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10 Reasons to Add Vinegar to Your Laundry
How to use distilled white vinegar in the laundry to whiten, brighten, reduce odor and soften clothes.
Are You Using Your Clothes Dryer Correctly?
How to get the best results from your clothes dryer to prevent wrinkling and to save energy costs.
Help! My Colors Ran in the Laundry
Learn how to remove dye transfer stains and color bleeding from clothes.
Never Let Them See or Smell You Sweat
Perspiration stains and odor can be a problem on clothes. These five solutions will help you keep your clothes looking great and smelling sweet. Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from white and colored clothes.
Don't Want to Look Like Your Pet? Remove Pet...
How to remove pet hair from clothes and upholstery.
Help! No Clean Clothes and I'm Out Of Laundry...
If you are out of laundry detergent and you must wash clothes, there are subtitutions you can use in a pinch.
5 Reasons to Keep Baking Soda in Your Laundry...
Baking soda will boost detergent performance, soften clothes, clean an iron and control detergent suds.
How to Get Rid of Lint in Your Laundry
How to Reduce and Remove Laundry Lint on Clothes.
What is Modal And How Do I Wash Modal Clothes?
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
Get Rid Of The Bugs Eating Your Clothes
How to get rid of bugs - moths, carpet beetles, silverfish, cockroaches, crickets, termites - that are eating and ruining your clothes.
How To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for Clothes.
Enterovirus? Flu? Avoid Transmission By Doing...
For laundry that has been exposed to bacteria or body fluids, disinfecting is important to prevent spreading disease. Learn how to disinfect laundry.
How Can I Keep My Clothes From Shrinking and...
Learn how to prevent clothes from shrinking and stretching.
Lost Your Washer or Dryer Manual? Find it Here
How to find a washer or dryer operating or repair manual.
Are You Using The Right Iron Temperature?
Learn to select the correct iron temperature when ironing clothes and linens. Different fabrics require different iron temperatures.
Can You Use HE Laundry Detergent in a Regular...
One of the newest laundry detergent formulas is HE or high-efficiency detergent. Learn more about HE detergent and when it can be used.
Dye Your Hair, Not Your Clothes
No matter the color, hair dye stains are never appropriate on our clothes, upholstery and carpet. Learn how to remove hair dye stains from fabrics.
Feeling Itchy? Best Laundry Detergents For Skin...
Learn about the best laundry detergents for skin sensitivity and fragrance allergies.
DIY Washer Repair Tips To Prevent A Service Call
DIY tips to try before you call a washer repairman.
Got Wrinkles? How To Iron Clothes Without An...
Learn how to Iron Without An Ironing Board
Top or Front Load: Which Type of Washer is Best?
It's time to buy a new washer. Which do you choose: the traditional top load or one of the high-efficiency front or top load washers?
Washer Cycles Demystified: How to Choose the...
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for Clothes.
The Best Way To Wash Your Tennis (Or Any Sport)...
How to safely wash and clean tennis shoes from canvas to leather.
What Is The Load Capacity Of My Clothes Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
How to Clean Your Washing Machine Lint Trap
Some washers have lint traps just like dryers. Learn how to locate and clean out the washer lint trap to prevent laundry lint.
Help Is Here To Whiten Those Yellowed Clothes...
Learn how to whiten yellowed, gray or dingy clothes and linens.
Don't Fret: You May Be Able To Save That...
Accidents happen and sweaters shrink. Learn the best ways to save a shrunken wool sweater.
Find the Best Laundry Detergent for Septic...
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
DIY Dryer Troubleshooting and Repairs To Save A...
Learn DIY clothes dryer troubleshooting and repair tips to save the expense of a service call.
10 DIY Laundry Products - You May Never Buy...
Making your own laundry detergent, fabric softener and other products will save money and last minute dashes to the store.
How to Get Rust Stains Out of Your Clothes
Learn how to remove rust stains from different types of fabric. Learn to recognize rust stains before removing stain.
Oops! How to Remove Paint Stains From Clothes,...
Remove all types of paint stains from clothes, carpets and upholstery. Learn how to remove water-based or oil-based stains in your home.
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Problems
Troubleshooting Whirlpool Cabrio washer problems and repairs.
Hard Water Laundry Problems? Here's What to Do
Hard water or water filled with minerals can cause problems in the laundry. Learn how to treat and prevent laundry disasters.
