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Clothesline Drying

It’s International Clothesline Week! Using a clothesline is a tempting way to save money and energy; helping both the planet and your wallet. But with it comes some considerations that you don’t have when tossing laundry in the dryer. Here are a few things to keep in mind when getting...

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...

Want Your Clothes to Last Longer?

When it comes to doing laundry, sometimes we just get too busy to measure the detergent, sort colors and fabrics, or check clothes for stains before we throw them in the wash. It’s natural to want to just “get it done” but a few quick steps can help keep your...

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...

Be Cool, Wash in Cold

Did you know that about 90 percent of the energy your washing machine uses goes toward heating the water and that many clothing labels recommend washing in cool or cold water? ACI wants you to know that washing in cold water saves energy and your clothes because proper temperatures can...

Cleaning Survey Stats

Are you like most Americans and spend about six hours a week cleaning? Do you wonder if you’re cleaning too much or doing things the right way? If so, you’re not alone. Check out the latest stats from our National Cleaning Survey, learn what we clean most often, and pick...

Happy Thanksgiving from Our Nest to Yours

All of us at Clean and Happy Nest wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. Whether you’re hosting or traveling, we have everything you need to stay clean and healthy during what can sometimes be a chaotic time of year. Find out helpful laundry solutions for holiday stains. Go through our...

Tidy Tailgating

Fall and football are the perfect recipe for tailgate parties. And, tailgate parties and guests are the perfect recipe for sticky spills and stains. Two-four-six-eight who-do-we-appreciate? The person who remembered to bring these items along! Spot and stain remover stick or wipes for the inevitable drips Hand sanitizer Surface wipes...