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Help! My Colors Ran in the Laundry!
Learn how to remove dye and color bleeding from clothes.
Vinegar - Laundry's Miracle Worker
How to use distilled white vinegar in the laundry to whiten, brighten, reduce odor and soften clothes.
Learn How to Banish Pit Stains on Shirts!
How to remove yellow underarm stains on clothes.
Why Are My Shirts Stiff Under the Arms?
Learn how to remove underarm Stains on Dark Shirts
The Easiest Way to Clean Your Sneakers
How to safely wash and clean athletic shoes and sneakers.
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.
How to Remove Ink Stains From Leather
How to remove ink stains from leather clothes, shoes and bags.
Help! No Clean Clothes and I'm Out Of Laundry...
If you are out of laundry detergent and you must wash clothes, there are alternatives you can use in a pinch.
Prevent the Itch - How to Wash Poison Ivy...
Clothes that have been exposed to poison ivy must be handled carefully to prevent spreading the oils that cause a rash to other clothes.
Learn to Whiten Those Yellowed Clothes and Linens
Learn how to whiten yellowed, gray or dingy clothes and linens.
How to Remove Hair Dye Stains From Clothes
We don't always get just the right hair color on our heads but hair dye stains are never appropriate on our clothes! Learn how to remove hair dye stains.
How to Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Learn how to stop dye bleeding from clothes.
What is Modal And How Do I Wash Modal Clothes?
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
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.
How Do You Choose the Right Iron Temperature?
Learn to select the correct iron temperature when ironing clothes and linens. Different fabrics require different iron temperatures.
Lost Your Washer or Dryer Manual? Find it Here
How to find washer dryer iron steamer appliance manuals.
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.
How to Remove Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil from clothes.
From A To Z - How To Remove Stains From Clothes
How to remove stains from clothes in the laundry.
Enterovirus? Flu? Avoid Transmission By Doing...
If you have clothing or linens that have been exposed to bacteria or body fluids, disinfecting the laundry is important to prevent spreading disease. Learn how to disinfect laundry correctly and safely.
How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
How to Remove Perspiration Stains and Odor from...
Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from clothes.
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?
How to Wash and Remove Baseball Uniform Stains
Baseball may be America's favorite pastime but not the stains that it brings. Learn how to keep baseball uniforms looking their best.
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.
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
How to Get Rid of Lint in Your Laundry
How to Reduce and Remove Laundry Lint on Clothes.
Help! A Red Sock Bled on my White Laundry!
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes
Natural Gas or Electric Clothes Dryer - Which...
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
What Is The Capacity Of My Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
Find the Best Laundry Detergent for Septic...
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
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.
Don't Want to Look Like Your Pet? Remove Pet...
Learn How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes.
Oops! How To Remove Paint Stains from Clothes
Learn how to remove latex and oil-based paint from clothes.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
Learn why front load washer can smell so bad and how to correct the problem.
Get Rid of What's Eating Your Clothes
How to control carpet beetles that are eating your clothes.
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.
5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Washing...
Tips for selecting the right washer for your home. Should you get a top-load machine or a front-load machine? What size washer should you buy?
Washer Cycles Demystified: How to Choose the...
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for Clothes.
How to Clean Your Washing Machine Lint Trap
Washers have lint traps just like dryers. Learn to locate and clean out the washer lint trap to prevent laundry lint.
How Can I Keep My Clothes From Shrinking and...
Learn how to prevent clothes from shrinking and stretching.
What Do Those Flashing Numbers On My Whirlpool...
Deciphering the Whirlpool Cabrio Washer fault codes will help you troubleshoot problems and do repairs.
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 Remove Stubborn Mascara Stains From...
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
What Is HE Laundry Detergent And Do You Need It?
Learn about HE (high efficiency) laundry detergent and how to use it.
Banish Dingy Laundry Forever
Learn how to restore dingy or yellowed white clothes and keep white clothes white in the laundry.
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing...
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing for Ironing
Help! Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
How To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for clothes.
Clean Up Outdoor Fabric Furniture
Outdoor cushions, pillows, canopies and umbrellas take lots of abuse from use and outdoor weather and need to be cleaned to remove dirt and stains.
Should New Clothes Be Washed Before Wearing?
New clothes should be washed before wearing to prevent allergic reactions. It is important to wash all baby clothes and linen before using.
