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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.
How to Remove Ink Stains From Leather
How to remove ink stains from leather clothes, shoes and bags.
How to Clean Sneakers
How to safely wash and clean athletic shoes and sneakers.
How to Get Rid of Lint in Your Laundry
How to Reduce and Remove Laundry Lint on Clothes.
Why Are My Shirts Stiff Under the Arms?
Learn how to remove underarm Stains on Dark Shirts
Hit a Home Run When Washing Baseball Uniforms
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 Whiten White 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
How to use vinegar in the laundry room to whiten, brighten and reduce odor.
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 Remove Paint Stains from Clothes
Learn how to remove latex and oil-based paint from clothes.
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.
Emergency Laundry Detergent Substitutes
If you are out of laundry detergent and you must wash clothes, there are alternatives you can use in a pinch.
DIY Repair: Dryer Problems You Can Fix Without...
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!
How to Banish Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil from clothes.
Choose the Correct Iron Setting for Clothes
Learn to select the correct iron temperature when ironing clothes and linens. Different fabrics require different iron temperatures.
Help! A Red Sock Bled on my White Laundry!
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes
Can I Make the Dye Bleeding Stop?
Learn how to stop Dye Bleeding from clothes.
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.
Fight Dingy Laundry with Proper Washing Methods
Learn how to restore dingy or yellowed white clothes and keep white clothes white in the laundry.
How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
Weigh Your Options Before Buying a New Dryer
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
Disinfect Laundry To Kill Germs and Super Bugs
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.
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 Prevent Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
How to Care for Modal Clothes
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
Select the Best Washer Cycle for Your Clothes
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for 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.
Use Natural Products like Baking Soda in your...
How to Use Baking Soda in the Laundry to reduce odor, boost detergent and bleach performance, soften clothes, clean irons and green your laundry.
How to Find Washer Dryer Appliance Manual
How to find washer dryer iron steamer appliance manuals.
How to Remove Perspiration Stains and Odor from...
Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from clothes.
Top or Front Load: Which Type of Washing...
Time to Buy a Washer: Top Load Washer or Front Load Washer?
How to Iron Without An Ironing Board
Learn how to Iron Without An Ironing Board
How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes
Learn How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes.
How to Clean a Washer Lint Trap
Washers have lint traps just like dryers. Learn to locate and clean out the washer lint trap to prevent laundry lint.
Before You Buy a Clothes Steamer
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 Clean a Clothes Washer
Learn how to clean a clothes washer and remove odor.
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.
Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
How do I remove brown sunscreen stains from...
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 Wash Poison Ivy Exposed Clothes
Clothes that have been exposed to poison ivy must be handled carefully to prevent spreading the oils that cause a rash to other clothes.
Can HE Laundry Detergent Be Used 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.
Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
Before You Tackle a Load of 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?
How to Select an Outdoor Clothesline - Best...
How to Select an Outdoor Clothesline - Best Outdoor Clothesline
How to Control Clothes Eating Insects - Fabric...
Learn How to Control Clothes Eating Insects.
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 Care for Handmade Quilts
Quilts are time-consuming to make so learn how to wash and care for handmade quilts and wall hangings.
How do I save a shrunken wool sweater?
Accidents happen and sweaters shrink. Learn the best ways to save a shrunken wool sweater.
Rit Color Remover - About.com Laundry Guide...
Rit Color Remover is a first step in dyeing fabrics a new color and removing accidental dye transfers on white clothing.
How To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for clothes.
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.
Do You Want a Ventless Clothes Dryer?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
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 do I remove chewing gum from clothes?
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes and linens.
How to Wash An Electric Blanket or Mattress Pad
How to Wash An Electric Blanket or Mattress Pad - Electric Blanket Care
No Time to Iron? How to Reduce Laundry Wrinkles
Learn how to reduce wrinkles in clothes and laundry.
What Is The Capacity Of My Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
How to Remove Mold and Mildew from 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.
