Laundry stripping is a cleaning technique that has gained significant popularity in recent years. It is a powerful method to remove buildup and residues from fabrics, especially for towels, linens, and workout clothes. In this blog post, we will cover everything you need to know about laundry stripping, including its recipe, origin, how it works, and its importance for our soft goods.
The Origin of Laundry Stripping
Although laundry stripping is not a new concept, it has become more prevalent in recent years due to social media like TikTok and Instagram. The #laundrystripping has over 300 Million tags alone. This process was originally a DIY and involves soaking your laundry in a mixture of hot water, borax, washing soda, and laundry detergent such as powdered Tide. The water turns murky as the buildup and residues are released from the fabric.
The Original DIY Recipe for Laundry Stripping
When people started out trying laundry stripping at home, they followed the below recipe with the following ingredients:
- 1/4 cup borax
- 1/4 cup washing soda
- 1/4 cup laundry detergent (powder or liquid)
- Hot water
Follow these simple steps to get started:
- Fill a bathtub, large bucket, or sink with hot water.
- Add borax, washing soda, and laundry detergent to the water.
- Stir the mixture until the ingredients are dissolved.
- Add your laundry and let it soak for at least four hours or overnight.
- Drain the water and rinse your laundry thoroughly.
The New Solution
The DIY recipe of laundry stripping is outdated. Its a popular deep cleaning method that was prime for a revolutionary product. That is why at Launderful we created the FIRST EVER all natural laundry stripper, the SuperSoak. Launderfuls SuperSoak works just as well as the DIY version but limits packaging waste and harsh chemicals. It uses natural enzymes to deep clean your laundry. Think of it like a probiotic for your laundry.
How Laundry Stripping Works
The enzymes is Launderful SuperSoak work together to break down and remove buildup and residues from the fabric lifting dirt and stains. Launderfuls all natural formula is alkaline and helps to soften water, which makes it easier for the enzymes to penetrate the fabric.
The Importance of Laundry Stripping
Over time, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, and detergent can build up on fabrics, causing them to look dingy, feel rough, and smell musty. Laundry stripping removes these residues, leaving your soft goods looking and feeling like new again. This process is especially important for towels, linens, and workout clothes as they come into contact with sweat and oils that can build up over time. By removing these residues, you can enjoy softer, fresher-smelling fabrics.
In conclusion, laundry stripping is a simple and effective way to deep clean your soft goods. By using Launderful SuperSoak regularly in your laundry routine, you can remove buildup and residues from your towels, linens, workout clothes and so much more. Give it a try, and see the difference for yourself!