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Are Your Bed Linens Really Clean?
How to wash sheets, pillows, quilts, blankets and mattress pads.
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.
Why Are My Shirts Stiff Under the Arms?
Learn how to remove underarm Stains on Dark Shirts
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.
How To Save Your Clothes and Shoes After A Flood
How to clean and disinfect clothes after flooding.
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.
The Best Way To Wash Your Tennis (Or Any Sport)...
How to safely wash and clean tennis shoes from canvas to leather.
What is Modal And How Do I Wash Modal Clothes?
Definition of modal fabric and how to care for modal clothes.
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 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.
Get Rid of What's Eating Your Clothes
How to get rid of pests - moths, carpet beetles, silverfish, cockroaches, crickets, termites - that are eating and ruining your 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 To Select the Best Cycle On Your Clothes...
Learn How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle for Clothes.
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.
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.
Got Wrinkles? How To Iron Clothes Without An...
Learn how to Iron Without An Ironing Board
How Can I Keep My Clothes From Shrinking and...
Learn how to prevent clothes from shrinking and stretching.
Washer Cycles Demystified: How to Choose the...
Learn How to Select the Correct Washer Cycle for 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.
How to Remove Perspiration Stains and Odor from...
Learn how to remove sweat and perspiration stains and odor from white and colored 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.
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 Get Rid of Lint in Your Laundry
How to Reduce and Remove Laundry Lint on Clothes.
Why is My Front Load Washer So Smelly?
Learn why front load washer can smell so bad and how to correct the problem.
DIY Washer Repair Tips To Prevent A Service Call
DIY tips to try before you call a washer repairman.
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.
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.
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.
Help! A Red Sock Bled on my White Laundry
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes
Find the Best Laundry Detergent for Septic...
Learn about the Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems.
How to Remove Oily Stains From Your Clothes
How to remove oil stains - cooking oil, mechanics oil or automotive oil - 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.
What Is HE Laundry Detergent And Do You Need It?
Learn about HE (high efficiency) laundry detergent and how to use it.
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
Learn how to use single dose laundry detergent correctly.
How to Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Learn how to stop dye bleeding from 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.
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.
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.
Lost Your Washer or Dryer Manual? Find it Here
How to find washer dryer iron steamer appliance manuals.
What Is The Load Capacity Of My Clothes Washer?
How to calculate the capacity of a washer tub.
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.
Natural Gas or Electric Clothes Dryer: Which is...
Should you buy a natural gas or electric clothes dryer? Compare features, costs and installation needs.
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.
Everything You Need To Know About Gain Flings!
About.com Laundry Product Review of Gain Flings!
Keep Your Sweaters Soft and Shapely
Learn the best way to keep your sweaters looking great by hand-washing and reshaping each sweater.
Will A Ventless Clothes Dryer Work For Me?
Should you buy a vented or ventless clothes dryer? Learn how ventless clothes dryer work.
From A To Z - How To Remove Stains From Clothes
How to remove stains from clothes in the laundry.
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.
Help! Why Is My Washer Leaking?
How to Identify Causes of Washer Leaks.
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.
How To Wash Hand Knit Hats, Scarves and Sweaters
How to launder and care for hand knit sweaters, vests, hats, scarves, mittens and socks.
Why Won't My Dryer Work? Troubleshooting Guide
A troubleshooting guide for clothes dryers that won't work correctly.
What Do Those Flashing Numbers On My Whirlpool...
Deciphering the Whirlpool Cabrio Washer fault codes will help you troubleshoot problems and do repairs.
How to Clean a Stinky Front Load Washing Machine
How to Clean a Front Load Washer for Best Results.
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.
Is Your Jersey Ready For Some Football?
How to care for a team jersey and repair peeling letters.
Troubleshoot Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Problems
Troubleshooting Whirlpool Cabrio washer problems and repairs.
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 Take Care of Vinyl and Rubber Clothes
How to care for vinyl and rubber. Stain removal and laundry recommendations for vinyl and rubber fabrics.
Go Green In Your Front Load Washer
Can Natural Detergent Boosters Be Used in HE Washers?
6 Points To Score A Clean Football Uniform
Learn how to remove stains from football uniforms and how to keep them looking great.
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.
Is Your Laundry Routine Making Your Allergies...
Your laundry routine can make indoor allergies worse or better.
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. Learn how to do laundry in ten easy steps.
How to Prevent And Remove Pilling on Your Clothes
Shave a sweater? Learn how to remove lint balls and pilling on sweaters.
How To Sort Laundry Before Washing - Do It Right!
Simple steps for sorting laundry by fabric type, color and weight.
7 Ways to Keep Dark Clothes from Fading
Learn how to prevent dark colors from fading in the laundry.
How to Wash and Clean Foam Bed Pillows
Bed pillows should be cleaned regularly. Learn how to clean foam bed pillows.
How To Wash and Clean A Foam Mattress or Yoga Mat
How to Clean a Foam Mattress Pad, Yoga Mat or Exercise Pad.
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.
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.
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.
What Are You Wearing? Fabrics A to Z
For better laundry results, you need to understand Clothing Fabric labels.
How To Remove Lipstick Traces From Your Collar...
Remove Lipstick Stains from Clothes and Linens
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.
Help! What's Wrong With My Washer?
A troubleshooting guide for washer problems.
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.
Banish Dingy White Laundry Forever
Learn how to restore dingy or yellowed white clothes and keep white clothes white in the laundry.
Oops! How to Remove Nail Polish From Clothes
Learn how to remove nail polish stains from different types of fabric.
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 Keep Your Natural Fur Coat Looking Its...
Natural fur coats need extra care and with some special attention can last for generations.
How To Wash and Dry Polyester-Filled Bed Pillows
How to Clean Polyester Filled Bed Pillows
How To Keep Your Faux Fur Coats And Trim...
How to Clean Faux Fur Coats and Trim - Care of Fake Fur
12 Laundry Detergents for People with Allergies...
Best Detergents For Those With Asthma and Allergies - Fragrance and Dye Free Laundry Detergents
Clean Your Washer To Have Clean Laundry
Learn how to clean a clothes washer and remove odor.
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.
Keep Grandma's Quilt Looking Its Best
Learn how to clean, remove stains and care for antique, heirloom and vintage quilts.
Tips To Get The Best Results From Your Front...
Learn How to Get the Best from Your Front Load Washer.
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?
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.
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.
Remove The Toughest Grease Stains From Clothes
Learn how to remove grease stains from clothes and linens in the laundry room.
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.
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
Organic Methods To Get Rid Of Critters Eating...
Learn how to control clothes-eating pests like moths, cockroaches, silverfish, firebrats, beetles, crickets and termites without chemical insecticides.
How to Remove Embarrassing Deodorant Strips on...
How to remove deodorant stripes on clothes.
Keep Your Silk Clothes and Accessories Looking...
How to wash and iron silk clothes and accessories.
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 Really Happens at the Dry Cleaner?
What is Dry Cleaning? Definition of dry cleaning clothes and fabrics and dry cleaning tips.
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.
Save \$\$\$: Clean Last Year's School Backpack
Learn how to clean all types of backpacks.
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 Your Laundry Routine Spreading Athlete's...
Learn how to prevent the spread of Athlete's Foot from infected socks and towels in laundry.
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.
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.
Your Guide to Cleaning UGG Boots
How to Clean Sheepskin or UGG Boots.
Are You Using Laundry Bleach Correctly?
6 Tips on how to use chlorine bleach effectively and safely in the laundry.
Don't Want to Look Like Your Pet? Remove Pet...
Learn How to Remove Pet Hair from Clothes.
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.
Headed to Camp or College? How to Label Your...
Learn five ways to label clothes for camp, college or travel.
How to Safely Wash An Electric Blanket
How to Wash An Electric Blanket, Throw or Mattress Pad.
What Is Oxygen Bleach and How Do I Use It For...
Definition of oxygen bleach. What is laundry oxygen bleach?
Why Is My Washer Ruining My Clothes?
A troubleshooting guide for laundry and washer problems.
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.
Does Your Washer Shake, Rattle and Roll?
Learn how to level a washer that shakes, shakes, shakes. Stop washer walking today!
After The Bubble Bursts: How to Get Gum Off...
Learn how to easily remove chewing or bubble gum from clothes and linens.
Keep Your Pet's Bed Clean and Fresh Safely
How to Wash Pet Bedding Laundry.
I Don't Know What Caused This Stain On My Shirt...
How to remove mystery laundry stains from clothes.
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 to Remove Salt Stains From Shoes
How to remove winter salt stains from shoes.
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.
Faux Fur to Down - How To Keep 9 Winter Coat...
Learn How to Clean Wool Coats. Laundry.
How Does My Front Load Washer Work With So...
Learn How Front Load Washers Work.
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.
Keep Your Laundry Room Mold Free
How to prevent and control mold growth in the laundry room.
Hot, Warm or Cold Water for Laundry?
Use the right water temperature in your washer to get the best laundry results.
Keep Your Comforters, Blankets and Flannel...
Learn how to keep your winter down, flannel and wool bedding looking and feeling its best.
Funky Odors? Stiff and Scratchy? Are Your Bath...
Learn how to be sure that your towels are completely clean.
Everything You Need To Know About Tide Pods
Tide Pods Laundry Detergent - About.com Laundry Guide Product Review
How to Remove Stubborn Mascara Stains From...
How do I Remove Mascara Stains from Clothes
Keep Your Leather Handbag Looking Stylish
Learn how to remove dirt and stains from leather and faux leather handbags.
Why Are My Clothes Shrinking? (I Have Not...
Learn what factors cause shrinking and stretching of clothes.
All about High-Efficiency Clothes Washers
What are HE Washers and how do they work? Should I buy a high-efficiency washer?
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.
Which Detergent is Best? Liquid, Powder or...
How to choose a laundry detergent for your family's needs.
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.
How Does a Top Load Washer Work?
Learn How Top Loading Washers Work.
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.
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.
How to Remove Cat Urine Stains and Odor From...
We love our cats but not their urine or spraying. Learn how to remove the odor before it happens again!
How to Wash Down Coats, Comforters and Sleeping...
Learn How to Wash Down Coats, Comforters and Sleeping Bags.
Spill? Learn How To Remove Food Coloring Stains...
Learn How to Remove Food Coloring Stains from Clothes.
Never Struggle With Putting On A Duvet Cover...
Step by step instructions on how to put on a duvet cover easily - Step One.
Get The Laundry-Starched Shirt Look At Home
Learn how to do laundry starched shirts at home - light or heavy starch!
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