Discover how you can unshrink clothes using common household ingredients and a few minutes of your time. Have you shrunk your favorite sweater or hoodie and can't bear the thought of throwing it out? Or maybe that comfortable pair of jeans shrank in the dryer and now they're too tight to zip? Don't panic. The chances are good that you can unshrink your clothes with a few … [Read more...] about How to Unshrink Clothes Without Ruining Them
Laundry Tips and Stain Treatments
These laundry tips will help you stay on top of this never-ending chore. Find out how to remove stains, make your own stain treatments, and deal with other laundry-related problems.
With these easy ways to use vinegar in the laundry, you can fight stains and odors while saving money at the same time. Doing laundry is already a chore. Shuffling through a shelf full of expensive laundry products looking for one that might work -- and which won't damage your clothes -- makes it even more of a hassle. Fortunately, the solution is as close as your pantry … [Read more...] about 7 Smart Ways to Use Vinegar in Your Laundry
Here's how to wash towels, so they stay fresh, fluffy, and like new. Plus, steps to revive old towels with a strip wash. Are your towels starting to look dingy or feel rough? Have your family's bath towels started smelling stale even though you've just washed them? Or maybe you're thinking about upgrading to better bath linens but want to keep them feeling fresh and … [Read more...] about How to Wash and Revive Towels
Knowing how to sort laundry helps you understand which clothes are safe to wash together, so you can get your clothes clean without damage. When my son recently did the wash to earn pocket money, I quickly realized he had no idea whatsoever how to sort laundry. Not only did he just toss stuff into the machine, but he also tossed it all into ONE load. Then he added most … [Read more...] about How To Sort Laundry Properly
During cold and flu season, or any time someone in your home is ill, you may be concerned about disinfecting laundry and handling it safely without spreading illness. The best approach combines safe laundry handling with the use of laundry additives and other methods of disinfecting laundry to avoid the spread of illness. Read on to learn what you need to know to keep your … [Read more...] about Disinfecting Laundry: Steps to Control the Spread of Illness