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
Keep Your Sweaters Soft and Shapely
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
How To Keep Your Faux Fur Coats And Trim...
How to Clean Faux Fur Coats and Fake Fur Trim on Clothes.
Hydrogen Peroxide Magic In The Laundry
How to use hydrogen peroxide to replace chlorine bleach in laundry. Use to whiten whites, brighten clothes, remove odors and sanitize the washer.
Why Won't My Dryer Work? Troubleshooting Guide
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
What Is HE Laundry Detergent And Do You Need It?
Learn about HE (high efficiency) laundry detergent and how to use it.
Sneezing? Get Rid of Perfume Odors on Clothes
Perfume is lovely until it is too strong and lingers on your clothes. Learn how to remove perfume odors from clothes.
How to Remove Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
Don't Let Mold and Mildew Ruin Your Leather...
Mildew can cause permanent damage to leather clothes and shoes. Learn how to remove mold and mildew safely and effectively from leather.
Dryer Sheets Can Kill Your Cats and Dogs
Laundry dryer sheets and fabric softeners can poison cats and dogs. Learn laundry room safety tips for your best friend.
How to Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Learn how to stop dye bleeding from clothes.
Great Hand Knit Hat, Scarf or Sweater? Treat It...
How to launder and care for hand knit sweaters, vests, hats, scarves, mittens and socks.
How to Remove Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil - from clothes.
How to Remove Stubborn Sticker Residue From...
Stickers are usually easy to remove from clothes until they go through the washer and dryer. Learn how to remove the residue.
What Do Those Flashing Numbers On My Whirlpool...
Deciphering the Whirlpool Cabrio Washer fault codes will help you troubleshoot problems and do repairs.
Help! Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
How to Prevent And Remove Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
From A To Z - How To Remove Stains From Clothes
How to remove any stain from clothes, upholstery and carpet.
How to Remove Stains from Suede Leather
Suede is an expensive leather that is used in clothing. Learn how to remove stains and keep suede soft and supple.
Do You Really Know How to Use Laundry Bleach...
Learn how to correctly and safely use chlorine and oxygen bleach in the laundry. How to get the best results from using bleach on laundry.
How to Do Laundry In 10 Easy Steps
Laundry 101. Learning how to do laundry is not difficult. Follow these ten basic steps for washable clothes and linens and you will have clean laundry to wear and use tomorrow.
Natural Gas or Electric Clothes Dryer: Which is...
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
Help! A Red Sock Bled on my White Laundry
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes
The Right Way to Wash Your Baseball Cap
Baseball caps are both fashionable and utilitarian. Learn how to launder caps and keep them looking their best.
Accidents Happen - How To Remove Blood Stains...
Blood stains are unsightly but can be removed easily if treated early. Learn how to remove blood stains safely and correctly.
Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its Best
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
Is Your Jersey Ready For Some Football?
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
The Right Way to Care for Crocheted Items
Crocheted items, whether made with cotton, wool or acrylic yarn, take lots of time and effort. Learn how to take care of them to make them last for years.
Why Do I Get This White Residue On My Clean...
Learn what causes white or blue residue to be left on freshly washed clothes; how to prevent the problem and how to remove the residue safely.
Feeling Stuck? How to Remove 8 Types of Glue...
How to remove glue from clothes - commercial adhesives, fingernail glue, glitter glue, hot glue, rubber cement, sticker residue, super glue and white school glue.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
Learn why front load washer can smell so bad and how to correct the problem.
Will A Ventless Clothes Dryer Work For Me?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
Go Green In Your Front Load Washer
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
Is Your Laundry Routine Making Your Allergies...
Your laundry routine can make indoor allergies worse or better.
Clean Your Washer To Have Clean Laundry
Learn how to clean and maintain a clothes washer to remove odor and protect your clothes and linens from stains.
Help! I Scorched My Shirt While Ironing
Ironing with heat that is too high can leave scorch marks on clothes. Learn how to remove the scorch marks.
Are You The Dark Fader?
Tips on how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
Help! I Spilled Gas On My Clothes
Gasoline and diesel fuel are not only dangerous on your clothes, they can be difficult stains and odors to remove. Learn how to remove the stains safely.
How to Remove Ink Stains From Clothes and Leather
How to remove all types of ink stains from clothes - ball point ink, permanent ink and washable marker stains.
