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Temperature Guide

You Don’t Need Hot Water to Get Clothes Clean

When it comes to how you wash your clothes, you probably learned growing up that laundry should be sorted by color and washed at different temperatures. But according to experts from Consumer Reports, the traditional rules of laundry have changed....

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Laundry Basics

Laundry Tips to Help Fight the Cold & Flu

With cold and flu season in full swing, we’re providing some laundry guidelines to help minimize the risk of the bug going household-wide. But laundry detergent will take care of that, right? Not quite. Use more detergent? Definitely no. You...

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Laundry Chemistry

Laundry Chemistry

Dirt and stains typically consist of particles such as minerals from soil, protein and other organic matter from living things, or bits of black carbon. The particles are trapped on cloth fibers by grease and oil, which cannot be dissolved...

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Stain Removal

Chocolate

Soak in warm water or cold water. An enzyme soak product may help. Brush area vigorously with a paste of detergent and hot water. Sponge with a borax or vinegar solution.

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Green Laundry

Remove Lint

If you use the dryer, clean the lint trap before starting your dry cycle. Dryer lint build-up can restrict air flow and cause poor dryer performance. With a dirty lint trap, your clothes will take longer to dry — and...

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