Is it OK to wash white clothes with bleach? Chlorine bleach is the most common type of bleach, and it both whitens and disinfects, but it should only be used on all-white fabrics. Oxygen bleach is a non-chlorine bleach and it’s safe to use on colored fabrics to brighten and remove stains, but it does not disinfect your clothes.
How do you wash white clothes with bleach?
- Soak your clothes in cold water. With a container, add cold water and soak your clothes.
- Add bleach to the clothing in the container.
- Stir everything in the container and soak for 10 minutes.
- Remove and wash through with cold water.
- Leave to dry.
Is it better to wash whites with bleach in hot or cold water? The facts are: Clorox® Regular Bleach2 disinfects effectively in hot, warm or cold water whether for laundry or household cleaning/disinfecting. For maximum cleaning, stain and soil removal, one should wash with hot water with detergent and Clorox® Regular Bleach2.
How much bleach do you use to wash white clothes? As a general rule of thumb, about a ¼ cup of bleach is perfect for a gallon of water. Few tablespoons of bleach are recommended for a single cloth, and about 1 cup should do if you soak more than one white cloth.