Laundromat Etiquette For Newbies

One thing I know, from my experience as a former laundry attendant, is no matter what your walk in life; how much money you make or which neighborhood you reside in, nearly everyone needs access to a laundromat at some point in their life. If you have a big family or you are a smallContinue reading “Laundromat Etiquette For Newbies”

Laundry Do: Less Is More

A common problem that I have witnessed as I watch others doing their laundry is the fact that so many of them tend to use so much product. The product may be laundry detergent, bleach, fabric softener, and scent beads/crystals. There are number of reasons for this, clothes smell or are extremely filthy, so theyContinue reading “Laundry Do: Less Is More”

It Works! Hairspray As Pretreater

The tip: Use hairspray to get out pesky ink stains in your clothes. The trick: Works best on fresh ink. This trick is not reliable on set in stains, although it may help to minimize the stain. Why it works: The secret is the isopropyl alcohol. How to use it: Place a towel or someContinue reading “It Works! Hairspray As Pretreater”

Dryer Tips and Tricks

It happens to everyone from time to time. You go to the dryer, anticipating that your laundry day will soon come to an end as you retrieve your clothes, only to find that they are as cold or as wet as if the dryer had never been run. Few things are more aggravating about LaundryContinue reading “Dryer Tips and Tricks”

Laundry Quickie: Top 10 Pretreaters

The following is a list of the top 10 items that you likely already have under your sink that can be used as a laundry pretreater: Hydrogen Peroxide WD40 Rubbing Alcohol Dawn dish soap Cascade dishwasher detergent Ammonia Salt Baking Soda Acetone Fingernail Polish Remover Toothpaste In future posts, I’ll tell exactly what each pretreaterContinue reading “Laundry Quickie: Top 10 Pretreaters”