Knowing how to clean microfiber cloths will extend their usefulness and prevent cross-contamination. As one of the ten necessary cleaning tools everyone should own, microfiber cloths are indispensable at keeping your home clean. They do require proper care to work well, though. If you've ever held a microfiber cleaning cloth in your bare hand, you've probably noticed that … [Read more...] about How to Clean Microfiber Cloths
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.
Recently, I had to figure out how to get sulfur smells out of laundry. My teen had read that sulfur cream gets rid of acne, so he'd bought a jar of the stuff and began using it. I must say, his skin is starting to look fantastic, but that cream smells awful! As I quickly figured out, usual laundering methods -- even using a very hot, prolonged cycle -- don't get rid of the … [Read more...] about How to Get Sulfur Smells Out of Laundry
Wondering how to keep jeans from fading? The ripped, worn-in look isn't for everyone -- some of us like our jeans to look brand new as long as possible. "Dress jeans," my husband used to call them. According to him, there are beat up jeans for working in the yard, and jeans for running errands (or watching football) that have been washed so many times they feel like … [Read more...] about How To Keep Jeans From Fading
Need to know how to get makeup stains off of towels? It's something that drove me crazy for ages, and I can't say my daughter was entirely the one to blame. Sometimes, despite careful washing, I wind up with makeup stains on my towels, too. For a while, I was so frustrated that I considered switching to dark bath linens. I love the look of fluffy white bath linens, though, … [Read more...] about How To Get Makeup Stains Off Of Towels
Ever wondered how to get ink stains out of clothes once you've found them? The methods below help get rid of even old stains. I also use this method to treat ink stains on the lining of my purse when I forget to put the cap back on my pen. Getting Ink out of Clothes It's happened to all of us. Just the other day I tucked a ballpoint pen in the pocket of my favorite pink … [Read more...] about How To Get Ink Stains Out Of Clothes