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I Got This $170 Portable Washing Machine to Prepare for Having a Baby, and It’s a Total Game-Changer for Renters
It easily fits a week's worth of adult-sized clothing.
Jan 31, 2023
This Sleek, Slim $18 Laundry Hamper Is a Must-Have for Super Small Spaces
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It's neater — and more stylish — than a laundry bag.
Jan 31, 2023
Top-Load vs. Front-Load Washer: Which Should You Choose?
Here's how to pick the best option for you and your home. 
Jan 28, 2023
8 Things You Always Do Wrong with Your Laundry
According to dry cleaning experts.
Jan 19, 2023
How to Make Hospital Corners on Your Bed in 7 Easy Steps
Enjoy crisp and clean lines with this bedsheet-folding technique.
Jan 14, 2023
How to Iron Your Clothes with a Hair Straightener
Sleep is good, right? So anything you can do to get a few extra winks in the morning is going to be a good idea. For instance, you could try to combine parts of your get-ready routine to save a little time and effort. Me? I swear by this trick: Before I use it on my hair, I use my flat iron to smooth wrinkles in my shirt.I find that my hair straightener does a great job of smoothing out small creases and wrinkles from my blouses and shirts.
Jan 2, 2023
This $10 Stain Remover Saved My Clothes
As a certified stain magnet, I can attest that it really works.
Dec 28, 2022
These Stackable (and Chic!) Laundry Bins on Amazon Will Corral That Pile of Dirty Clothes
You don't need a ton of floor space for these.
Dec 21, 2022
How to Get Melted Candle Wax Out of Clothes
According to a textile expert.
Dec 11, 2022
This Genius (and Cheap!) Laundry Trick Got Coffee Stains Out of My White T-Shirt
I found this effective way to spot clean clothes on Reddit.
Dec 8, 2022
How to Wash a Weighted Blanket
According to sleep and laundry experts.
Dec 4, 2022
This Brilliant $22 Accessory Keeps Folded Clothes Neat and Closet Shelves Organized
It's a must-have for homes with kids!
Dec 1, 2022
4 Easy Ways to Get Butter Out of Clothes
Julia Child once said, “With enough butter, anything is good,” but that doesn't necessarily go for your clothing.
Nov 25, 2022
The $22 Laundry Room Find You’ll Wish You Discovered Sooner (And It’s On Sale!)
No need to hire a professional cleaner!
Nov 18, 2022
I Just Found Out What the Samsung Laundry Song Is — And It's Weirdly Interesting
The surprising backstory for this washing machine tune.
Nov 18, 2022
5 Laundry Tips I Swear By After Years of Advice From Pro Cleaners
A cleaning writer shares the best tips she's learned over the years.
Nov 15, 2022
The Best Way to Clean Cashmere Sweaters at Home
According to laundry experts.
Nov 14, 2022
There’s One Stain that Bleach Can’t Tackle—In Fact, it Makes it Worse
It brightens white fabrics, gets rid of mold and mildew, and can be trusted to disinfect all kinds of germs. But there's one stain that bleach can't handle.
Nov 8, 2022
This Laundry Expert Never Uses Laundry Detergent—Here’s Why
If you're ready to take the leap to protect your wardrobe with a gentler alternative, the best move is just to start.
Nov 4, 2022
6 Things You Should Never Do if You Have White Sheets
We all know there's nothing like a set of crisp, white sheets—and our guess is, you want to keep yours that way.
Nov 4, 2022
I Tried Dryer Sheets, Dryer Balls, and a DIY Hack: Here’s What Happened to My Towels
Within each load was two towels: one brand-new towel straight from the store, and one older bath towel from my family's stash. Here are the results.
Nov 4, 2022
5 Hacks That'll Instantly Make Your Laundry Room More Functional
According to professional organizers.
Nov 4, 2022
9 Things You Don’t Know About Washing Your Gym Clothes
It doesn't take a gym rat to know that workout clothes—even if you don't wear them to workout—require special cleaning care.
Nov 2, 2022
How to Store Your Winter Clothes (So You Don’t Have to Wash or Re-Buy Them Next Year)
Tossing all your cold weather clothing in a bin or space bag might be a quick fix, but you won't be doing your future self any favors when chillier fall temps arrive.
Nov 2, 2022
My Mother-in-Law’s Simple, Space-Saving Towel Storage Trick
It makes organizing the bathroom closet so much easier.
Nov 2, 2022
I Could Never Get My White Sheets Really Clean, Until I Tried This 2-Ingredient Combo
I found one sheet-whitening method that sounded way too easy to be true, but I tried it, and it worked!
Oct 28, 2022
How to Drain a Washing Machine All on Your Own
Organize & Clean
Experts share how you can tackle this yourself.
Oct 23, 2022
This Stylish Amazon Hamper Actually Makes Me Excited to Do Laundry
And it's on sale now!
Oct 18, 2022
The Adorable, Small-Space-Friendly Clothes-Drying Rack That I’ve Used for Years (It’s a Must for Travel, Too!)
It's definitely worth your time, money, and storage space.
Oct 4, 2022
This $17 Laundry Find Completely Transformed The Way I Dry Clothes in My Tiny Studio Apartment
It's the definition of a game changer.
Oct 4, 2022
5 Tips for Living Life Without a Dryer
Although the idea of living without a dryer might sound itchy and scratchy — for many, it’s just a way of life. My husband and I don’t currently have a dryer in our home and aren’t big on drying things at the laundromat. Here are a few tips we’ve picked up along the way to end up with clothes that dry quickly and end up super soft! And guess what? Follow these suggestions, and your clothes can be hang dried and still soft, too!
