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Common Stain-Removing Mistakes

You remember the time that dollop of meat sauce landed on your white shirt and you started rubbing it vigorously with seltzer to try to get the stain out? That might not have been your best move. In fact, your dry cleaner can take one look at your garment and know exactly which steps you took to...
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Dryer Sheets Are Toxic to Cats And Dogs

Put this in the category of, "I knew about this zero days ago," but dryer sheets are toxic for cats and dogs! The sheets are infused with chemicals activated by the heat of a dryer. Benzyl acetate, camphor, and chloroform are often present, and all of them can present problems for pets who either...
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Time To Ditch Fabric Softeners From Your Laundry Room

Chances are you are using a fabric softener on your laundry. But you may want to reconsider the use of them altogether. Liquid fabric softener used in the wash and dryer sheets used in dryers actually do nothing in softening your laundry. Instead, it lubricates the fabric with a slimy coating that...
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Tips On Cleaning Gym Clothes

There's a special kind of smell associated with the clothes you wear to the gym. Workout clothes are made of sweat wicking materials like Lycra, spandex, and polyester and even cotton clothes can get, and stay, stinky. So here are some ways to reduce the funk of your favorite (and pricey) workout...
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Tips For Washing Workout Clothes

Your workout clothes take a beating every time you hit the gym. That usually results in some pretty ripe-smelling clothes. Since most high-tech workout wear is made from synthetic fiber, like polyester, which whisks away sat and keeps you cool. Unfortunately sweat seeps into those fibers and...
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How Dryer Sheets In Your Bath Tub Can Save You Time In The Kitchen

Dryer sheet are more than a fresh way to keep your clothes static free wen in the dryer, they have a multitude of uses and includes using them in your bath tub. One of the least liked chores in the ketch is cleaning the stove and oven. Cooked on foods prove to be a challenge to remove and that's...
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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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Uses For Used Dryer Sheets

After each load of laundry has dried there is a good chance you are left with a little white sheet that softens your clothes as the dry. Rather than tossing it in the garbage you can re-purpose them for little projects around the house. For instance, wipe one over your clothes or furniture to help...
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DIY Hack To Stop Holes from Ruining Your Leggings

Women love leggings and it’s almost like losing a family member when your favorite pair of leggings develops holes on the upper tight area. Not to mention leggings aren't the cheapest clothing item on the rack. But one little DIY hack will keep those holes a bay for a little bit longer. The hero?...
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