The white stuff is at all. And in the process of using socks and a beautiful white color or "zastiryvaetsya" and takes a muddy hue or simply yellow from exposure to any factors. To deal with this. It is important to know the correct technique of bleaching fabrics according to the type of selected bleach.

Chlorine bleach

The most famous and long-standing are considered as chlorine-containing bleaches. Even our mothers and grandmothers bleached linen tablecloths that is chlorine. When using chlorine agents should remember that they are very aggressive lineup, which explains their actual effectiveness. Means of chlorine it is not recommended to be used for bleaching delicate fabrics. Their frequent use is also not recommended, as the chlorine destroys the structure of fibers. Optimally, the use of this bleach a couple times a year for linen or cotton fabrics and to remove stains on crisp white denim or linen tablecloths.

When you use chlorine-based bleach is applied directly to the stain and allowed to stand for half an hour before washing. For a comprehensive whitening the recommended funds are added to the water for washing and washed at the highest temperature or boiling.

Oxygen bleach

Less effective but more gentle and considered to be oxygen bleach. They operate on the principle of releasing active oxygen, which removes particles of foreign impurities from the structure of the fibers of the fabric. These bleaches do not cause irritation, do not spoil the fabric and are great for refreshing color even to color things.

Oxygen bleaches effectively at low temperatures of water and pre-soaking. Rinse things don't need, and you can immediately start on the next wash. To prevent yellowing and refreshing color oxygen bleach adds a small amount with each wash.

Optical brighteners

Another type of bleach - optic. Today the production of these types of funds is presented as a new technology of washing, but the principle of this kind of bleaching known for decades as a whitening "methylene blue". That is, the whitening effect is due to the presence of components visually brightening the fabric. This means the bluing, reflective substances, and other tricks that allow light fabrics to look perfectly white.