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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...

How to Remove Oil from Clothing

If you’re wondering how to remove oil stains from clothing, think about what teenagers normally do when their faces get oily. When I was young, I had pimples because of too much oil. So about three or four times...

Folding Laundry Sucks – An Unappreciated Job

The ‘idea’ behind the washing machine was invented in 1797, when the first scrub board was invented. (By a man –no doubt) Then, another man – some 60 years later invented an automated machine with an actual drum inside....

Washing Wool Sweaters – It’s Best to Hand Wash Sweaters

One of the benefits to living in a warm climate, is the fact that you will never have to worry about washing (and ruining) wool sweaters. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have such a ‘fair weather’ life and find...

How to Remove Sweat Stains from Clothing

There is nothing worse than sweating through your clothes. In the summertime heat and humidity and under pressure, sweat can cause some real damage and stains to your clothing. If you aren’t careful, they could become permanent. Chances are...

Washing Baby Clothing

Before the baby was born, you probably couldn’t wait to wash all those cute little clothes and receiving blankets. The added bonus, being the incredibly hypnotizing smell of baby laundry soaps, can have every mom to be swirling in...

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Cleaning Soap Scum

Most people would define soap scum as that irritating, cloudy residue on their shower door or tub. The technical definition goes something like this: “the substance which results from the reaction of the hardness minerals in water with common household soaps; usually evident as a bathtub ring or glass...

Laundry Soap – You Get What You Pay For

When it comes to brand loyalty – consumers are often more committed to their laundry soap brand than they are to their spouses. In surveys, most women acknowledge that they purchase laundry soap based on the sniff test alone. They wash their clothes in some incredibly scented vanilla lavender...

Reducing Dust in the Home – Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Problems

Dust has frequently been identified in various studies as the number one cause of certain health issues attributed to the household. It has produced a significant number of cases involving asthma, allergies and respiratory problems in both children and adults. So how what can you do to reduce dust...

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