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Laundry

Wrinkles

5 Ways to Iron Without an Ironing Board

You don?t need an ironing board to make your laundry wrinkle free. There are plenty of hard, flat surfaces in your home that you can use as a substitute until you?re able to get one. Having an iron could be considered a necessity, but purchasing the board to go with it is an option. Here are five ways to iron without ever needing to purchase an ironing board....(more)

Review of Upright Floor Clothes Steamers

With advances in non-wrinkle fabrics, home irons are almost of thing of the past. Most fabrics respond well to laundering and come out of the dryer wrinkle-free. But occasionally you may want to spruce up a garment or household item with a thorough steaming. A good example would be a wool overcoat, a suit jacket, upholstery, or draperies. A clothes steamer solves the problem. You may be surprised how often you find uses for a clothes steamer once you have one around the house....(more)

The Benefits and Uses of a Clothes Steamer

Wrinkles can break an outfit. They make a nice shirt look sloppy, and pants look like they've never been ironed. Unfortunately, traditional irons also don't always do the trick, and they take up a lot of time. A clothes steamer is a technology that is really picking up speed in the fashion world. Find out why....(more)

Detergents

Using Baking Soda in the Laundry Room

Bicarbonate of soda, commonly known as baking soda, is one of the most versatile cleaning products in your arsenal. It is an ingredient in cookies, but it is also in some powerful cleaning products. Many people do not realize that it is one of the best natural cleaners in the home. After reading about its uses in the laundry room, you may find yourself buying multiple boxes and keeping one in almost every room to the house....(more)

Get to Know the Eco-Friendly Concentrated Laundry Detergents

Traditional laundry detergents are being replaced for concentrated products at a fast pace. The most important brands in the cleaning industry, including Tide, Purex, Gain, and Seventh Generation, have concentrated laundry detergents in their portfolio. The eco-friendly tag these products have is used as a marketing banner but you can trust that the claims are true. Effective in saving water, fuel, and packaging, these products are bound to remain in the supermarket shelves....(more)

Homemade Baking Soda Laundry Detergent

With rising costs of food and home products and a heightened sense of environmental pollutants, more people are seeking to live sustainably. This move may include growing your own food, cutting down on gas, choosing alternative heating and cooling systems, and even making your own home cleaning products. Homemade baking soda laundry detergent is a cost-effective and practical way to clean clothes in an environmentally friendly way. Follow these tips for clean and fresh clothes....(more)