2nd October 2019


Can mildew stains be removed from fabric?

To remove mildew from upholstery and other fabrics, soak a sponge in a solution of 1/2 cup borax dissolved in 2 cups hot water, and rub it into the affected areas. Let it soak in for several hours until the stain disappears, then rinse well.

How do I get mildew out of clothes?

Method 1 Washing Towels, Clothing, and Linens
  1. Dissolve 2 cups (408 grams) of borax in 2 quarts (2 liters) of warm or hot water.
  2. Add your mildew-stained fabric into the solution and let it soak for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Gently brush your normal detergent into the fabric.
  4. Wash on the highest setting allowed for your fabric.
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