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and...
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and Allergies - Fragrance and Dye Free Laundry Detergents
How to Wash and Reshape Sweaters At Home
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
How to Handle Bed Bug Infestation Laundry
Learn how to handle laundry properly after a bed bug infestation to help remove bed bugs and prevent reinfestation.
DIY Washer Repair
Learn about washer problems you can correct before you call the repairman.
What Is HE Laundry Detergent and Do I Need It?
Learn about HE - high efficiency laundry detergent and how to use it.
Hard Water = Laundry Problems
Hard water or water filled with minerals can cause problems in the laundry. Learn how to treat and prevent laundry disasters.
How do I Wash a Foam Mattress?
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad.
How do I remove perfume odors from clothes?
Perfume is lovely until it is too strong and lingers on your clothes. Learn how to remove perfume odors from clothes.
Are You Getting the Most From Bleach in the...
Learn how to use chlorine bleach effectively and safely in the laundry.
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE...
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
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.
What's Wrong With My Dryer?
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
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.
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
Can I Use Cider Vinegar In The Laundry? Cider...
Can I Use Cider Vinegar In The Laundry? Cider or Distilled White Vinegar?
How to Clean and Remove Necktie Stains
How to clean, remove stains, iron and care for a necktie.
10 Rules for Stain Removal
Stain removal in the laundry room is important. There are basic techniques to remember before tackling any stains in the laundry.
Before You Buy an Ironing Board
Tips for buying an ironing board. What type of ironing board is best for your home?
How to Use Bleach in the Laundry
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.
Laundry Stain Removal Tips A to Z
How to remove stains from clothes in the laundry.
How to Handle Head Lice Infestation Laundry
How to handle head lice infected laundry. Head lice infestation laundry tips.
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry...
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
How do I 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.
My Washer is Ruining My Clothes
A troubleshooting guide for laundry and washer problems.
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
Rit Liquid Dye and Rit Dye Fixative - About.com...
Rit Dye has been a laundry product for nearly one hundred years. Read a review of Rit Liquid Dye and Rit Dye Fixative.
How Do I Wash A Backpack?
How Do I Wash or Clean A Backpack?
How to Remove Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
About.com Laundry answers the question, Why Does My Front Load Washer Smell So Bad.
How to Iron Linen Clothes
How to iron linen clothing. Laundry.
How To Care For A Team Jersey
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
Oxygen Bleach in the Laundry
Definition of oxygen bleach for use in the laundry. Stain removal in the laundry.
How do I remove mildew stains from clothes?
Mildew stains can permanently damage clothes. Learn how to remove the fungus and mildew odor from clothes.
Grease Spots on Dried Clothes and How to Remove...
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 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 Hang Clothes 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.
Prevent Front Load Washer Odors
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
How to Keep Dark Clothes from Fading
Learn how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
How to Make Homemade Fabric Freshener -...
Commercial fabric refreshers are expensive. Learn how to make homemade fabric freshener.
How do I remove yellow pollen stains from...
Flowers are lovely but pollen stains are not! Learn how to remove these difficult yellow stains from clothes.
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing...
How to Make Homemade Laundry Starch and Sizing for Ironing
How To Treat Emergency Wedding Dress Stains
Make your wedding day spotless by learning how to remove or cover emergency wedding dress stains.
How Do I Remove Self Tanner Stains from Clothes?
How to Remove Self Tanner Stains from Clothes - Self-Tanner Stain Removal
The Right Way to Care for Crocheted Items
Crocheted items are made with lots of time and effort. Learn how to take care of these items and make them last for years to come.
How to Wash and Care for a Swimsuit
How to Wash and Care for a swimsuit.
Wash Away Athlete's Foot Fungus From Socks
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks in laundry.
How to Remove Melted Lip Balm on Clothes
Lip balm stick in the dryer, how do I remove the stains from clothes?
