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  • Save money on laundry detergent—make your own 100% natural laundry soap! You can have fresh, clean clothes while avoiding harmful chemicals.

    How to Make Easy Homemade Laundry Soap

    How to Make Easy Homemade Laundry Soap

    by Sharon Vile2

  • A sustainable household doesn't always have to have its own washer and dryer. You can save money and water by using a laundromat instead. And you can enjoy your time there.

    How to Wash and Dry Clothes at a Laundromat

    How to Wash and Dry Clothes at a Laundromat

    by Sustainable Sue5

  • Chances are no one ever taught you how to fold a fitted sheet. Fitted sheets are not hard to fold—you just need a method. Learn how to do it with my easy step-by-step guide.

    How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Perfectly Every Time!

    How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Perfectly Every Time!

    by Teresa Sanderson241

  • When in doubt, don't put it in the dryer! Extend the life of your wardrobe and table linens with these simple stain removal tips.

    Laundry Stain Removal

    Laundry Stain Removal

    by Catherine Tally3

  • Why go out and buy leather cleaner when you can use the natural products in your kitchen? A little olive oil and lemon juice will go a long way in helping to clean your leather jacket or coat.

    How to Clean Your Leather Jacket or Coat Naturally

    How to Clean Your Leather Jacket or Coat Naturally

    by Cynthia Calhoun39

  • Can you wash pillows? Absolutely! In fact, you *should* wash your pillows at least twice a year to extend their lifespan—but mind the way you go about it! What follows is a guide to protecting, washing, drying, and maintaining pillows. Enjoy!

    Can You Wash Pillows? Yep! Here's How.

    Can You Wash Pillows? Yep! Here's How.

    by Simone Haruko Smith35

  • Do you have stuffed animals in need of a wash? This easy method is inexpensive and uses what most people already have at home.

    How to Wash Plush Toys

    How to Wash Plush Toys

    by E S Peck2

  • In the economy today, most of us are looking for ways to save some money. What better way to save a few bucks than to make your own laundry detergent.

    Easy Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

    Easy Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

    by Kathy Hull4

  • Linen clothes always look so crisp and neat when you get them back from the cleaners. But who wants to spend the money sending linen clothes to the cleaners after every wearing? There are a number of easy home tips to keep your linen clothing looking straight-from-the-dry-cleaner fresh. Read on, and your linen clothes will be looking flawless for a lot less!

    How to Care for Linen Clothes

    How to Care for Linen Clothes

    by Linda Chechar22

  • The chemical Avobenzone leaves a yellow stain on anything it touches, but I know how to remove it!

    Sunscreen Stains No More

    Sunscreen Stains No More

    by thisendlesslove2

  • You have an ink stain from your pen on your best new blouse or shirt. Learn how to use simple things you already have around the house to remove the stain.

    How to Remove Pen Ink Stains From Clothes

    How to Remove Pen Ink Stains From Clothes

    by Barbara Badder25

  • Clothes stained with various substances need to be treated differently. This article talks about how to remove stains from clothes with careful consideration of the type of stain on the clothes.

    How to Remove Stains From Clothes

    How to Remove Stains From Clothes

    by Chin chin15

  • Whether you're doing laundry for the first time, or upgrading to a high efficiency washer, this guide is to help you navigate the waters of high efficiency laundry, teach you how to make the best of your high efficiency washer, and answer questions such as how do I work my high efficiency washer, and what can I do to make my HE washer last?

    How to Make the Most of Your High Efficiency Washer

    How to Make the Most of Your High Efficiency Washer

    by paperlotus0

  • Many people are suffering from disturbed sleep and other sleeping disorders that may be due to stress brought about by a fast pace life. One of the biggest contributors to such disorders is the kind of pillows you rest on every night.

    How to Wash a Latex Pillow

    How to Wash a Latex Pillow

    by pillowsorg2

  • Making your own laundry soap is quick, easy and can save you money. In this article, I show you how to make it and exactly how much money you will save if you decide to take the plunge and do it.

    Save Money by Making Your Own Laundry Soap

    Save Money by Making Your Own Laundry Soap

    by Helena Ricketts11

  • A simple three-ingredient laundry detergent recipe that'll knock your socks off AND clean them. Made with organic, vegan, and cruelty-free ingredients that clean beautifully for a fraction of the cost of what you'd find at the store.

    Easy 3-Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    Easy 3-Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    by Melanie0

  • Does line-drying save money and reduce the wear and tear on your clothing? Yes, and that's not all. Learn more about this old-fashioned method and why it makes sense.

    Why Line-Dry Your Clothes?

    Why Line-Dry Your Clothes?

    by Virginia Allain2

  • Cleaning suede or sheepskin slippers is not difficult if you follow a few simple rules. Don't just throw them in the washing machine. Suede is unlike other materials and requires special treatment.

    How to Clean Suede and Sheepskin Slippers

    How to Clean Suede and Sheepskin Slippers

    by Jimmie Quick5

  • Simple methods for removing and preventing nasty yellow sweat stains that can damage your clothing. Just about everything is found in your cupboards! The rest is as easy as following a few directions. Also, a few tips for hiding those sweat stains!

    How to Remove Yellow Sweat Stains

    How to Remove Yellow Sweat Stains

    by India Arnold25

  • This article will provide you with tips and tricks for how to create and use your own homemade, eco-friendly laundry detergent. It will also share helpful info about other natural additives to add to your clothes-washing routine.

    A Naturally Clean, Green Laundry Detergent Recipe

    A Naturally Clean, Green Laundry Detergent Recipe

    by Victoria Van Ness6

  • Cleaning suede doesn't need to be difficult or expensive. You can get rid of dirt and dust from suede, both real and faux, at home! Follow these simple instructions to spiff up your suede items.

    How to Clean Suede and Faux Suede Shoes

    How to Clean Suede and Faux Suede Shoes

    by Galaxy Harvey4

  • You might assume that the washing machine kills viruses and bacteria on your clothes, but in fact, washing can transfer germs from one item to another. Here's how to properly clean your clothes.

    Does Washing Clothes Kill Germs?

    Does Washing Clothes Kill Germs?

    by J Jahan5

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