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Vinegar - Laundry's Miracle Worker
How to use distilled white vinegar in the laundry to whiten, brighten, reduce odor and soften clothes.
Help! My Colors Ran in the Laundry
Learn how to remove dye transfer stains and color bleeding from clothes.
Banish Armpit Stains on Shirts
How to remove armpit stains from white and colored shirts.
From A To Z - How To Remove Stains From Clothes
How to remove any stain from clothes, upholstery and carpet.
Are Your Bed Linens Really Clean?
How to wash sheets, pillows, quilts, blankets and mattress pads.
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.
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.
What Is The Load Capacity Of My Clothes Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
Why Are My Shirts Stiff Under the Arms?
Learn how to remove underarm Stains on Dark Shirts
5 Reasons to Keep Baking Soda in Your Laundry...
Baking soda will boost detergent performance, soften clothes, clean an iron and control detergent suds.
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?
Don't Want to Look Like Your Pet? Remove Pet...
Learn How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes.
What is Modal And How Do I Wash Modal Clothes?
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
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.
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.
DIY Washer Repair Tips To Prevent A Service Call
DIY tips to try before you call a washer repairman.
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.
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.
Natural Gas or Electric Clothes Dryer: Which is...
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
How To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for Clothes.
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 washer dryer iron steamer appliance manuals.
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.
How to Get Rid of Lint in Your Laundry
How to Reduce and Remove Laundry Lint on Clothes.
DIY Dryer Troubleshooting and Repairs To Save A...
Learn DIY clothes dryer troubleshooting and repair tips to save the expense of a service call.
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.
Keep Your Sweaters Soft and Shapely
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
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.
Washer Cycles Demystified: How to Choose the...
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for Clothes.
How To Keep Your Faux Fur Coats And Trim...
How to Clean Faux Fur Coats and Fake Fur Trim on Clothes.
Learn to Whiten Those Yellowed Clothes and Linens
Learn how to whiten yellowed, gray or dingy clothes and linens.
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.
The Best Way To Wash Your Tennis (Or Any Sport)...
How to safely wash and clean tennis shoes from canvas to leather.
What Is HE Laundry Detergent And Do You Need It?
Learn about HE (high efficiency) laundry detergent and how to use it.
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.
Got Wrinkles? How To Iron Clothes Without An...
Learn how to Iron Without An Ironing Board
Great Hand Knit Hat, Scarf or Sweater? Treat It...
How to launder and care for hand knit sweaters, vests, hats, scarves, mittens and socks.
Find the Best Laundry Detergent for Septic...
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
Will A Ventless Clothes Dryer Work For Me?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its Best
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Problems
Troubleshooting Whirlpool Cabrio washer problems and repairs.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
Learn why front load washer can smell so bad and how to correct the problem.
Why Won't My Dryer Work? Troubleshooting Guide
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
How to Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Learn how to stop dye bleeding from clothes.
How to Remove Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil - from 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 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.
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 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.
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.
Help! A Red Sock Bled on my White Laundry
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes
How to Remove Perspiration Stains and Odor from...
Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from white and colored clothes.
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
Help! Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
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.
How to Prevent And Remove Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
What Do Those Flashing Numbers On My Whirlpool...
Deciphering the Whirlpool Cabrio Washer fault codes will help you troubleshoot problems and do repairs.
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.
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.
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.
9 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.
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.
Your Guide to Cleaning UGG Boots
How to Clean Sheepskin or UGG Boots.
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.
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.
Is Your Laundry Routine Making Your Allergies...
Your laundry routine can make indoor allergies worse or better.
How to Safely Wash An Electric Blanket
How to Wash An Electric Blanket, Throw or Mattress Pad.
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 Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
Help! What's Wrong With My Washer?
A troubleshooting guide for washer problems.
7 Ways to Keep Dark Clothes from Fading
Learn how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
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.
12 Laundry Detergents for People with Allergies...
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and Allergies - Fragrance and Dye Free Laundry Detergents
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.
How to Clean a Stinky Front Load Washing Machine
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
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.
Go Green In Your Front Load Washer
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
Banish Dingy White Laundry Forever
Learn how to restore dingy or yellowed white clothes and keep white clothes white in the laundry.
Have the Best Looking Table Linens Ever
Keep table linens looking their best with these easy-to-follow cleaning and storage tips.
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.
Clean Your Washer To Have Clean Laundry
Learn how to clean a clothes washer and remove odor.
