Why you should use hydrogen peroxide in your laundry

Did you know that you can use Hydrogen Peroxide in your laundry? It might sound a bit strange but yes, Hydrogen Peroxide (H202) is an oxidizing agent that can work as bleach and make your clothes cleaner and as fresh as new.

Namrata Dutta
Written by: Namrata DuttaPublished at: Feb 02, 2016

The whites go whiter

The whites go whiter
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With just a small amount of Hydrogen Peroxide (H202), you can make your white or faded clothes whiter and brighter. It helps you get rid of the pale tinge from old clothes. Image: Getty

The colors go brighter

The colors go brighter
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Well, it is said that oxidizing agents ruin colored pieces of clothing, but not if you know the right quantity to use. If you add only a small or right amount of Hydrogen Peroxide to your colored clothes while washing them, the colors will become brighter. Image: Getty

Stains are removed

Stains are removed
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The best thing about Hydrogen Peroxide is that it can remove stains from your clothes without spoiling the fabric. But, remember to use the right quantity. It binds with the chemicals of the stain and washes it off when rinsed with water. Image: Getty

The odour fades away

The odour fades away
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If your clothes are heavily soiled and smell bad, Hydrogen Peroxide can help you get rid of these too. It is a potent bacteria killer. Image: Getty

Cleans the washer

Cleans the washer
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You may not even realize it, but when you wash your clothes with Hydrogen Peroxide, you are washing your washer along with it. Image: Getty

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