5 Tips for Washing New Clothes Effectively
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5 Tips for Washing New Clothes Effectively

Brand-new clothing looks so fresh, clean, and untarnished that it can feel like a waste to throw newly purchased items in the laundry. Still, the amount of dirt, chemicals, and bacteria on these clothes warrants at least a quick wash before wearing. Most of the washing and drying mistakes people make with their clothes have...

Can You Get White Clothes White Again? Yes! Here’s How
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Can You Get White Clothes White Again? Yes! Here’s How

White clothes are notoriously difficult to keep…well, white. Whether it was a dress shirt, t-shirt, blouse, sweater, or even a pair of white jeans, we’ve all had the unpleasant experience of watching a favorite piece of clothing slowly (or quickly) fade away from its original color. Unlike other colors that can hide some discoloration, white...

Do Quick Loads Really Clean Your Laundry?
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Do Quick Loads Really Clean Your Laundry?

Have you ever wondered if quick wash settings on a washing machine really clean your clothes? Everyone has used these rapid cycles at least once at a laundromat to save time or to reduce energy usage. Regardless of the reason, it’s common for people to wonder whether or not these settings actually have an impact....

Follow These 4 Steps for Unshrinking Your Clothes
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Follow These 4 Steps for Unshrinking Your Clothes

It’s the worst kind of laundry room nightmare – you take your clothes out of the washer or dryer only to see your favorite pair of jeans have shrunken at least two sizes. Or maybe you just bought a new sweater that looks like it would have trouble fitting the teenage version of yourself after...

How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes?
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How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes?

People typically fall into two categories when it comes to determining how frequently to wash clothes: the sniff testers and the laundry day observers. The sniff testers simply hold up a piece of clothing to their nose, take a big whiff, and determine whether or not the items need to be washed. The laundry day...

Tips for Buying the Best Detergent
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Tips for Buying the Best Detergent

There are two types of people in the world: those loyal to one brand of laundry detergent and those who don’t even think about it. But even people who stick to one kind of detergent don’t necessarily have a good reason for doing so. Most consumers don’t think about how detergent impacts their laundry beyond...

Laundry Tips for Keeping Harmful Bacteria Away
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Laundry Tips for Keeping Harmful Bacteria Away

At this point, we’re all well aware of the ways in which we can limit the spread of a harmful virus in public. Between social distancing guidelines, wearing facemasks, and washing hands, we’re all mini-experts when it comes to mitigating the spread of harmful bacteria in many areas of daily life. However, there’s another critical...