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My dryer is broke so Im stuck drying Everything on the clothes line.. Anyway to avoid the towels and my son blankets

from being CRISPY!

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:01 PM on Jun. 15, 2011 in Home & Garden

Answers (8)
  • use a good fabric softener that usually helps my stuff from getting crispy and don't leave it out there too long.

    Answer by Bugzmomma at 9:03 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • fabric softener.

    Answer by geminisummerz at 9:16 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Good ironing can also solve the problem.

    Answer by Cafemomoftwo217 at 9:16 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • I hang dry almost everything, although not outside, I use indoor drying racks (DH has pollen allergies). I use white vinegar as my fabric softener & have no problems with "crispiness".

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 9:30 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Use less washing powder. I only use 1/4 to 1/2 the amount you are supposed to use and it still gets everything clean. I dont own a dyer, everything is hung to dry outside... and nothing is stiff

    Answer by Misery_Stitches at 10:03 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Add vinegar to the final rinse. No, your towels won't smell like salad ~ but they will be soft after they are dry. The 'crisp' feeling is from soap that NEVER rinses out with just water or fabric softener. The softener doesn't get it out, just 'softens' it. Vinegar does remove the soap and it's a lot cheaper than FS. If you still want scent, use essential oil ... just 2 or 3 drops per load.

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 6:20 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • sorry to hear that...hope it gets fixed soon!

    Answer by justme782 at 8:03 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • i used downey softner when i had to put my clothes out on the cloth line

    Answer by angeleyz375 at 9:47 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

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