The Ultimate Guide to Doing Laundry in College
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The Ultimate Guide to Doing Laundry in College

You learn a lot when you’re in college, and the majority of that learning takes place outside of the classroom. You learn how to make new friends, how to deal with difficult breakups, how to navigate disagreements, how to budget, how to cook, and…how to do laundry. Before moving out, you might’ve done a few...

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...

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 That’s Good For You
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Laundry That’s Good For You

Laundry that’s good for you is good for your clothing, the environment and – most importantly – your body! The laundry room is one of the places you can make a big impact on both energy savings and products that are put next to your skin every day! Here are some ways to do laundry...

Tide Pods Are A Bad Wash
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Tide Pods Are A Bad Wash

You may have heard the recent holiday advertising/PR campaign from Tide, warning parents to keep their children safely away from Tide Pods laundry detergent due to potential choking and poison hazards. Tide, obviously acknowledging the dangers to children, recently designed a new safety feature in the packaging called the Child Guard Zipper. But, unfortunately, two...