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How to Clean a Front Load Washer

Front load washing machines are efficient and stylish, but as with anything in our homes, should be cared for to get optimal performance. Here’s a quick ‘how-to’ for properly cleaning these amazing appliances. Wipe down (and dry) the inside of the washer with a clean sponge. It’s recommended that you...

Which is Better for Laundry – Hard or Soft Water?

Can the kind of water you have affect your laundry? You bet. It depends on the water’s softness or hardness. Soft water aids cleaning. Hard water poses some obstacles to cleaning. Hard water contains minerals (mostly calcium and magnesium) which react with soap to form a curd. Soap curd can...

Extending the Life of Your Clothes for Earth Day

Your laundry can help save the planet. When you take good care of your wardrobe, you can help the environment and toss fewer items for being faded or stained. Here are some tips that will help you keep your favorite clothes longer: Follow fabric care instructions – Those tags on...

Quick and Easy Ways to Love Your Laundry Room

Just because your laundry room is where you wash dirty clothes, that doesn’t mean it can’t be a pretty place to be in, as well as functional and safe for youngsters. Here are some simple things you can do to spruce up where you fold and stack. Put away (or...

Think Safety During Poison Prevention Week

If you’re spring cleaning like 75% of your neighbors, it’s a good time to keep an eye out for safety. In recognition of Poison Prevention Week, be sure look for things that should not be within reach of children and adults with Alzheimer’s or dementia. including cleaning products and other...

National Child Health Day

It’s National Child Health Day – a reminder for us all to focus on the health and safety of our kids and families. In addition to keeping germs, bacteria, and allergens at bay in our homes through routine cleaning, here are some other proven ways to help ensure our youngest...

Removing Ice Cream and Chocolate Stains with Enzymes

What is your kids’ favorite warm-weather treat AND the messiest food they eat? You guessed it: ice cream, of course. As we head into the hottest days of the summer – chocolate fudge and sprinkle season – here are some laundry tips for those inevitable ice cream drips! For treating...

How to Store Liquid Laundry Packets

Liquid laundry packets are convenient and easy to use. But look at them through the eyes of a small child: they’re bright, squishy and, let’s face it, kind of cool. Unfortunately, they’re also dangerous for small children who may be tempted to put them in their mouths. Liquid laundry packets...