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Help! My Colors Ran in the Laundry!
Learn how to remove dye and color bleeding from clothes.
Learn How to Banish Pit Stains on Shirts!
How to remove yellow underarm stains on clothes.
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.
Why Are My Shirts Stiff Under the Arms?
Learn how to remove underarm Stains on Dark Shirts
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.
Learn to Whiten Those Yellowed Clothes and Linens
Keeping white clothes white is sometimes a challenge. Learn how to whiten yellowed, gray or dingy clothes and linens.
Miracle Laundry Product - White Vinegar
Inexpensive white distilled vinegar can be used in the laundry to whiten, brighten, reduce odor and remove mildew without harsh chemicals. Here's how.
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
Laundry 101: The Right Way to Do Your Laundry
Learn the basic steps for how to do laundry - sort clothes, wash clothes, dry 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.
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.
Save \$\$\$: Clean Last Year's School Backpack
Learn how to clean all types of backpacks.
How to Remove Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil from clothes.
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
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.
Washer Cycles Demystified: How to Choose the...
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for Clothes.
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.
Oops! How To Remove Paint Stains from Clothes
Learn how to remove latex and oil-based paint from clothes.
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.
Natural Gas or Electric Clothes Dryer - Which...
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
A Helpful Guide to Disinfecting Your Laundry
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 Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Learn how to stop Dye Bleeding from clothes.
What Is HE Laundry Detergent And Do You Need It?
Learn about HE (high efficiency) laundry detergent and how to use it.
How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
Banish Dingy Laundry Forever
Learn how to restore dingy or yellowed white clothes and keep white clothes white in the laundry.
How to Remove Perspiration Stains and Odor from...
Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from clothes.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
Why Front Load Washers Smell Bad.
6 Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Laundry
How to Use Baking Soda in the Laundry to reduce odor, boost detergent and bleach performance, soften clothes, clean irons and green your laundry.
From A To Zo - How To Remove Stains From Clothes
How to remove stains from clothes in the laundry.
6 Points To Remove Football Uniform Stains
Learn how to remove stains from football uniforms and how to keep them looking great.
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 Remove Ugly Mildew Stains From Clothes
Mildew stains can permanently damage clothes. Learn how to remove the fungus and mildew odor from clothes.
Lost Your Washer or Dryer Manual? Find it Here
How to find washer dryer iron steamer appliance manuals.
Clean Your Washer To Have Clean Laundry
Learn how to clean a clothes washer and remove odor.
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 Sort Laundry Before Washing - Do It Right!
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
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?
How To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for clothes.
How to Troubleshoot and Fix Your Dryer
If your laundry room clothes dryer is not working correctly, check these items before you call the repairman. There are dryer repairs that you can do!
Will A Ventless Clothes Dryer Work For Me?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
How to Prevent And Remove Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
What Is The Capacity Of My Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
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?
Find the Best Laundry Detergent for Septic...
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
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.
12 Laundry Detergents for People with Allergies...
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and Allergies - Fragrance and Dye Free Laundry Detergents
Protect Your Team Colors
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide Pods
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
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.
Why You Should Wash New Clothes Before You Wear...
New clothes should be washed before wearing to prevent allergic reactions. It is important to wash all baby clothes and linen before using.
How to Care For Clothes Made Of Modal Fabric
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
10 Rules for Successful Stain Removal on Clothes
Stain removal in the laundry room is important. There are basic techniques to remember before tackling any stains in the laundry.
Got Wrinkles? How To Iron Clothes Without An...
Learn how to Iron Without An Ironing Board
How to Handle Stains on Silk Clothes
Silk garments are delicate and require special care to keep them looking their best.
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.
What Is Oxygen Bleach and How Do I Use It For...
Definition of oxygen bleach for use in the laundry. Stain removal in the laundry.
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.
Learn How To Remove Ink Stains From Clothes and...
Remove Ink Stains From Clothes and Leather - Best Ink Stain Removal
Get the Best Results From 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 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.
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.
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.
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing...
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing for Ironing
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 Wash and Clean A Foam Mattress
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad.
Save the Cider Vinegar for Cooking - Use White...
Can I Use Cider Vinegar In The Laundry? Cider or Distilled White Vinegar?
How to Remove Stubborn Mascara Stains From...
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
Don't Want to Look Like Your Pet? Remove Pet...
Learn How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes.
Washing Machine Problems You Can Probably Fix...
Learn about washer problems you can correct before you call the repairman.
Headed to Camp or College? How to Label Your...
How to Label Clothes - Five Ways.
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.
Help! Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
How to Clean a Stinky Front Load Washing Machine
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
How to Get Chewing Gum Out of Your Clothes
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes and linens.
How to Get Rid of the Insects That Are Eating...
Learn How to Control Clothes Eating Insects.
Help! My White Clothes Are Dingy
How to Whiten Dingy White Clothes
Use Vinegar To Reduce Sweat Odor and Stains on...
Learn how to use white distilled vinegar to reduce sweat odor and stains on clothes.
How to Properly Wash and Reshape Sweaters
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
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.
Are You Getting the Most From Bleach in the...