Squeaky Clean Jokes Straight from the Laundry...
Clean jokes and puns from the laundry room for kids and adults to make laundry chores a bit more fun.
Become A Laundry Stain Removal Master
Stain removal in the laundry room is important. Use these basic techniques before tackling any stains on clothes and linens.
How to Clean a Stinky Front Load Washing Machine
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
How To Remove Ugly Mildew Stains From Clothes
Mildew stains can permanently damage clothes. Learn how to remove the fungus and mildew odor from clothes.
Is Your Laundry Routine Spreading Athlete's...
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks and towels in laundry.
Banish Dingy Whites Forever
Learn how to keep white clothes white in the laundry and restore dingy or yellowed white clothes to their original brightness.
Help! What's Wrong With My Washer?
A troubleshooting guide for washer problems.
Help! My Clothes Smell Like Cigarettes
Stale cigarette smoke isn't pleasant in clothes and the odor can be hard to remove. Learn how to return freshness to your clothes.
Tips To Get The Best Results From Your Front...
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
How to Deal with Bed Bugs in Your Laundry
Learn how to handle laundry properly after a bed bug infestation to help remove bed bugs and prevent reinfestation.
Suncreen Belongs On Your Skin Not Your Clothes...
Sunscreen is great for the skin but not for our clothes. Learn how to remove the brown stains that appear on clothes from sunscreen
What's Causing These Holes In My Clothes?
Do you have holes appearing in your clothes? Learn what can cause the problem and how to prevent future holes.
Is My Laundry Detergent Still Good?
Many of us stock up on laundry supplies when they are on sale. How long can you keep detergent before it expires?
Your Guide For Cleaning UGG Boots
How to clean UGG, sheepskin or suede boots to remove scuffs, water and oily stains.
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
Faux Fur to Down - How To Keep 9 Winter Coat...
Learn how to clean winter coat fabrics - wool, leather, vinyl, down, fleece, faux fur, natural fur, suede and waterproof coats.
Need A New Washer? Get The One That's Right For...
Looking for a new washer? Learn how to select the best washing machine for your family.
Troubleshooting Samsung Washer Problems and...
DIY Troubleshooting solutions to Samsung washer problems and repairs.
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer Problems
Troubleshooting and repair solutions for Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer problems.
How To Remove Lipstick Traces From Your Collar...
Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes and Linens
Laundry After Head Lice
Head lice are never a welcome site. Once you've treated all the heads of the household lean how to handle head lice infected laundry.
How To Sort Laundry Before Washing - Do It Right!
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
Oops! How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
Headed to Camp or College? How to Label Your...
Learn five ways to label clothes for camp, college or travel.
What Are You Really Wearing? Understanding...
For better laundry results, you need to understand the fabric used to make clothes.
Are Your Bed Linens Really Clean?
How to wash sheets, pillows, quilts, blankets and mattress pads.
Save \$\$\$: Clean Last Year's School Backpack
Learn how to clean and disinfect all types of backpacks.
Keep Your Pet's Bed Clean and Fresh Safely
How to Wash Pet Bedding Laundry.
Are You Using Laundry Bleach Correctly?
6 tips on how to use chlorine bleach correctly and safely to get the best results in the laundry.
Your Quilt Can Become An Heirloom By Cleaning...
Quilts are time-consuming to make so learn how to wash and care for handmade quilts and wall hangings.
How to Safely Wash An Electric Blanket
How to Wash An Electric Blanket, Throw or Mattress Pad.
How to Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
How to Reduce Wrinkles in Your Clothes
Learn how to reduce wrinkles in clothes and laundry.
What's The Best Way To Iron Wool Clothes?
Wool is a natural fiber and needs special ironing care to keep it looking great for many years.
How To Wash and Clean A Foam Mattress or Yoga Mat
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad, Yoga Mat or Exercise Pad.
What is Laundry Bluing And How Do I Use It?
Learn about bluing and how it works to whiten laundry or darken blue jeans. Step by step tips on how to use bluing correctly.
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
How Fabric Softener Sheets Can Harm Dryers
How Fabric Softener Dryer Sheets Harm Dryers
Organic Methods To Get Rid Of Critters Eating...
Learn how to control clothes-eating bugs like moths, cockroaches, silverfish, firebrats, beetles, crickets and termites without chemical insecticides.
Laundry Tips to Help Keep Your Septic Tank...
