Don't be afraid to care for your finest wardrobe items yourself. Most of today's fabrics and blends are actually designed to be cared for at home. These tips for Luxury Clothes Care and Cleaning can help keep your wallet intact.
Just because dry cleaning is expensive does not mean that it's the best way to care for all sweaters. The dry cleaning chemicals can build up in some fibers and leave them stiff. Probably not what you're looking for. These 4 Laundry Tips for Washing Sweaters will help you get your favorite sweaters clean and help prevent pilling and stretching.
It's Murphy's law: if something can spill, drip, ooze, or run, it will do so all over your lucky shirt or favorite jeans. Here are laundry solutions for 13 Common Stains.
It is possible to unshrink a sweater that someone (not you, of course) popped into the dryer. Here are the 5 easy steps to resizing (unshrinking) your sweater.
Sure, the quickest way to do a load of whites, medium colors, and darks, is wash them all in cold water. Here's how to chose the right laundry wash temperature for your load.
An everyday washing detergent should be a tough, all-fabric cleaner that does as well on a baby's burp cloths and leaky diaper stains as it does on his big brother's baseball uniform. Here's how to choose the right detergent for your load.
Does an organized closet seem overwhelming? No problem. Just take it step by step. To get the most out of your closet and your clothes, rotate your clothes seasonally and give the closet a good cleaning. Here's how to organize your clothes.
Removing unknown stains on clothes without harming the fabric requires a gentle touch. It also requires patience. These 6 tips for removing unknown stains can help.
No matter how busy you are each week, chances are high that laundry is one routine task that usually gets done. Here's how to wash clothes the right way the first time in 10 easy steps.
It's almost as easy to remove grease stains on clothes as it is to clean a sinkful of grimy dishes. Dishwashing liquid is the best stain remover. Here's how to remove grease stains from clothes with dishwashing liquid.
While we love the leather items that keep us warm and toasty, sometimes the mere thought of a spill, drip, or drop on our leather duds can send such a chill through us that that no new jacket or handbag ever makes it out of the closet. Relax! Here's how to clean your leather at home.
Try a homemade laundry stain remover the next time the kids laundry includes a splattered sweatshirt. Here are 6 homemade stain removers that can help get rid of the blight.
Once a child reaches a certain skill or age level, he can generally do kids chores for his age group and those for the age groups below. Here are age appropriate laundry chores for kids.
The air is getting warmer. The freesias have pushed up along the sidewalks. Before the weather beckons you outside, spend one more day inside and spring clean your closet. Here's how to spring clean your closet.
If you wash towels right, they'll keep you and your kids wrapped in post-bubble-bath softness and comfort for at least five years. And they'll look color-correct, too. Here's how to wash your towels.
When you wash dark clothes, there's one laundry rule you should never break: Always wash darks (and bright colors) separately in cold water. Here's how to wash dark clothes the right way.
Faded or dark like new? Shrink or not? Washing jeans, especially the first time, can bring up lots of questions. These 5 laundry tips for jeans can help you keep the look you desire.
When you wash white clothes, there's one laundry rule you should never break: Always wash whites separately. Here's how to wash white clothes the right way.
Your first line of defense against summer laundry stains: Take quick action to remove drips and drops on clothes before they get a chance to dry. These 8 tips for removing summer stains can help.
The water quality directly affects how clean clothes get. Hard water, or water that contains mineral salts are usually the cause. Here's how your clothes get rust stains, and how to remove them.
Here are the 4 common causes and easy laundry tips and solutions for powdery residue left on freshly washed clothing. These tips can help you remove powdery clothing stains - for good.
If you think every day clothing and carpet stains are scary, wait until you see the tricky Halloween stains the (black) cat will drag in on October 31. These tips for removing Halloween stains can help.