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HOW TO REMOVE EITHER FRESH OR 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. The key…

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HOW TO CLEAN WHITE FABRIC SHOES

With proper care, your favorite white fabric shoes will surely maintain their gorgeous structure and comfortable inner supports. Unfortunately, nothing stops dirt from accumulating on the surface and transforming your beloved shoes into a hot mess, especially because white shoes are remarkably easy to get dirty. Also, since they’re made of cotton they are highly…

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HOW TO CLEAN FAKE LEATHER COUCHES

Fake leather, faux leather, pleather — regardless of the name you use, this leather substitute lets you enjoy the look of leather without all the expense. To keep your furniture looking fresh and clean, however, it’s critical to know how to handle stains. Here is what you will need: Dish soap Laundry detergent Spray bottle…

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3 Laundry Organization Tips for Families

Doing laundry for an entire family can be a full-time job for any one person. The only way to survive the deluge of dirty clothes in a busy house is to delegate the massive chore out to each member of the household. As children go from toddler to kid, parents can teach them to pitch…

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Winter Laundry; Don’t get Buried in an Avalanche

Winter brings snow, sleet, and piles of wet, soggy laundry. A quick walk to the mailbox can yield a heap of wet socks, drenched jeans, and soaking shirts. While some of us might be tempted just to shove all this extra laundry under the bed (not that we would…for shame…), wintery dirty clothes don’t have…

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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, the unpacking afterwards can be a…

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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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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 with 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…

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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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