Replacing fabric softener with vinegar? Here’s why that’s a good idea

Vinegar has these 6 advantages for your laundry

Admittedly: vinegar isn’t known for smelling great, and fabric softener is. So why would you replace the lovely scented fabric softener with a shot of vinegar? We’ve put the six reasons in a list.

1.  Cheaper

A bottle of natural vinegar doesn’t cost a thing… we can’t say the same about fabric softener. It is therefore a much cheaper alternative that works just as well. Vinegar makes your clothes just as soft.

2.  No irritation

Whereas fabric softener residue in your clothes can sometimes lead to irritation, vinegar is much less likely to cause itching. If you have sensitive skin or abrasive clothing, vinegar can be a solution.

3.  Descaling your washing machine

Vinegar is a true multitasker. Besides making your clothes nice and soft, it can also reduce limescale buildup in the washing machine. This prolongs the life of your washing machine and eliminates bad smells. Two birds, one stone!

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