How to Prevent Colors From Fading

The water, agitation, laundry detergent and dryer all contribute to clothes losing their bright color. It’s time to learn how to wash your clothes and prevent colors from fading.  Wash Dark Clothes TogetherHave you ever washed a bright colored garment with an entire load of whites? Sort your clothes before washing them. This gives you time to read the laundry …

Quick and Easy Fall Laundry Tips

The leaves are changing colors, the school year is in full swing and your schedule continues filling up while you’re preparing for the holiday season. Fall is here which means layers on layers every day as it gets colder outside. Your growing pile of laundry seems impossible to get to with everything else going on in your life. Fortunately, we …

How to Wash Dry Clean Only Clothes

If you read your laundry symbols you’ve probably noticed some clothes are labeled for dry cleaning. In fact, a wide range of clothes are labeled as “dry clean only” including simple items like T-shirts and jeans. The clothing manufacturers recommend this treatment so you get the best clean and the most use for your clothes. However, you may want a …

How to Prevent Clothes From Shrinking

Imagine your favorite sweater, shirt or dress. Now imagine you wash it, dry it and put it on to wear but it feels tighter than usual. You realize it shrunk in the dryer! Here are some tips on how to prevent clothes from shrinking. Why and How Clothes ShrinkEven if you follow all the common “laundry rules,” unfortunately sometimes shrinking …

How to Use Laundry Detergent Pods Correctly

Single-dose laundry detergent pods found their way into the laundry market and revolutionized the industry. The pods are convenient, effective and relatively simple to use, making them a popular choice for college students. Here’s how to use laundry detergent pods correctly. How Many Laundry Detergent Pods Should I Use?In the ranking of laundry detergents, single-dose pods laundry detergent pods cost …

How to choose the Best Laundry Detergent in 2019

Many people are loyal to their laundry detergent. Some use whatever they grew up with and others just buy whatever’s on sale. However, there are a lot of laundry detergents on the market. You need one that fits your budget and gives you the best clean. Here are some tips on choosing the best laundry detergent for your cleaning needs. …

How to Wash Bed Sheets

Your bed is the ultimate resting place at the end of a long and tiring day. For a calm sleep, make sure to have clean, fresh and nice smelling sheets. Follow these tips on how to wash bed sheets for a good night’s sleep. Read the LabelsMost bed sheets can be washed in a regular washing machine. However, some have …

How to Save Money at the Laundromat

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American family goes through 400 loads of laundry each year. That’s more than one load every single day! While using a washer and dryer helps clothes get clean faster than ever before, due to the cost of electricity, water and detergent, doing laundry is also more expensive. Here are some tips …

How to Read Laundry Symbols

How to Read Laundry Symbols

Laundry symbols offer valuable instructions on the proper way of washing an item of clothing. They provide accurate information on washing and drying clothes, as well as instructions on ironing and bleaching them if appropriate. Here are some details on reading laundry symbols. Washing Symbols Washing symbols are the most important laundry symbols because they indicate the appropriate temperature and …

Helpful Tips for Washing Swimsuits

Summer’s the time for swimming and outdoor water adventures, activities that require swimsuits. Swimsuits are expensive and they often get a lot of use during the summer months. Not washing swimsuits properly can damage them, fade their color, stretch them or cause them to fall apart. Some might even develop a smell. This is a problem because you want your …