How to Make Sure You are Using the Right Amount Laundry Detergent

As you know, and only because I do mention it from time to time, I get a lot of email.

Hanging jeans upside down is a great laundry tip to save time and money every day

This is Why You Should Start Washing Your Clothes Inside Out and More Laundry Hacks

I love to do laundry. I’m crazy that way. And I enjoy discovering ways to do it more efficiently—and by

Help! My White Laundry is Coming Out Dingy Gray

Stinky Laundry, Smelly Machine: How Nasty Germs Survive in Your Washer and What To Do About It

If you assume the inside of your washer is the cleanest place in your home because you put detergent through

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17 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets that Have Nothing To Do with Laundry

Apparently, I’m a slow learner. I can’t think of another reason why it took years to associate my sons’ and

How to Recover the Length of Shrunken Jeans Plus More Great Reader Tips

If you’ve ever experienced the heartbreak of shrinking your favorite pair of jeans to a length that would make them

Help! My White Laundry is Coming Out Dingy Gray

Help! My White Laundry is Coming Out Dingy Gray PLUS Which Size Instant Pot?

If you’ve ever sent perfectly functional household linens or

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How to Get Yellow-Stained Bed Pillows White Again

Favorite bed pillows get a lot of use every night. We keep clean pillowcases on them and don’t think much

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Ask Me Anything: Candle Wax Removal, Laundry Sanitizer, Heavy-Duty Window Cleaner

Perhaps it’s happened to you: A many-candled birthday cake or lovely candle centerpiece go awry, leaving you with a mess

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A Simple Solution for Gross, Smelly Towels

If my inbox is any indicator of what’s going on in the world, and I believe it is, smelly towels

All You Need to Know to Make Your Own Wool Dryer Balls

Whenever I write about the benefits of using wool dryer balls in place of laundry softeners, I

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Using Hydrogen Peroxide to Remove Stains

Faithful readers will recall a reader tip earlier this week, in which Julie shared her simple

Forget the dry cleaner; launder down comforter yourself

Forget the Dry Cleaner: How to Wash a Down Comforter

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s okay to wash your down comforter without taking it to the dry

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Ask Me Anything: Lease or Buy, Laundry Detergent Confusion

Pop quiz: What do car leases and laundry detergent have in common? Both can be confusing! Just ask today’s readers

How to Remove Rust Stains from Just About Anything

If there’s one subject that shows up in my inbox more often than any other, it has to be rust.

Wash Them Rarely and Other Secrets to Make Jeans Last Longer

Finally, you found a perfect pair of jeans. They fit great and feel fantastic. Basically, you want them to last

Simple Solutions for 3 Common Laundry Problems

What do stinky, yellowed and crayon stained laundry items have in common? They’re the reason lots of people write to

Ask Me Anything: Concrete Stains, Yellowed Whites, Power Toothbrush

Every day when I open my inbox, I find dozens, if not hundreds, of questions from the audience. Want to

Great Reader Tips: Recycle Home Chef Packaging, Laundry Stains, Remove Stuck-on Stuff

Just when I think I’ve heard every possible tip and trick for how to do things cheaper, better and faster,

A Couple’s Guide to Common Money Myths

The wedding was complicated and expensive. But it’s over and you are ready to settle back and enjoy your new