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Proper Cleaning Of Your Workout Clothes Will Reduce The Stink Factor

Gym clothes have a well-deserved reputation of smelling bad! The problem is that smell tends to stick with them even after repeated cycles in the laundry. That's because those stretchy clothing that wicks sweat away is typically made of synthetic fabrics that hold on to odors longer than other...
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Avoid Having A Blooper Room

If your house has been lingering on the market, the reason it hasn’t sold may have nothing to do with price or location. Real estate agents say there could be a “blooper room,” or a problematic space that needs work in an otherwise turn-key home, keeping buyers from making an offer. For buyers...
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Dreaded Household Chores Have A Way Of Reducing Your Overall Stress

As we head back to work this week, most likely after a dreaded weekend house-cleaning binge, those mundane tasks may have done your body some good! It is becoming apparent that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol can wreak havoc on your body. Research ash shown that simple tasks, such as...
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Tricks On Getting Sweat And Other Stains Out Of Your Clothes

No matter the season there is one thing you are certain to do in Florida and that's sweat! Not only do we sweat from head to toe but it ruins many a nice shirt and blouses. However there's a surprisingly easy trick for getting them out and it only requires four things. Dawn dish soap, hydrogen...
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Upgrade Your Laundry Room

Our love-hate relationship with laundry is universal. We love clean clothes but hate having to sort, wash, dry and fold them. But a new tweaks to your routine can made this relationship more bearable. Why not install a drying rod in the laundry room or even over the machines themselves. That way...
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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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Battle That Oily Stain With A Stick Of Chalk

There are a lot of ways to get out food stains, such as red wine or coffee. But for greasy stains, like melted butter, you're usually left with little options. Until now. Next time you find yourself with an oil splatter or greasy stain on your favorite top, try pre-treating with a little chalk...
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Summertime Laundry Hacks To Keep You Cool

Nothing sounds less appealing than sweating away while your clothes are being cleaned and while we can get away with a couple of extra wears in the cooler months, the hot and humid summer months doesn't allow for a lot of easy re-wears. So here are a few tricks that'll make laundry go a little...
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Make Your Own Laundry Pods

With all the news of children accidently eating laundry pods, and even those doing it on purpose as part of a challenge, it's becoming apparent that the dangers of them outweigh the convenience they provide. But we've stumbled upon a DIY recipe to create your own laundry pods that are not only...
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Laundry Hacks When You Don't Have Any Time To Spare

Never fails that when you have no time to spare, you become derailed when the top you are planning to wear is wrinkly, has a bad smell or has shrunk in the last wash. We are believers that knowledge is power, so here are some emergency laundry hacks you should keep in mind when you are in a pinch...
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