5 Top Clothes Steamers - Home Clothes Steamers
About.com Laundry product profile of five top clothes steamers.
How to Handle Stains on Silk Clothes
Silk garments are delicate and require special care to keep them looking their best.
Front Load Washer Tips
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
How do I remove super glue from clothes?
Super glue is perfect for fixing mishaps but not when it gets on your clothes. Learn super glue stain removal tips for your 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.
10 Laundry Tips to Make Your Clothes Last Longer
How to Do Laundry to Make Your Clothes Last Longer - 10 Laundry Tips to Make Your Clothes Last Longer
How To Sort Laundry Before Washing
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
Help! My White Clothes Are Dingy
How to Whiten Dingy White Clothes
How to Care for Natural Fur Coats
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
How do I remove ink stains from clothes?
Ink stains are simple to remove if caught early. Learn the tips for ink stain removal.
How do I wash feather bed pillows?
Feather bed pillows are soft and comfy but need to be cleaned regularly. Learn how to wash and dry feather pillows.
5 Green Laundry Alternatives for Chlorine Bleach
If you dislike using chlorine bleach for health or environmental reason, there are green alternatives to help you in the laundry.
10 Laundry Myths That Are Wrong!
Ten Laundry Myths Debunked
How do I remove blood stains from clothes?
Blood stains are unsightly but can be removed easily if treated early. Learn how to remove blood stains safely and correctly.
How to Clean Sheepskin Boots
How to Clean Sheepskin Boots - How to Clean UGG Boots
When to Wash Men's 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 Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
Rusty Water = Laundry Problems
Iron bacteria or rust in water can cause laundry problems. Learn how to treat and prevent problems.
How do I remove candle wax stains from clothes?
How do I Remove Candle Wax Stains from Clothes - How to Remove Candle Wax Stains
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 Become a Laundry Entrepreneur
Start Your Own Laundry Delivery Business; How to Become a Laundry Entrepreneur.
How to Use Single Dose Laundry Detergent Packs...
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
How do I remove ballpoint ink stains from...
How do I Remove Ballpoint Ink from Clothes - How to Remove Ballpoint Ink Stains
How do I clean stuffed animals and toys?
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.
Does Laundry Detergent Expire?
Many of us stock up on laundry supplies when they are on sale. How long can you keep detergent before it expires?
Can Homemade Detergent Be Used in HE Washers?
Can Homemade Detergent Be Used in HE Washers?
How do I remove mascara stains from clothes?
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
Vinegar in the Laundry: Reduce Sweat Odor and...
Learn how to use white distilled vinegar to reduce sweat odor and stains on clothes.
How do I wash polyester-filled bed pillows?
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
How to Iron A Necktie Without Getting Into a Knot
How to properly iron a necktie to make it last.
How to Clean the 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.
Top Travel Clothes Steamers
About.com Laundry product profile of the top travel clothes steamers.
How do I remove mayonnaise stains from clothes?
How do I Remove Mayonnaise Stains from Clothes?
How do I remove lipstick stains from clothes?
How do I Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes
How to Iron Wool Clothes
Wool is a natural fiber and needs special ironing care to keep it looking great for many years.
5 Ways to Label Clothes
How to Label Clothes - Five Ways.
How to Disconnect and Move a Washer
How to disconnect and move a washer washing machine.
How do I remove permanent ink stains from...
Permanent ink is not always permanent on clothes. With some quick action, you may be able to remove the stains.
How do I Remove Nicotine Cigarette Stains from...
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.
DIY Dry Cleaning
Tips for using dry cleaning kits at home. Is DIY dry cleaning the right choice for your clothes?
What to Know Before You Buy A Clothes Dryer
Before you go shopping for a clothes dryer, look over this checklist of features to consider before purchasing a clothes dryer.
How do I remove chocolate stains from clothes?
Chocolate is one of life's treasures except when it stains our clothes. Learn to remove chocolate stains easily from clothes.

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