It breaks my heart to see my white shirt stained by dirty water. A few years ago, this happens to my shirts. I always thought that it was due to the 10 year old washing machine we had when we were in Sinar but I alway suspect it is the bad water quality we had in Malaysia. Since then, I never buy white shirts. That's why you see me wearing blue a lot. I can't trust the washing machine nor the water we had.
I remember one time, when I came back from Hong Kong, ZipD, Miss Peace, his sister, Bahija, Anti Ringgit and I went for a movie in GSC Mid Valley. Someone commented why my T Shirt was not as white as ZipD's sister's. And that T-Shirt was a new one I bought from Hong Kong ie less than a week old.
When we moved to the new house, we bought a new, state of the art, wash machine. My faith returned. I bought two nice stripped shirts from G2000. In less than 3 months, both turned yellow. I know that it's not the wash machine now. My mother said she hand wash shirts so it cannot be the machine. It must be the murky water we have! Can you imagine drinking this water everyday - water that stains your white clothes.
Anyway, I was doing my laundry and ironing yesterday night and I realize I bought two shirt in USA that is light in colour. Oh no... I bet these will get stained. I guess I won't be wearing them in MY.
Seriously, it sucks.
Do you guys have any tips? Do you get stains in your white clothes/t-shirts? How do you clean your shirts? Washine machine? Hand wash? And if handwash.. did you soak the shirt for a long time? Perhaps I should not soak it. Perhaps soaking is what's staining it. HELP!
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