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.
Will A Ventless Clothes Dryer Work For Me?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
DIY Washer Repair Tips To Prevent A Service Call
DIY tips to try before you call a washer repairman.
Clean Your Washer To Have Clean Laundry
Learn how to clean a clothes washer and remove odor.
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.
What Is Oxygen Bleach and How Do I Use It For...
Definition of oxygen bleach. What is laundry oxygen bleach?
How to Handle Stains on Silk Clothes
Silk garments are delicate and require special care to keep them looking their best.
Save the Cider Vinegar for Cooking - Use White...
Can I Use Cider Vinegar In The Laundry? Cider or Distilled White Vinegar?
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.
Proudly Fly A Bright and Clean American Flag
Keeping our flag looking its best is a big responsibility. Fortunately, it is easy to keep the Red, White and Blue flying clean and proudly.
How to Clean a Stinky Front Load Washing Machine
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
How to Remove Embarrassing Deodorant Strips on...
How to remove deodorant stripes on clothes.
Go Green In Your Front Load Washer
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
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.
Don't Let Mold and Mildew Ruin Your Leather...
Mildew and mold can cause permanent damage to leather clothes and shoes. Learn how to remove mold and mildew safely and effectively from leather.
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.
DIY Dryer Troubleshooting and Repairs To Save A...
Learn DIY clothes dryer troubleshooting and repair tips to save the expense of a service call.
Everything You Need To Know About Different...
For better laundry results, you need to understand Clothing Fabric labels.
Laundry 101: The Basics of Doing Laundry
Steps to take before you tackle laundry duty. What kind of fabric are you working with? What detergent should you use? What kind of stains do you have? What stain remover should you use?
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.
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 Swimsuit Looking Great All Summer Long
How to Wash and Care for a swimsuit.
How To Remove Self Tanner Stains From Clothes
How to Remove Self Tanner Stains from Clothes and Linens.
How To Remove Lipstick Traces From Clothes
How do I Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes
Why Are There Holes In My Clothes?
Do you have holes appearing in your clothes? Learn what can cause the problem and how to prevent future holes.
How to Prevent And Remove Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
How to Remove Super Glue and Nail Glue Spills...
Learn super glue and nail glue stain removal tips for your clothes.
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.
Save \$\$\$: Clean Last Year's School Backpack
Learn how to clean all types of backpacks.
How To Sort Laundry Before Washing - Do It Right!
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
Leaky Pen or Scribbling Kid? How to Remove Ink...
Ink stains are simple to remove if caught early. Learn the tips for ink stain removal.
How to Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
12 Laundry Detergents for People with Allergies...
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and Allergies - Fragrance and Dye Free Laundry Detergents
Why Won't My Dryer Work? Troubleshooting Guide
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
Is Your Laundry Routine Making Your Allergies...
Your laundry routine can make indoor allergies worse or better.
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.
Laundry 101: The Right Way to Do Your Laundry
Learn the basic steps for how to do laundry - sort clothes, wash clothes, dry clothes.
Ironing Linen Clothes: Tips and Tricks
Linen should be ironed with a good quality steam iron while it is damp, if you choose to iron at all.
How To Remove Ballpoint Ink Stains From Clothes
How do I Remove Ballpoint Ink from Clothes.
How To Wash Hand Knit Hats, Scarves and Sweaters
How to launder and care for hand knit sweaters, vests, hats, scarves, mittens and socks.
How To Wash and Clean A Foam Mattress
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad, Yoga Mat or Exercise Pad.
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 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.
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
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.
7 Ways to Keep Dark Clothes from Fading
Learn how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
How To Remove Sharpie Ink Stains From Clothes
Permanent ink is not always permanent on clothes. With some quick action, you may be able to remove the stains.
Are You Getting the Most From Bleach in the...
Learn how to use chlorine bleach effectively and safely in the laundry.
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.
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.
How To Get Rid of Yellow Nicotine Stains and...
Cigarettes can, of course, cause burn holes in clothes. But they can also leave yellow nicotine stains on clothes and drapes and linens. Learn how to remove the yellow cigarette smoke stains.
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Problems
Troubleshooting Whirlpool Cabrio washer problems and repairs.
How to Get Chewing Gum Out of Your Clothes
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes and linens.
