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”

Laundry Don’t: Dryer Temps

It seems like such a simple thing: throw your clothes in the dryer, set it, and forget it, then come back to warm and toasty laundry ready to fold (or throw in the hamper… You know who you are). A lot of the time, you would be just fine doing just that, but not ifContinue reading “Laundry Don’t: Dryer Temps”

It Works: Liquid Fabric Softener

Of the regular laundry supplies many consumers use, I believe that liquid fabric softener is the least understood item in the laundry arsenal. Sure, it’s supposed to make your laundry feel really soft and make it smell very nice, but there is another really good reason to use fabric softener as part of your laundryContinue reading “It Works: Liquid Fabric Softener”

It Works! Pretreater Tip

Recently, I managed to get brake fluid on a pair of grey leggings. It broke my heart thinking that I would never be able to wear them, again, as I kept looking at the stains that mocked my favorite pants. I tried using water to dilute the spots, but that didn’t seem to tame theContinue reading “It Works! Pretreater Tip”

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton