more about: laundry

How to Remove Mildew Smell From Towels

There’s nothing worse than stepping out of a refreshing shower and drying off with a musty towel.

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A Trick to Help Reduce Laundry

If you have a house full of kids (or houseguests!) use permanent markers to write everyone’s name on clothespins, then attach each clothespin to the appropriate towel.

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How to Keep Whites White

Thought it’s tempting to save time and effort by putting a white blouse back in the closet after a spill-free wear, your whites should always be laundered after each wear.

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How to Remove Ketchup Stains

There are few things that go together like the Fourth of July and a barbecue. But with all those hamburgers and hot dogs, someone’s bound to drip ketchup on their festive attire. Follow these steps to remove any stubborn ketchup stains:

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How to Stretch Shrunken Clothing

There are few laundry nightmares that top shrinking your favorite blouse or sweater. Luckily, in some cases, a few simple steps can remedy the situation and make your garment wearable again.

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How to Wash Gym Clothes

After a sweaty workout you may feel good, but all that perspiration can leave your clothes smelling stinky. Follow these quick laundry tips to cure the stench.

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How to Keep Your White Jeans Clean All Summer

Now that summer has unofficially arrived, it’s time to take your white jeans out of the closet. Here’s how to keep your favorite pair pure all season.

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How to Prevent Makeup Stains

When you’re trying to get out of the house in a hurry, there’s few things more frustrating than spilling makeup on your freshly laundered blouse. Hopefully this trick will keep you from sending your shirt right back to the dry cleaner and running to the closet for an impromptu change.

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Why Cold-Water Laundry Isn’t Foolproof

So to preserve colors and protect the environment, you’ve switched to cold water for the majority of your laundry. But—there’s always a but, isn’t there?—sometimes your clothes still smell once they’ve been through the wash. Now what do you do? As you might have guessed, while cold water does get your clothes clean, it isn’t always as effective at removing smells […]

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Smart Product: Tide To Go Stain Eraser

I started out my day by spilling coffee on my blouse. Not exactly what I was hoping for in a Thursday, but thankfully we have home editors who know about the latest and greatest in stain removal tools. Thanks to Stephanie Sisco, our wonderful assistant editor, I now know about Tide To Go Stain Erasers. They are pretty much the […]

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