Introduction: De-stink Funky Towels

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Stop discarding towels that have that gross left out at the beach too long (or left on the floor too long) smell, that doesn't ever quite go away! This super simple solution will get rid of the stink and make your towels fluffy and absorbent again!

Step 1: What You Need

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  • Stinky Towels
  • Washing Machine
  • Baking Soda
  • White Vinegar

Step 2: Wash Once

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Fill your washer with HOT water.
Add a cup of white vinegar Add your stinky towels.
Run the wash cycle.

Step 3: Wash Twice

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Leave your towels in the washer.
Add a cup of baking SODA. (Not baking powder.., that won't work)
Run the wash cycle again on HOT.

Step 4: Dry

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Once the second wash cycle is done, remove the towels and place them in the dryer.
Do NOT add a dryer sheet or any other fabric softener.
Run the dryer until the towels are completely dry. (It may take two cycles to get them really dry, depending on the number of towels in the load.)

Step 5: Enjoy Fresh Towels Again!

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Fold and put away your nice clean towels!
Not only do they smell clean again, they are fluffier and more absorbent!

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