How to whiten a tulle: a greenfly tip that will amaze you
Tulle on the windows looks elegant and minimalist, but there is a lot of hassle with washing it. The thin and delicate fabric gets dirty too quickly, and with frequent wash cycles, it can even get damaged.
Cleaning experts told us about an effective, though slightly unusual, way to bleach organza, kapron, and veil tulle. Read how you can bleach tulle with green and whether it will damage the fabric in the article from OBOZREVATEL.
Before the bleaching procedure, it is necessary to remove the tulle from the curtain rod and shake off the accumulated dust. If there are obvious stains on the fabric, you should wash them manually, adding detergent. It is enough to soak the tulle in a cool soapy solution for at least 30 minutes.
Necessary ingredients for whitening:
For convenience, we publish step-by-step instructions.
Step 1: Pour 500 ml of water into a container. It should be at room temperature - not cold and not too hot.
Step 2: Add the verdigris to the water. It is important to observe the correct proportions. Experts say that 25 drops of the product are enough. Mix thoroughly.
Step 3: The solution should be strained with gauze. This is a very important nuance, otherwise, the green can stain the tulle - and it will be difficult to wash it afterward.
Step 4: Pour the solution obtained after straining into a container with 5 liters of water at room temperature, and soak the tulle. Do not keep the fabric in the water too long, five minutes is enough. Turn the tulle two or three times to whiten all sides of the product.
Step 5. Finally, rinse the tulle in cool water.
By the way, you can refresh the tulle with ordinary salt. The proportions should be clearly calculated: pour 1 tablespoon of soda into 1 liter of water. If the curtains are badly grayed or become greasy, you can take 2 tablespoons per 1 liter. Read more about this tip hack in this article.
Earlier OBOZREVATEL told about an interesting Chinese method that will return tulle whiteness.
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