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You use bath and laundry appliances every day, but do you ever wonder how they work? From bathroom scales to water softeners, learn about bath and laundry products.

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How Clothes Dryers Work

A dryer is actually a very simple device. In this article we'll take apart a clothes dryer and explore how each system works. We'll start by following the air through the machine, then see how the tumbler and fan turn, and finally look at the controls.


How Air Tubs Work

 How Air Tubs Work

Air tubs create a gentle massage by compressing air and jetting it out through the bottom of the tub via many smaller outlets. Learn all about air tubs. See more »

10 International Toilets

 10 International Toilets

What types of toilets might you see on your worldly travels? Check out these 10 international toilets to find out! See more »

 How to Install a Bathtub Drain

Do you know how to install a bathtub drain? Find out how to install a bathtub drain in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Stand-up Facts About Waterless Urinals

 10 Stand-up Facts About Waterless Urinals

10 stand-up facts about waterless urinals are told in this article. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about the 10 stand-up facts about waterless urinals. See more »

How much water do waterless urinals really save?

 How much water do waterless urinals really save?

How much water do waterless urinals really have? Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn about how much water do waterless urinal really have. See more »

How the Toto Washlet Works

 How the Toto Washlet Works

The Toto Washlet, a toilet seat with a personal spray jet, is marketed as a cleaner alternative to toilet paper. Learn all about the Toto Washlet. See more »

How Tankless Toilets Work

 How Tankless Toilets Work

Tankless toilets conserve water and take up less space. Learn about tankless toilets at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Laundry Detergent Works

 How Laundry Detergent Works

The average American family does 300 loads of laundry a year. That's a lot of laundry detergent! Learn all about laundry detergent in this article. See more »

How Dryer Sheets Work

 How Dryer Sheets Work

How do dryer sheets help your clothes come out soft and static-free? Check out this article and learn all about dryer sheets and how they work. See more »

How Bleach Works

 How Bleach Works

If you open up the cupboards of most kitchens in America, you'll probably find bleach. Check out this article all about bleach. See more »