Inheritance comes in all shapes and sizes: large sums of money, treasured heirlooms, secret family recipes like Granny’s shortbread or Uncle Bill’s BBQ rib glaze. Once in a while, an indispensable pearl of wisdom trickles down too, such as strange and wonderful ways to clean your home. Here’s a list of some old-fashioned cleaning tips […]
A few years ago, Samsung commissioned a study to address the bizarre phenomenon that happens when socks go into the washing machines, never to be seen again. The study concluded that in a single lifetime, people who do laundry lose a minimum of 1,264 socks! To add insult to injury, the cost for a lifetime […]
1) Use too much heat on delicate fabrics: With delicate items, if the heat is too high, there is a risk of melting fabric. Start with polyester, silk and other delicate fabrics and use the lowest setting.
2) Iron fabrics that are too dry: If a fabric is really dry and wrinkled, it’s important to mist […]
No matter who you ask, ironing is one of those chores we typically all try to avoid. We rarely ever dig out that chunky, awkward ironing board, to give our clothing a quick iron. If only there was a more convenient way to iron your clothing. Well, look no further! Thanks to the brilliant mind […]
For one reason or another, throwing a load of laundry into the dryer isn’t always an option. Whether your dryer is on the fritz, or the laundromat is closed, or you’re looking for a more environmentally friendly drying option, there are endless solutions that can help you dry your clothes without the use of a […]
It’s always wise to check the product care labels on your clothing and fabric items prior to putting them in the dryer, to make sure they remain in their original state. There are some general rules of thumb you can follow though, so here’s a guide to help you determine which fabrics should typically be […]
Ever watch – in horror – as a huge drip of tomato sauce lands on your white t-shirt?
Next time it happens, grab a can of shaving cream. It’s an effective and easy solution. The shaving cream helps dissolve the tomato sauce before it sets as a stain.
How to do it:
Apply shaving cream to the […]