:25 PM      
raglanmum
Join Date : Sep 2010
Location : Raglan
Posts : 223

Yep, Nappysan Oxy action has worked for me too!
_______________________
Kaz
 
New Topic Add your reply


   
 
 
 
Remember Me
 
sign up


kidspot Lumino
 
Brush Up On Dental
Grow healthy smiles with Lumino. Get tips & tricks, share your stories & join the discussion to be in to win 1 of 4 Oral B Vitality Precision Electric Toothbrushes click here...
kidspot Garnier
 
Safer Sun Protection!
Garnier is making the sun safer for everyone, and you could be in to win 1 of 50 Garnier Ambre Solaire Sensitive Advanced sunscreen packs just in time for summer. Register your interest here...
kidspot Mum's Say
 
Tommee Tippee
Discover how easy and mess free meal time can be with Tommee Tippee’s colourful feeding range. Click here...
kidspot Dots Cooking Spray
 
BBQ Inspiration
Dot’s Cooking Spray is an essential ingredient for any home cook! Check out these great recipes perfect for the BBQ this summer… Click here...
kidspot Mum's Say
 
Emlings
Let your kids imagination run free as they rescue unique Emlings and teach them to paint, dance, sing and even make things out of goo! Read the reviews...
kidspot Recent Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Robbie Williams dancing while Ayda is in labour... (4)
kidspot Halloween (7)
kidspot Is there a right way to do art? (6)
kidspot Week 3 - First visit to the dentist (15)
kidspot What has happened to Renee Zellweger? (4)
kidspot Santa has been saved for Auckland's Queen Street! (18)
kidspot Aucklands open fireplace ban (3)
kidspot Whats with Glassons and their marketing? (8)
View more Recent Topics
 
 
kidspot Recent Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot Brag Brag Brag!!! (4)
kidspot Whovian Antics (1)
kidspot Hello hello (4)
kidspot Keeping me on my toes! (0)
kidspot Time to Take the Plunge? (4)
kidspot He knows me too well (3)
kidspot Movie date (5)
kidspot Restrain your child! (3)
View more Recent Blogs
 
 
kidspot Popular Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Week 1 - What's been your biggest challenge in looking after your children's teeth? (42)
kidspot The Food Police (25)
kidspot Week 2 - What's your tip for helping kids brush? (24)
kidspot Santa has been saved for Auckland's Queen Street! (18)
kidspot Jillian Michaels 30 day shred (17)
kidspot Week 3 - First visit to the dentist (15)
kidspot Foodie Love Child (14)
kidspot Christmas weight loss challenge (14)
View more Popular Topics
 
 
kidspot Popular Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot Counting Down (11)