Although its chemical name scares anyone away, sodium percarbonate is one of the products more versatile when washing different spaces in the home, since when dissolved in water it adopts the power of a detergent and a powerful bleach.
Fortunately, Mercadona has included it among the discounted products in all your supermarkets, so this is a good time to start using it.
It is an additive to detergent with bleaching action, especially for white and light colored fabrics. Its formula contains active oxygen, capable of penetrating tissues, eliminating the spots both on clothes and on water-washable household surfaces.
Sodium percarbonate is, when dissolved in water, a potent multi-use cleaneras effective for cleaning and removing stains from clothes, as it is for dishes and the home, since, due to its natural characteristics, it does not damage any surface or fabric.
Cloths, tablecloths and napkins
One of its greatest powers is the help it confers in the whitening of clothes, also in its disinfection in the fight against really embedded spots.
In kitchens, this solution is usually recommended to thoroughly wash all the textiles in this room, since they tend to accumulate stains that are difficult to remove over the course of different washes. Its use manages to return tablecloths and napkins to an almost premiere white.
It is enough to gather the dirtiest rags in a bucket with water and dissolve one part of the product in ten of water (hot to 60 degrees). A good overnight soak it will work its magic, which you will realize after you have washed them again.
Percarbonate is especially effective on stains wine, fruit juice, coffee, dirt, sauce and grass. To act against specific stains, it is necessary to make a paste with one part of water and one part of percarbonate and rub the stain with a brush before leaving the mixture to act for half an hour and washing regularly.
Beyond the kitchen textile, it is also indicated for children’s sportswear, such as bibs, and also bedding. For clothes in general, it is enough to add a little of these magical powders to the drum of the washing machine and use the usual program at between 30 and 40 degrees.
On surfaces and dishes
However, percarbonate is also useful for bleaching and sanitizing sinks, shower trays and toilets, and also kitchen surfaces and appliances as fundamental as the fridge.
In this case, you have to turn into a spray the percarbonate (one teaspoon) dissolved in half a liter of hot water, and leave to act for a few seconds before removing with a clean cloth or sponge.
This product also allows you to remove stains that have already been given up removing, such as those from coffee cups, china Or the kettles. In this case it is only necessary to fill the containers with a mixture of hot water with two dissolved tablespoons of this product and in an hour they will return to their previous state.
He percarbonate bleach Bosque Verde, the Mercadona brand dedicated to household cleaning products and detergents, now costs 1.75 euroten cents less than before, and comes in a 750-gram container.
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Like any cleaning product, it is necessary to be very careful in its application and in its conservation out of the reach of children, since it can cause eye injuries Serious from coming into contact with eyes.
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