End Laundry Day Drama: 5 Hacks To Make Doing Laundry Easier

Aside from choosing the right laundry detergents, pre-treaters, and fabric softeners, there are a few more things you can do to make your Laundry Day easier. No More Lost Socks: I used to have a client who was so adamant about keeping his socks in pairs he used to tie them together. I had theContinue reading “End Laundry Day Drama: 5 Hacks To Make Doing Laundry Easier”

It Works! Rubbing Alcohol For Laundry Boo-Boo’s

When you were a kid, your mother or Nana likely used rubbing alcohol to help to disinfect your cuts and scrapes, helping your boo-boos to feel better. Just like your scraped knees and cut fingers, rubbing alcohol is also great for treating laundry boo-boos. Most notably, rubbing alcohol is great on ink stains, but it’sContinue reading “It Works! Rubbing Alcohol For Laundry Boo-Boo’s”

It Works! Hydrogen Peroxide Pretreater

Oxygen cleaners and pretreaters are all the rage these days, but nothing beats the real thing, hydrogen peroxide, for those pesky biological stains. A toothbrush and a bottle of hydrogen peroxide can help eliminate a multitude of biological stains including blood, grass, coffee, wine, chocolate, and other food stains. It may work on non-biologicals likeContinue reading “It Works! Hydrogen Peroxide Pretreater”

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”

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”