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What is in moth balls? Is it harmful to people?

Clothes moths can be a real problem in clothes made from natural fibers (especially wool). To combat this, use moth balls. But first, read this article to find out what moth balls are made of and whether they are harmful to your health.

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  • 10 Things Your Dry Cleaner Doesn't Want You to Know

    10 Things Your Dry Cleaner Doesn't Want You to Know

    He runs a mysterious universe where clothes soak in chemical baths and hundreds of hanging plastic bags march in formation at the push of a button. We take you inside your dry cleaner's world and explain why it costs $7 to clean your silk shirt. See more »

  • 10 Worst Food Stains and How to Remove Them

    10 Worst Food Stains and How to Remove Them

    Food stains are a fact of life, but that doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to living with them permanently. Kick those stains to the curb with these tips. See more »

  • 5 Eco-friendly Laundry Tips

    5 Eco-friendly Laundry Tips

    Just like everything else these days, doing your laundry can put a big strain on the environment. But there are some things you can do to reduce your impact. See more »

  • 5 Laundry Room Essential Items

    5 Laundry Room Essential Items

    Even for the most domestic of goddesses, laundry can be a real chore. But there are some tools that can make the job easier. See more »

  • 5 Laundry Sorting Tips

    5 Laundry Sorting Tips

    Laundry sorting probably isn't on too many people's list of favorite household chores. But we promise these five tips will keep it from being such a pain. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Streamlining Your Laundry Routine

    5 Tips for Streamlining Your Laundry Routine

    Who wants to spend an entire day buried under laundry? We've got some easy tips to cut your laundry time in half! See more »

  • Can you get lipstick out of washed clothes?

    Can you get lipstick out of washed clothes?

    As far as stains go, the ones made by lipstick are a double whammy: They're oil-based and brightly colored, so they're tough to clean and almost impossible to hide. It might take a few tries, but you should be able to banish that stain! See more »

  • Can you get stains out of clothes after they've been washed?

    Can you get stains out of clothes after they've been washed?

    Stain removal can be tricky business, especially if the garment in question has already been laundered. Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways for persistent people to salvage clothing with annoying spots! See more »

  • Can you put baby clothes in the washing machine?

    Can you put baby clothes in the washing machine?

    Washing baby clothes isn't a complicated process. It may not, however, be the exact same process you use to wash your clothes. So why does Junior need a separate load? See more »

  • Can you wash SPF-treated clothes?

    Can you wash SPF-treated clothes?

    Sunscreen is no longer your only option for deflecting the sun's UV rays. Now, you can get protection from your clothes, too. But how do you wash them? See more »

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