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August 2, 2014

Hints from Heloise: Fabric softener fatigue? Restore your towels’ absorbency by washing with ammonia

DEAR HELOISE: I saw a recent newspaper article about not using fabric softeners when washing bath towels because it reduces the towels’ absorbency when too much liquid softener is used, or when dryer sheets are used every time. I have been using fabric softener for some time, and I have noticed the problem and wondered why.

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