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Removing Lipstick Stains – Apply an Alcohol Swab to the Fabric

You may think that a stain is a stain is a stain. But that's not the case. Some stains are simply more challenging to remove than others. Lipstick stains can be especially cumbersome, but not if you know the...

Using Bleach to Whiten Clothing

Bleach serves a dual purpose: it whitens clothes and removes tough stains. It boosts our laundry tasks because it takes over where detergents leave off. This means that if ordinary laundry detergent cannot take out the stains, using bleach...

Should Your Teen Wash His or Her Own Clothing

Laundry! For many parents, laundry can quickly become the one household chore that never ceases to end. The moment you get one load finished, folded and put away – a hamper in the bathroom begins to overflow with stinky...

Removing Stains from Clothing

There are two important steps before removing stains from clothing. The first step is to identify the type of fabric. For example, if the fabric is made of rayon, silk or delicate Belgian / Parisian lace, you will want...

Energy Efficient Washing Machines

It’s not just energy efficient washing machines that have created the buzz in the last decade. We also have energy efficient homes, energy efficient windows, energy efficient TV sets – anything that’s built or manufactured it seems has to...

Does Fabric Softener Break Down Clothing?

There is a commonly held belief that fabric softener will break down the fibers in your clothing over time. While this particular belief has been disproved, there are other issues with fabric softeners that you may want to know...

Removing Grass Stains from Jeans

Everyone who has been a kid or a parent knows grass stains are a fact of life. The surprising thing about them is how many different ideas people have about how to get rid of them. You might be wondering...

Front Loading Washing Machines

“If you buy that washer, mom, don’t put it in the laundry room”, the girl said, closely eyeing the front loading washing machine in the appliance store. “Why?” her mother asked absent-mindedly, also eyeing the machine. “Because it looks so techno,...

Stain Removers that Work

Before giving you a list of stain removers, let’s get to the basics. One thing to understand is to treat the stained fabric as soon as possible. It’s the same advice you get when your car gets scratched. Paint...

Tips for Washing Clothes

Did you say “tips for washing clothes?” Doing laundry is like doing the world’s oldest profession, pardon such a crass comparison. We do it about 52 times a year (for some, maybe more) that we go on automatic mode...

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Hardwood Floor Stain Removal – Tricks of the Trade

Hardwood floors are a gorgeous addition to any home. Whether in a living room, bedroom, dining room, or kitchen, they seem to blend in with just about any environment and really open up the room. That's why a stain on a beautiful hardwood floor is all the more frustrating. So...

House Cleaning Tips – How to Keep Your Whole House Looking its Best

Basic house cleaning tips apply whatever the type of dwelling is concerned. You could live in a compact-sized city condo or in a suburban sprawling cottage or in a summer house by the lake, but there are parts and elements of a house that need to be cleaned regularly...

Hiring a Cleaning Lady – Have Someone Else Clean Your Home

Hiring a cleaning professional may be a small addition to your monthly budget, but it is well worth spending the money on. Imagine the pleasure that comes when you return to an immaculate home after a long day at work and all that is left for you to do...

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