Learn how to use chlorine bleach effectively and safely in the laundry.
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.
Keep Your Swimsuit Looking Great All Summer Long
How to Wash and Care for a swimsuit.
Go Green In Your Front Load Washer
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
How To Remove Lipstick Traces From Clothes
How do I Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes
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.
Should You Use Rit Color Remover to Lighten...
Rit Color Remover is a first step in dyeing fabrics a new color and removing accidental dye transfers on white clothing.
How to Remove Super Glue and Nail Glue Spills...
Learn super glue and nail glue stain removal tips for your clothes.
How To Make Your Own Fabric Freshener - It's A...
Commercial fabric refreshers are expensive. Learn how to make homemade fabric freshener.
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.
Why Won't My Dryer Work? Troubleshooting Guide
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
How To Remove Self Tanner Stains From Clothes
How to Remove Self Tanner Stains from Clothes - Self-Tanner Stain Removal
Be Wrinkle Free With The 5 Top Clothes Steamers
About.com Laundry product profile of five top clothes steamers.
What to Consider Before Buying an Ironing Board
Tips for buying an ironing board. What type of ironing board is best for your home?
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.
How To Wash Hand Knit Hats, Scarves and Sweaters
How to launder and care for hand knit sweaters, vests, hats, scarves, mittens and socks.
Left Your Lip Balm In A Pocket and It Melted?...
Lip balm stick in the dryer, how do I remove the stains from clothes?
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.
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
7 Ways to Keep Dark Clothes from Fading
Learn how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
How to Remove Embarrassing Deodorant Strips on...
How to remove deodorant stripes on clothes.
How to Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
Take Care Of Your Swim Team Swimsuit For A...
How to Care for a Racing Competition Swim Team Swimsuit.
Hot, Warm or Cold Water for Laundry?
Read the care labels on each piece of clothing. You'll find the information you need to choose both your water temperature and the type of washing cycle.
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 Is My Washer Ruining My Clothes?
A troubleshooting guide for laundry and washer problems.
How To Remove Ballpoint Ink Stains From Clothes
How do I Remove Ballpoint Ink from Clothes.
How to Reduce Wrinkles in Your Clothes
Learn how to reduce wrinkles in clothes and laundry.
The Top 6 Clothes Steamers for Wrinkle-Free...
About.com Laundry product profile of the top travel clothes steamers.
How to Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its...
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
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.
Can Homemade Detergent Be Used in HE Washers?
Can Homemade Detergent Be Used in HE Washers?
What You Need to Know Before Buying a Clothes...
How to select the best clothes steamer for your home. Learn how to select the correct size steamer for travel, home or professional use.
How to Wash and Dry Feather Bed Pillows
Feather bed pillows are soft and comfy but need to be cleaned regularly. Learn how to wash and dry feather pillows.
Did You Know That Adding Baking Soda to Your...
How to use baking soda as a natural, green, safe odor reducer for your clothes in the laundry.
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.
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 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 Remove Stains From Your Favorite Necktie
How to clean, remove stains, iron and care for a necktie.
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?
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 Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
How To Wash and Dry Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
Wash Away Athlete's Foot Fungus From Socks
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks in laundry.
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 Clean Your Child's Favorite Stuffed Animal
If you have a precious stuffed toy that needs some cleaning, learn how to clean the loved one without causing the loss of a friend.
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.
How to Do Laundry After Your Family Has Been...
How to handle head lice infected laundry. Head lice infestation laundry tips.
Your Guide to Cleaning UGG Boots
How to Clean Sheepskin or UGG Boots.
How to Remove Curry Stains From Clothes
How do I Remove Curry Stains from Clothes
Everything You Need To Know About Downy...
Laundry product review of Downy Unstopables in wash scent booster.
Everything You Need to Know About Rit Dye
Rit Dye has been a laundry product for nearly one hundred years. Read a review of Rit Liquid Dye and Rit Dye Fixative.
Are You Loading Your Washer Correctly?
How to load dirty laundry into a top load washer.
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.
DIY Dry Cleaning: Pros, Cons, and Tips
Tips for using dry cleaning kits at home. Is DIY dry cleaning the right choice for your clothes?
How to Remove Yellow Pollen Stains From Clothes
Flowers are lovely but pollen stains are not! Learn how to remove these difficult yellow stains from clothes.
If You Have Rusty Water, You Have Laundry...
Iron bacteria or rust in water can cause laundry problems. Learn how to treat and prevent problems.
Homemade Wool Wash: Easy To Make Detergent...
About.com Laundry shares how to make Homemade Detergent for Wool Clothes and Linens.
Tips To Get The Best Results From Your Front...
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
How to Iron a Necktie the Right Way
How to properly iron a necktie to make it last.
How To Remove Acne Medicine Stains From Clothes
How do I remove acne medicine stains on clothes - Acne Medicine Stain Removal
Save The Day When Wedding Dress Stains Happen
Make your wedding day spotless by learning how to remove or cover emergency wedding dress stains.
Kick Out Soccer Uniform Stains
How to remove stains and wash soccer uniforms.
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