Dealing with Post-Camping Laundry

  The camping season is winding down in Utah, and snow will soon make most popular sites inaccessible until next spring. For many of us, Summer camping in Utah is a yearly highlight, and those cool evenings in the Uintas can be well-nigh restorative. As much as we love camping, unpacking and doing laundry after…

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How much time do we spend doing laundry?

How long does it take to wash a load of laundry? Dry it? Fold it? Put it away? For a single person living alone, the task of laundry-doing probably doesn’t take up every free minute, but it might be more time than you think, or that you want to calculate. Let’s break it down and…

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Laundry: what else is there?

Twenty hours a month. That’s how long the average individual spends on laundry. While twenty hours a month might not sound like a magnificent sum of time, when broken down, it shakes out to about 45 minutes a day. Now, 45 minutes a day sounds pretty significant. That’s almost two entire episodes of Friends (or…

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Properly Cleaning Your Ski & Snowboard Clothing

As we pass the half way point of Spring, it is safe to say that the ski and snowboard season has come to an end. Even for those lucky enough to catch a few spring weekend day runs at Snowbird or Alta here in Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon, it is now time to say good…

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Why You Should Dry Clean Your Blankets and Comforters

Why You Should Dry Clean Your Blankets and Comforters

If you’re like most people, you want to do everything in your power to ensure that your home environment is as clean and attractive as possible. You probably run your quilts, comforters, and blankets through your washing machine on a regular basis in order to keep them clean and help keep dust mites down. However,…

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6 Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Easier

6 Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Easier

It’s almost springtime! The air outside is warming up bringing back greenery, flowers, and fun. That also means the bug to clean out your home might be biting you soon. Get set to clear out that clutter, dust off those window sills, and give your house the thorough cleaning it deserves so you can get…

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3 Tips for Quickly Removing Stains

Sometimes you get a stain that you have to remove quickly but you’re in no place to do so. You or the people you’re don’t have stain remover handy, or you’re at home and you don’t have any yourself. Here’s a few tips for quickly removing stains: Order the drink that can remove a stain…

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Tidying Your Clothes with the Popular KonMarie Method

If you’re someone who thinks about managing clothes and laundry, you may have already heard of the KonMarie method. This method is named after its founder, Marie Kondō, a professional organizer from Japan. She writes in her book that she became very interested in organizing at–get this–only five years old. Since that time, she’d made…

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How Does Dry Cleaning Work?

How Does Dry Cleaning Work by RedHanger

We all need to do laundry at one time or another. Typically laundry includes using soap and water to remove soil from our clothes. The soap suspends the dirty particles until we rinse our clothing with water and carry the soil away leaving fresh, clean clothes. In dry cleaning however, a cleaning solvent is used…

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How to Remove Set-In Grease or Oil Stains In Clothes

Whereas fried food may pose a significant risk to your health, cooking and vegetable oils combined with their greasy residues will pose a substantial hazard to your clothes. Although the stains may not look like something serious since they aren’t bright, they tend to weaken the fabric making your clothes easy to tear. Grease, on the…

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How to Clean and Care for a Leather Jacket

Most articles of clothing can be cleaned in a washing machine. Shirts, socks, underwear — it’s nearly effortless to simply throw them in and the let the machine work for you. Not all types of clothing can be cleaned with such ease. There’s an article of clothing that requires an extra level of attention while…

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