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Laundry Tips

Surprisingly, laundry can be a tricky chore. Check out our laundry tips to make sure you are doing this routine task correctly.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Laundry Power

Don't despair when laundry day comes. With these 5 easy tips, you'll have the power to get your clean laundry looking, feeling and smelling the best it can.


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What can you do when your washing machine leaves stains?

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Hand Washing Clothes: Dos and Don'ts

Hand washing clothes can be tricky. Learn about the dos and don'ts of hand washing your clothes in this article. See more »

Can you get lipstick out of washed clothes?

Can you get lipstick out of washed clothes? Learn about getting lipstick out of washed clothes in this article. See more »

How to Shrink Clothes in the Wash

Are you wondering how to shrink clothes in the wash? Learn how to shrink clothes in the wash in this article. See more »

Can you wash SPF-treated clothes?

Can you wash SPF-treated clothes? Learn about washing SPF-treated clothes in this article. See more »

How to Remove Perspiration Stains

Are you wondering how to remove perspiration stains? Learn how to remove perspiration stains in this article. See more »

Do you need to test laundry detergents before using?

Do you need to test laundry detergents before using? Learn about testing laundry detergents before using them in this article. See more »