Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
How to Keep Sheets and Towels Smelling Fresh in a Closet
How to Keep Sheets and Towels Smelling Fresh in a Closet. Nothing beats slipping into a bed made up with fresh sheets or wrapping yourself in a towel that's fresh from the laundry. No matter how fastidious your housekeeping may be, though, keeping that fresh-from-the-line scent once linens have been stored in a ...
There is nothing in this world more delightful than crawling into a freshly laundered bed cocoon. This is a phenomenon that can be ruined by many things, but maybe the worst of all is that awful, icky smell of musty sheets. Thankfully, there's an easy (and really, really cheap) way to avoid this from here to eternity, and you probably already have the solution at home.
How to Remove Body-Oil Stains and Odors From Bed Sheets
This is my personal method for getting musky scents and yellow body-oil stains out of bed sheets. It's easy and it works (not just for me either!).