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Hamper Damper Jan. 23, 2021

Katiedid Langrock

Four years ago, when I got my treadmill, the worker installing it said, "I see you got yourself an e... Read More

6 Reasons You Need to Add Vinegar to the Laundry Dec. 09, 2020

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When buying vinegar to use in the laundry, choose distilled white vinegar with 5% acidity. It's is a... Read More

Great Readers Share Their Best Frugal Tips Dec. 02, 2020

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Whether it's expensive meals out, pet hair in the car or mailing packages safely, my readers are alw... Read More

An Amazing Solution for Dingy, Gray Laundry Nov. 30, 2020

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The problem of dingy gray laundry is not foreign to my mailbox. In fact, it's a subject that shows u... Read More

How to Make Your Own Laundry Softener Nov. 03, 2020

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Fabric softeners — liquid added to the final rinse in the washing machine or softening sheets ... Read More

Laundroportal Oct. 10, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

My husband has been doing our laundry. He has always done our laundry, but lately, it has become sus... Read More

How to Make Wrinkle Releaser Spray Oct. 05, 2020

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Dear Mary: I've heard that if you regularly blow-dry your hair with an ordinary hair dryer set on hi... Read More

Solutions for Stains on Shirts and Windows Sep. 23, 2020

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From time to time, I reach into the proverbial "Everyday Cheapskate" mailbag and pull out a few of y... Read More

Another Batch of Great Reader Tips Sep. 14, 2020

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If you've ever asked yourself, "Is there one more thing I could possibly do with baking soda," or, "... Read More

More Ways Hydrogen Peroxide Can Make Your Life Easier Sep. 10, 2020

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Hydrogen peroxide is as harmless as it is powerful, and it's so much more than just a household clea... Read More

Technology Appreciation Day Apr. 09, 2020

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Before miracle timesaving inventions like laundry machines and hot water heaters, people spent hours... Read More

How to Brighten Dingy Laundry ... and More Reader Questions Jan. 14, 2020

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Dear Mary: While my daughter was on staff at a summer camp, she did not launder her bedding frequent... Read More

Fabric Softeners Are the Problem, Not the Solution Oct. 07, 2019

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In the laundry room, most of us are prone to overkill. We want beautifully clean, brilliantly white,... Read More

8 Surprising Ways Lemons Can Make Your Life Easier Sep. 17, 2019

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Several years ago, my son gave me the bounty from the two fruit trees that pretty much rule his back... Read More

Simple Secrets to Make Clothes Look Better and Last Longer Sep. 10, 2019

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You should see the big wad of lint I just plucked from the trap of my clothes dryer. Ack! Where does... Read More

13 Ways to Use Vinegar that Will Surprise You! Jun. 20, 2019

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It's cheap. It's available in every supermarket and home center in the universe. And it's so useful ... Read More

How to Use Wool Dryer Balls and Why You Should Jun. 10, 2019

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A previous column on fabric softener products struck a chord with thousands of readers. I know becau... Read More

Simple Solutions for 3 Common Laundry Problems Jun. 04, 2019

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What do stinky, yellowed and crayon-stained laundry items have in common? They're the reason lots of... Read More

How to Know You Are Using the Right Amount of Laundry Detergent Apr. 18, 2019

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As you know, and only because I do mention it from time to time, I get a lot of emails. If I were to... Read More

How to Remove Yellow Sweat Stains. It Really Works! Mar. 13, 2019

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If my inbox is any indication, yellow armpit stains on white shirts are a problem. And I've been avo... Read More