Asked on Apr 20, 2019

How do remove mold odor from clothing?



5 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan
    on Apr 20, 2019

    Just launder with some bleach.

  • Nancy Turner
    on Apr 20, 2019

    If it is washable, try some vinegar in the fabric softener dispenser. It will help remove a lot of odors.

  • Redcatcec
    on Apr 20, 2019

    If the clothes are either whites or colors, you could wash as usual and add vinegar to the rinse cycle.

    Or another method is wash the clothes with baking soda in the wash cycle, let them soak in that.

    Air dry.

  • Beth
    on Apr 20, 2019

    I second (or third?) the suggestion to use vinegar. I like distilled white vinegar for washing. I've also found that hanging the clothes outside on a nice, sunny day will help remove that odor.

  • William
    on Apr 20, 2019

    I tried with two Chicago Bears Jackets I was going to sell. The only thing that worked was three washes using vinegar in the fabric softener dispenser and putting in the sunlight after every individual wash. I even tried odor eliminator detergent additive...failed. Looked online for ideas....failed. Since they were colors could not use bleach.

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