detergent

Squeeze Some Extra Time Out Of Your Clothes Washer And Dryer Lifespan

Nothing lasts forever and that includes our pricey clothes washers and dryers. Most manufacturers say you should get at least 10 years out of your laundry appliances but with some extra TLC, you can add some years of successful operation. For instance, use the correct amount of laundry detergent,...
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Is It Okay To Use Hand Soap To Wash Dishes?

At one time or another you've had to improvise in the kitchen. Dirty dishes have piled up and you have run out of dish soap. So you give your hand soap bottle a couple of pumps into a sponge and get to scrubbing. But is hand soap effective and more importantly safe for washing dishes? Soap is soap...
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"Strip Washing" Is Hailed As The True Way To Remove Stains And Smells From Laundry

Getting stains and smells out of laundry is quite a chore. A trip down the cleaning aisle of the grocery store you'll find dozens of products designed to rid your clothing of stains and smells but many fail. Before you throw out that stained pillowcase or dusty couch cover you think can't be...
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Secrets In Keeping Plush Towels Fluffy Wash After Wash

Nothing feels so luxurious than wrapping yourself up in a plush towel after a shower or bath. While we think we'e taking good care of them when with hot water, fabric softener and long drying sessions, an interior expert says we're completely wrong. Apparently the trick is "less is more" when it...
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What Happens To Your Body After Swallowing A Laundry Pod

As kids we did silly things but unlike our childhood, today's kids have the Internet to spread silly ideas. Such as the Tide Pod Challenge where people are putting laundry detergent pods into their mouth and biting or swallowing them. While it can be a no-brainer this "challenge" is beyond...
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Laundry Dont's You May Be Doing

If there is one thing you can always count on to be waiting for you is laundry! It’s never really complete, right? So with all that sorting, stuffing, setting and folding it would seem that we're experts on the subject. Except there are some laundry don'ts that you may be doing. Cleaning experts...
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DIY: Fake Blood

Halloween is just around the corner and signals the beginning of a spending spree that continues through the New Year. We're here to help save your hard-earned cash with some DIY projects, including a recipe to make fake blood for your Halloween costume or party and there's a good chance you...
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The Easy Way To Clean The Office Microwave

Nothing is more disgusting than the office microwave. From leftover pasta to bowls of tomato soup, all those zapped meals splattering and overflowing is beyond a nightmare. Worst part is no one fesses up to their mess as the grime builds. However you can be the office hero with a simple way to...
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Laundry Detergent Podd More Dangerous To Dementia Adults Than Children

You already know to keep those colorful laundry detergent pods away from children, but what about elderly people? A new warning from consumer groups about the potential risk to adults with dementia, who also mistakenly believe laundry pods are candy and according to Consumer Product Safety...
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