Vinegar: Not just for pickles.

Give your laundry a boost by adding ¼- ½ cup of vinegar to the wash cycle. Put it in where the fabric softener usually goes. This way it is added in the final rinse. Vinegar equalizes the pH of your laundry detergent, resulting in cleaner, softer clothes. Vinegar is used by the people who make your clothes (such as Chloe Angus)