DIY Linen Spray for a Clean and Fresh Smelling Linen Sheets

There is nothing more annoying than going to bed with smelly linen sheets. It just ruins the perfect night that should have been more relaxing and comforting. Have you ever encountered problems getting the smell out of your linen sheets?

Linen sheets are a good investment if you want a natural bedding material. It is made of flax fiber that is very strong and definitely a soft textile that is breathable, comfortable, and suitable for any season.

Elegant as they may be, they are also not exempted from getting the unpleasant odors and unwanted stains that are causing havoc to this nice fabric.

You see, the distressing smell and stains from your linen sheets come from natural oils that your skin produces and because it’s oil, removing it can be tricky.

But the good news is there are ways to get your bedsheets dazzling clean and get the odor out of your silk bed sheets using safe and natural products.

If you haven’t got the slightest idea on how to do it, then it’s your lucky day because you’re about to learn how to get that pesky smell out of your linen sheets so read on.

Why are linen sheets good to use?

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Is it really worth the fuss of giving your bed linen that proper care? A short answer is yes. Linen is an incredibly durable material that can last for decades to come. Of course, proper maintenance on your linen sheets is important to uphold and keep the good quality and sophistication of this cherished textile.

But if you still doubt its credibility, here’s a list of good reasons to use linen bedsheets.

1. Linen has the ability to retain its shape and has a natural elasticity which means it is durable to use. What’s more interesting is that the more you use and washed it, the more it becomes smooth, softer, and comfortable.

2. It has temperature control qualities meaning it keeps you warm in winter and cools in summer without causing you to overheat.

3. It has quick-drying qualities which means that in warmer months it doesn’t hold up too much moisture and in cooler months it dries quicker. It’s a perfect choice all year round.

4. It’s environmentally friendly since it is made from flax fiber which is one of the strongest natural textiles. It doesn’t need pesticides and herbicides to make them grow. When harvested, the remaining roots of the plant will fertilize and cleanse the soil ready for the next batch to grow.

5. Linen sheets never go out of style. It’s effortlessly stylish. You don’t need to tuck or fold them as they just look good to throw on the bed.

Natural ways of keeping your linen sheets smelling laundry fresh

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You don’t need chemically-laden products to get the clean scent on your bed linen. To remove the smell and the stain from your linen bedsheets you can use natural products that can be found on your kitchen pantry.

Here are natural ways to experience that clean scent on your satin sheets whether you are doing a fresh load of laundry or pulling linen sheets on your storage.

1. Baking soda is a reliable kitchen staple that has a lot of uses especially in cleaning something as it does not only regulate the water PH but also brightens and deodorizes.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup of baking soda

Step 1: Fill the washing machine tub with water.
Step2: Add the baking soda.
Step 3: Then add the laundry.
Step 4: Soak for 30 minutes before starting the wash cycle for the best result.
Step 5: If you have a front load washing machine, sprinkle the baking soda on an empty tub and add the linens.
Step 6: Use the soak feature prior to washing.
Step 7: Rinse and line dry.

2. Rinse with distilled vinegar. It has the ability to soften bed sheets that resulting in clean linen sheets without the smell.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar

Step 1: Add the vinegar to your washing machine during the rinse cycle.
Step 2: After rinsing, line dry if possible.

3. Linen spray

To keep your bedsheets smelling divine, freshen them up with linen spray. But if you find the conventional spray to be expensive, you can always make your own linen spray. Here’s a recipe for a basic linen spray.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups unflavored vodka
  • 40-50 drops of your choice of essential oils.
  • Funnel
  • 16 oz. spray bottle

Step 1: Fill the spray bottle to almost full with vodka. Use a funnel to avoid spills.
Step 2: Add the essential oil.
Step 3: Put the spray top on tightly.
Step 4: Shake the mixture well and start spraying on your linens.

4. Dry linen sheets longer. Make sure that no moisture or dampness remains in your satin sheets before storing them as it will cause a musty-smelling closet or drawers that will eventually absorb by your linens. To ensure that they are completely dry, make it a habit to let it line dry for longer. You can also do a 5-minute quick cycle on your dryer to ensure that linens are moisture-free before storing them.

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Tips on washing linen sheets on the washer.

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Linen is naturally antimicrobial meaning it won’t harbor bacteria and resist mildew growth that’s why cleaning linens are simple and easy to do.

Here are some tips to help make the most out of your linen.

1. Always read the instructions whether on the tag, packaging, or website product description before getting started.
2. Use a delicate or gentle cycle when washing to protect the natural fiber.
3. If you are concerned about shrinking, use cold water.
4. Avoid using hot water as it can damage your linens. You can select a warm setting on your washer.
5. Avoid soaps that have optical brighteners or any other cleaning agent with harsh chemicals as they can weaken and discolor the fabric.
6. Select the maximum level of water to allow the fabric to freely move in the drum.
7. Consider filling the water in your washer and adding the detergent before placing your sheets in the drum to allow the sheets to fully soak and dissolve any stains or smell on them.

Tips on drying linen sheets

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Low maintenance linen beddings can be tuble dried on low-heat setting but some prefer to have them air-dry. It is much better to air dry them as this will preserve the linen and and support the durability of the fabric. However, air-drying is only limited only in the summer where the sun up most o the time but during winter or rainy season you may opt to have it machined dry.

So, here ae some tips for you.

1. Consider using wool dryer balls to quickly dry your linens.
2. As soon as the washer cycle ends, pull your sheets out and place them in the dryer with wool dryer balls.
3. Run your dryer in a low heat setting for 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Take your linen out of the dryer when they are still somewhat damp.
5. Hang them indoors or outside on a clothesline and allow them to dry completely.
6. Be careful where you hang them or use clothesline pins to avoid creasing or puckering the fabric.
7. when drying your linen sheets outside, put them in a shaded area since the sun can bleach linens.

Frequently asked questions

1. Can you machine wash linen sheets?

Yes, nowadays it is very hard for busy families to handwash everything. You can use the washing machine for every wash. Just read the instructions on the labels on how to machine wash them. If there are no clear instructions, then you can follow the general guidelines and tips in this article on machine washing.

2. Can you put bed linen in the dryer?

Never put any linen sheets in the hot dryer or dry clean because this will weaken the fabrics that will break down faster. Follow drying instructions to give your satin sheets longer life.

3. How long should you wash your linen sheets

You should wash your linen sheets as needed. To maintain the quality and durability of your silk sheets, have them clean as a set. If one piece needs cleaning the entire set is best to be washed as well. This will keep your linen set softened evenly and color fading will be consistent throughout your linen sheets set.

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  • 🏆 BEST EUCALYPTUS OIL SPRAY: Natural scent great for rooms, closets, draws, wood
  • 👍 EUCALYPTUS PILLOW MIST: Eliminates and neutralizes odor. Does not mask it like chemical sprays
  • ❤️ A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY: Spray and forget. Nontoxic, non-irritating, and natural air spray.

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