Funny odors in the laundry room?

If you forget to put wet laundry into the dryer, you may experience that nasty mildew smell on clothes or sheets. Here’s an old, but effective trick: add two cups white vinegar and rewash. Put the clothes right in the dryer when the cycle ends – the heat removes the vinegar smell. Worst-case scenario – […]

7 Tips to Making Your Favorite Clothes Last Longer

Here are 7 tips that will help keep your favorite garments ready to wear, longer. Bring a garment in for professional cleaning as soon as possible after becoming soiled.  Stains and soil left too long can be impossible to remove and will shorten the life of your garment. Don’t iron freshly stained or soiled clothes. […]

Stain Removal Rescue

Beware of D.I.Y stain remover tips – they often do more harm than good.  Remember three basics: 1. Never pick or scratch at the stain, it breaks the fabric and causes permanent damage. 2. Don’t rub anything into the stain – you are pushing the stain into the fabric, not taking it out. 3. Do […]