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Stains

Goodbye Grape Juice Stains

Grape juice is a nightmare stain. The natural pigment in the fruit is why it immediately leaves a purple mark where ever the juice is spilled. Your clothes can be permanently damaged if the spill is not treated before the liquid dries. To avoid ruined clothing, keep a prewash in...(more)

Tips for Removing and Preventing Armpit Stains

It seems that no matter how hard you try or what you do, you cannot prevent discoloration and stains under the armpit. Even though most people believe that these stains happen because of perspiration, the real culprit is the aluminum used in deodorants. Although there are certain steps you can...(more)

Preventing Yellow Sweat Stains From Ever Occurring

One of the most embarrassing things about sweating is those yellow splotches that develop in your armpit after several days of heavy sweating. Sure these stains can be removed with the right laundry products, and a little hard work, but why waste the effort when you can simply prevent them...(more)

Understanding How to Remove Watermelon Stains

Watermelon is favorite summertime fruit, and plenty of barbecues end with children who have melon-stained shirts that don't seem to come clean. While nobody is about to stop enjoying watermelon anytime soon, there are ways to get rid of the stains after they form. Stop throwing out stained clothing, and...(more)

Laundry

5 Handy DIY Dryer Repair Tips

Whether you like it or not, doing laundry is absolutely necessary, and you need your appliances to work in tip-top condition. There may be times when your dryer needs repairing, but the good news is that you can take care of several of these problems on your own. It may sound difficult, but repairing your appliance can be easy if you know what to look for and follow some basic rules. Here are five handy DIY repair tips that you should know before getting started on your project....(more)

Do's and Don'ts of Dryer Maintenance

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) says nearly 3,000 homes catch fire every year and the source leads investigators back to the home's dryer. Those fires cost homeowners 35 million dollars in personal loss every year. Many times firefighters say house fires can be prevented with the right maintenance. Here are some simple do's and don'ts you should follow to keep your dryer safe and in working order....(more)

Tips on Removing Lipstick Stains from Laundry

The lipstick stain is the disgrace that launched a thousand divorces due to its permanence; however, before discarding your best shirt, think again. This stain may be tricky to remove, but it isn't impossible. Follow these neat little tips and you will be ready to kiss again....(more)

Reviews

A Look at Natural Gas Vs. Electric Clothes Dryers

When you shop for most appliances you don't usually have to consider the power source as the majority is electric. However, when you shop for laundry room appliances you have a choice between natural gas and electric powered. Before making your purchase you need to read the reviews of various models and look at natural gas vs. electric powered. The information contained here will help you understand what you are reading when you do review the different models....(more)

The Difference Between Gas and Electric Dryers

You are in the market for a clothes dryer because you are tired of hanging clothes outside. You go to the appliance store and there is a big variety of both gas and electric dryers to choose from. When comparing gas vs electric dryers, you???re not sure which one is going to be the best choice for your home. There are both pros and cons to each kind of dryer, and you need more information before making your final decision....(more)

High Efficiency Laundry Machines

When you are in the market for a new laundry machine, try to determine a few things ahead of time. Keeping a budget in mind and sticking to it is essential. Despite using less water, a high efficiency machine can get your clothes as clean as a regular machine. This is because it uses the water effectively and tends to spin the clothes faster, getting rid of excess water in the process....(more)