Thread Number: 74050  /  Tag: Wringer Washers
washing nasty pot holders
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Post# 978230   1/14/2018 at 00:23 by Diesirae7 (Central Illinois)        

I find the best way to get these clean is with the Maytag wringer washer! Some Biz, Tide liquid, hot water and a long wash time... Seemed to do a good job anyway

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Post# 978238 , Reply# 1   1/14/2018 at 04:15 by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        

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For me I cram them into the Miele, add Tide or Persil, set for 190F extended wash, and they come out clean and grease free.

Post# 978249 , Reply# 2   1/14/2018 at 06:51 by potatochips (Nova Scotia)        

I use hot water, good detergent, and an oxy-clean like powder as I cant bleach them. Theyre all different colours.

Post# 978418 , Reply# 3   1/15/2018 at 07:55 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Getting really dirty kitchen stuff clean

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I use the calypso or SQ FL washer with water heater setting selected WITH a good dose of liquid Aldi liquid DW detergent with bleach, for really dirty stuff the only reasonable to get them clean is a low water use machine although a WW can work very well if you are willing to use a few cups of detergent to do so.


John L.

Post# 978446 , Reply# 4   1/15/2018 at 12:36 by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        
Lots of different solvents

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I soak them in an enzyme presoak overnight, then rinse them in hot water with ammonia and low suds detergent. If they're clean at that point, I'll do a final warm rinse with softener. If not, I'll do it all over again. Works well with old-style thick white oven mitts.

Post# 978447 , Reply# 5   1/15/2018 at 12:45 by panthera (Rocky Mountains)        
Ammonia overnight

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Seems to be the key - and a couple of color catcher squares in with the hot water wash the next day.

Any stains remaining fall victim to Hydrogen Peroxide.

I do block the prettier ones to dry.

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