Oops! How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
How to Do Laundry In 10 Easy Steps
Laundry 101. Learn how to do laundry in ten easy steps.
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.
What Are You Wearing? Fabrics A to Z
For better laundry results, you need to understand Clothing Fabric labels.
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 to Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
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.
Is Your Jersey Ready For Some Football?
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
Remove The Toughest Grease Stains From Clothes
Learn how to remove grease stains from clothes and linens in the laundry room.
Tips To Get The Best Results From Your Front...
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
Is Your Laundry Routine Spreading Athlete's...
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks and towels in laundry.
How to Remove Candle Wax from Clothes and Linens
Remove Candle Wax Stains from Clothes.
Why Is My Washer Ruining My Clothes?
A troubleshooting guide for laundry and washer problems.
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.
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?
How To Sort Laundry Before Washing - Do It Right!
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
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.
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
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.
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.
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.
Troubleshooting Samsung Washer Problems and...
DIY Troubleshooting solutions to Samsung washer problems and repairs.
How To Remove Lipstick Traces From Your Collar...
Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes and Linens
Keep Your Pet's Bed Clean and Fresh Safely
How to Wash Pet Bedding Laundry.
How To Wash and Dry Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer Problems
Troubleshooting and repair solutions for Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer problems.
Glowing In the Dark? Remove Glow Stick Stains...
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 Reduce Wrinkles in Your Clothes
Learn how to reduce wrinkles in clothes and laundry.
How To Wash and Clean A Foam Mattress or Yoga Mat
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad, Yoga Mat or Exercise Pad.
How Does My Front Load Washer Work With So...
Learn How Front Load Washers Work.
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.
How to Keep Your Knit and Crochet Hats Looking...
How To Wash A Knit or Crochet Cap.
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.
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.
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
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 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.
Save \$\$\$: Clean Last Year's School Backpack
Learn how to clean all types of backpacks.
Do High Efficiency Washers Really Work?
What are high efficiency clothes washers and how do they work? Should I buy a high efficiency washer?
How to Wash Down Coats, Comforters and Sleeping...
Learn How to Wash Down Coats, Comforters and Sleeping Bags.
How to Remove Stubborn Mascara Stains From...
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
Headed to Camp or College? How to Label Your...
Learn five ways to label clothes for camp, college or travel.
I Don't Know What Caused This Stain On My Shirt...
How to remove mystery laundry stains from clothes.
After The Bubble Bursts: How to Get Gum Off...
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes and linens.
Keep Your Silk Clothes and Accessories Looking...
How to wash and iron silk clothes and accessories.
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
Are You Using Laundry Bleach Correctly?
6 Tips on how to use chlorine bleach effectively and safely in the laundry.
Everything You Need To Know About The Tide In A...
About Laundry Product Review of Tide Simply Clean & Fresh Laundry Detergent.
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?
Keep Your Leather Handbag Looking Stylish
Learn how to remove dirt and stains from leather and faux leather handbags.
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.
Troubleshooting Whirlpool Dryer Problems and...
Whirlpool clothes dryer troubleshooting and repair solutions.
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.
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.
Help! A Pen Exploded In My Washer Or Dryer
Learn how to remove the ink from a washer or dryer before it does any damage.
How Does a Top Load Washer Work?
Learn How Top Loading Washers Work.
How to Remove Embarrassing Deodorant Strips on...
How to remove deodorant stripes on clothes.
Keep Your Laundry Room Mold Free
How to prevent and control mold growth in the laundry room.
How to Figure Out Clothes Labels - Wash or...
12 How to Wash Fabrics Laundry Care Label Symbols
How Do I Use This New HE Top Load Washer?
How to Get the Best Results From an HE Top Load Washer.
Spill? Learn How To Remove Food Coloring Stains...
Learn How to Remove Food Coloring Stains from Clothes.
Solve Your Whirlpool Duet Washer Dryer Problems
About Laundry reader repair questions and solutions for Whirlpool Duet Washer Dryer problems.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide Pods
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
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.
Hot, Warm or Cold Water for Laundry?
Use the right water temperature in your washer to get the best laundry results.
Learn How To Remove Butter Stains on Clothes
How to Remove Butter or Margarine Stains from clothes.
Are You Loading Your Washer Correctly?
How to load dirty laundry into a top load washer.
Buying An Iron? 5 Things to Consider
Features to consider before buying a clothes iron: heat, steam, surface, cords and weight.
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