Tips for doing laundry and keeping a healthy septic tank system.
Keep Your Silk Clothes and Accessories Looking...
How to wash and iron silk clothes and accessories.
How To Get Rid of Yellow Nicotine Stains and...
Cigarettes can leave yellow nicotine stains on clothes and drapes and linens. Learn how to remove the yellow cigarette smoke stains.
Troubleshooting Maytag Bravos Washer Problems
How to troubleshoot Maytag Bravos washer problems and repairs to keep the washer working well.
Why Are My Clothes Shrinking? (I Have Not...
Learn what factors cause shrinking and stretching of clothes.
Have a Double Goof? Remove Correction Fluid...
Correction fluid is a wonderful office supply until it lands on your clothes. Learn how to remove the stains.
Need Some Washer or Dryer Information? Find the...
Before you buy a washer or dryer, take time to visit each manufacturer's Web site to compare capacity and features.
Left Your ChapStick In A Pocket and It Melted?...
How to remove melted ChapStick stains from clothes, washers and dryers.
How to Wash and Dry Feather Bed Pillows
Learn how to wash and dry feather pillows. Feather bed pillows are soft and comfy but need to be cleaned regularly.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide Pods
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
Remove The Toughest Grease Stains From Clothes
Learn how to remove grease stains from clothes and linens in the laundry room.
How To Wash and Dry Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
How to Take Care of Vinyl and Rubber Clothes
How to care for vinyl and rubber. Stain removal and laundry recommendations for vinyl and rubber fabrics.
How Does a Top Load Washer Work?
Learn How Top Loading Washers Work.
What Are These Grease Spots That Appear On...
Those grease spots that appear on clothes after coming out of the dryer are actually from dryer sheets and fabric softener. Learn how to remove the stains.
How Do I Use This New HE Top Load Washer?
How to Get the Best Results From an HE Top Load Washer.
Keep Your Leather Handbag Looking Stylish
Learn how to remove dirt and stains from leather and faux leather handbags.
Get The Laundry-Starched Shirt Look At Home
Learn how to do laundry starched shirts at home - light or heavy starch!
Keep Your Laundry Room Mold Free
How to prevent and control mold growth in the laundry room.
Solve Your Whirlpool Duet Washer Dryer Problems
About Laundry reader repair questions and solutions for Whirlpool Duet Washer Dryer problems.
How to Keep Your Knit and Crochet Hats Looking...
How To Wash A Knit or Crochet Cap.
How Does My Front Load Washer Work With So...
Front load washers use very little water to clean clothes. Learn how they work.
How to Remove Stubborn Mascara Stains From...
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
Do High Efficiency Washers Really Work?
What are high efficiency clothes washers and how do they work? Should I buy a high efficiency washer?
Spill? Learn How To Remove Food Coloring Stains...
How to remove food coloring stains from clothes, carpet and upholstery.
Which Detergent is Best? Liquid, Powder or...
How to choose a laundry detergent for your family's needs.
After The Bubble Bursts: How to Get Gum Off...
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes, upholstery and carpet.
Choose The Right Dryer Vent System To Prevent...
Dryer fires are dangerous and having the right dryer vent hose can help prevent fires. Learn how to select and install the correct dryer vent.
Funky Odors? Stiff and Scratchy? Are Your Bath...
Learn how to be sure that your towels are completely clean.
Bronze Yourself - Not Your Clothes and Towels
How to Remove Self Tanner Stains from Clothes and Linens.
Help! The Inside Of My Washer And Dryer Is Ruined
Learn how to remove ink, wax and dye from a washer or dryer drum before it does any damage.
Are You Loading Your Washer Correctly?
How to load dirty laundry into a top load washer.
How to Clean a Felt Stetson Hat Inside and Out
How to clean a felt Stetson or any felt hat.
I Don't Know What Caused This Stain On My Shirt...
How to remove mystery laundry stains from clothes.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide In A...
About Laundry Product Review of Tide Simply Clean & Fresh Laundry Detergent.
What's Eating Your Clothes? Identify And Get...
Learn to identify nine insects that are eating your clothes and how to get rid of them.
Have the Best Looking Table Linens Ever
Keep table linens looking their best with these easy-to-follow cleaning and storage tips.
Hot, Warm or Cold Water for Laundry?
How to choose the right water temperature for your washer to get the best laundry results.
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