How to Reduce Wrinkles in Your Clothes
Learn how to reduce wrinkles in clothes and laundry.
How to Remove Glow Stick Stains From Clothes
Glow sticks are great for parties and camping but not when they break and leak onto your clothes and bedding. Learn how to remove glow stick stains.
How to Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its...
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
Headed to Camp or College? How to Label Your...
How to Label Clothes - Five Ways.
Help! I Scorched My Shirt While Ironing
Ironing with heat that is too high can leave scorch marks on natural fibers. Learn how to remove the scorch marks.
Tips To Get The Best Results From Your Front...
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
How to Remove Tough Grease Stains From Clothes
Learn how to remove grease stains from clothes and linens in the laundry room.
Why Is My Washer Ruining My Clothes?
A troubleshooting guide for laundry and washer problems.
Is Your Laundry Routine Spreading Athlete's...
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks and towels in laundry.
Spill? Learn How To Remove Food Coloring Stains...
Learn How to Remove Food Coloring Stains from Clothes.
Is Your Jersey Ready For Some Football?
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
Hey Guys! Learn How Often to Wash Your Clothes
Should mens clothes be washed after every wearing? Learn when to wash mens clothes and how to reduce the amount of laundry each week.
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.
10 Tips for Hanging Laundry on a Clothesline
Learn how to hang clothes properly on a clothesline. Line drying clothing is energy efficient, more gentle on clothing and good exercise.
The Top 6 Clothes Steamers for Wrinkle-Free...
About.com Laundry product profile of the top travel clothes steamers.
Are Your White Clothes Fifty Shades of Gray?
How to Whiten Dingy White Clothes
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
How to Remove Stains From Your Favorite Necktie
How to clean, remove stains, iron and care for a necktie.
Homemade Wool Wash: Easy To Make Detergent...
About.com Laundry shares how to make Homemade Detergent for Wool 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.
Help! A Pen Exploded In My Washer Or Dryer
Ink from pens left in pockets can stain your appliances and transfer back to clean clothes. Learn how to remove the ink from a washer or dryer before it does any damage.
How To Remove Neon Colored Cupcake Icing From...
How do I Remove Cupcake Icing Stains from clothes
Save Money With the Best Outdoor Clothesline...
How to Select an Outdoor Clothesline - Best Outdoor Clothesline
Moving? Be Sure Your Washer Survives The Trip
How to disconnect and move a washer washing machine.
How to Use Good Old Vinegar to Remove Mildew...
Learn how to use white distilled vinegar as a natural, green product to remove mildew from clothes and laundry appliances.
How to Properly Wash and Reshape Sweaters
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
How To Make Your Own Fabric Freshener - It's A...
Commercial fabric refreshers are expensive. Learn how to make homemade fabric freshener.
Use Vinegar To Reduce Sweat Odor and Stains on...
Learn how to use white distilled vinegar to reduce sweat odor and stains on clothes.
Skip The Chlorine Bleach With Green Alternatives
If you dislike using chlorine bleach for health or environmental reason, there are green alternatives to help you in the laundry.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide Pods
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
How to Remove Hand Lotion Stains From Clothes
How do I Remove Lotion Stains from Clothes
Left Your Lip Balm In A Pocket and It Melted?...
Lip balm stick in the dryer, how do I remove the stains from clothes?
How to Get Rid of Shoe Polish Stains on Clothes
Yes, people still polish their shoes. Learn how to remove any shoe polish stains from fabric.
What to Consider Before Buying an Ironing Board
Tips for buying an ironing board. What type of ironing board is best for your home?
How to Remove Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
How Does a Top Load Washer Work?
Learn How Top Loading Washers Work.
What's Eating Your Clothes?
Silverfish can destroy books but also many natural fibers in clothes.
How To Wash and Dry Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
How Does My Front Load Washer Work With So...
Learn How Front Load Washers Work.
Keep Your Pet's Bed Clean and Fresh
How to Wash Pet Bedding Laundry.
Learn How To Remove Ink Stains From Clothes and...
Remove Ink Stains From Clothes and Leather - Best Ink Stain Removal
All about High-Efficiency Clothes Washers
What are HE Washers and how do they work? Should I buy a high-efficiency washer?
Keep Your Laundry Room Mold Free
How to prevent and control mold growth in the laundry room.

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