How to Remove Mildew Stains From Linens


If your linens have been stored away in a location that ended up wet or moist, you may discover that you have mildew stains on your bed or table linens. As long as the mold hasn't eaten through your fabric, there's hope for restoring your linens to their pre-mildew condition. Use natural resources and a few simple supplies found in your kitchen to remove mildew from your household linens.

Things You'll Need

  • Paint brush
  • Laundry detergent
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Bowl

Tips & Warnings

  • Store linens in an airtight container where they will be free from humidity or moisture.
  • Mildew grows and spreads, so check other linens stored in the same area as the ones with mildew stains.

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