Oct 3, 2022
This Was One of The First Things I Did After Moving Into My New Home
Among the top tasks on my laundry list of things to do.
Oct 3, 2022
Here's What Happened When I Put a Ball of Aluminum Foil in My Dryer
Would this TikTok hack really work?
Oct 1, 2022
This $3 Hack Makes Cheap Sheets Feel Like a Million Bucks
And you probably already have everything you need in your kitchen.
Sep 30, 2022
A Laundry Expert Tells Us How Often You Need to Wash Your Throw Pillows
It's time to take a break from all that close-knit nightly snuggling and give your throw pillows a wash.
Sep 28, 2022
5 Things You Shouldn’t Do with Fabric Softener
Fabric softener can be beneficial—but here are a few ways NOT to use it.
Sep 28, 2022
You Can Remove Any Blood Stain in 4 Simple Steps
The first step is: don't panic. The cleaning process isn’t as bad as you think.
Sep 28, 2022
This Fabric Care Scientist Debunks a Common Laundry Detergent Myth
It seems straightforward, but laundry comes comes with a learning curve.
Sep 28, 2022
How to Stop the Washing Machine from Walking
Is your washing machine taking a stroll around the laundry room? Washing uneven loads or resting the washer on uneven flooring can cause the appliance to vibrate excessively and move around the laundry room (scientists have labeled the behavior “walking”). In case you had any doubt, it’s totally not supposed to be doing that. But it’s a problem that has plagued front-loading washing machines for years. Here’s how to stop your washing machine from moving.
Sep 27, 2022
B&A: A Pro Organizer Beautifully Reorganizes Her Laundry Room Cabinets
It took her $125 and two hours to complete.
Sep 22, 2022
My $3 Secret Potion for Getting Faded Dark Jeans Back to Black in 30 Minutes
Even if your jeans don’t look all that faded, a black dye bath helps fill in worn areas around the seams and pockets, making them look new again in just 30 minutes.
Sep 21, 2022
This 3-Step, 2-Ingredient Technique Will Eliminate Any Musty Laundry Odors
You might think a simple wash cycle would lift that all-too-familiar musty smell, but you’d be very, very wrong.
Sep 21, 2022
B&A: 3 DIY Projects in 1 Day Made My Disaster Area Laundry Room Actually Usable
Some strategic storage helped me find space to corral cleaning supplies and make room for clothes folding, too.
Sep 18, 2022
A Complete Guide to Laundry Symbols
Here's an easy, printable guide that explains what those garment labels mean.
Sep 10, 2022
This Stain Solution Got Sauce and Wine Out of My Clothes and Saved My Favorite Dish Towels
It's earned a spot in my cleaning arsenal!
Sep 6, 2022
Powder vs. Liquid Laundry Detergent: When to Use Each One
According to a laundry expert.
Sep 4, 2022
This is How My Family of 5 Stays on Top of All Our Laundry
A simple yet reliable cleaning hack.
Sep 3, 2022
Joanna Gaines Makes a Case For Putting a Table and Chairs In Your Laundry Room
“There is something about the ordinary, the profound absence of performance in this space that lets me be my truest self.”
Aug 29, 2022
My Mom’s Magic Routine Saved Me From My Biggest Laundry Catastrophe
Now that I’m a parent myself, I’ve had to seriously level up my laundry game — I’ve called my mom to ask how to deal with everything from smeared raspberries on pajamas to vomit stains on the rug (welcome to motherhood, eh?).
Aug 27, 2022
How to Get Gum Out of Clothes
Feeling stuck? Here's how to get rid of it.
Aug 23, 2022
How to Get Vaseline Out of Clothes
According to laundry experts.
Aug 18, 2022
B&A: This Laundry Room Redo Takes it From Basic to Elevated
See this functional and stylish utility room transformation.
Aug 18, 2022
The Renter-Friendly West Elm Laundry Find That’ll Let You Dry Clothes Anywhere
Delicate clothes deserve their own spot to air-dry.
Aug 17, 2022
Here’s How Long You Can Leave Wet Clothes in the Washer, According to a Laundry Expert
Whether it's purposeful or accidental, what's the real truth about this practice?
Aug 16, 2022
Can You Stack Your Own Washer and Dryer?
Here's what an appliance pro has to say.
Aug 13, 2022
How to Get Crayons Out of Clothes
What to do when coloring goes outside the lines and onto your clothes.
Aug 10, 2022
How to Get Rid of Armpit Stains
Don’t let these marks ruin your favorite shirt.
Aug 8, 2022
The Stylish Magnetic Organizer That Adds Extra Storage in Even the Smallest Spaces
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Bonus: You can use it beyond the laundry room, too.
Jul 26, 2022
The $23 Amazon Find That’ll Help Extend the Life of Your Clothes
"I never thought that this product would really help. I’m a believer!! A customer for life."
Jul 22, 2022
This Cleaning Combo Actually Keeps My White Clothes White
It's great at removing all sorts of stains from hot summer days spent in the city.
Jul 17, 2022
How to Wash a Backpack
Get it cleaned before the school year starts!
Jul 15, 2022
20 Clever (and Stylish!) Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms
Finding practical yet attractive storage solutions and organizational ideas for kids’ rooms can feel like an uphill battle. This is especially the case if you’re trying to avoid major installations and custom work. However, there are plenty of brilliant kids room storage ideas out there on social media — and from Apartment Therapy readers — that will help you streamline toys, clothes, shoes, books, and other clutter with ease and style.
Jun 30, 2022
This Simple Decluttering Trick Totally Changed the Way I Shop for Clothes
And, it saves time on doing laundry too.
Jun 29, 2022
The $9 Gadget That’ll Improve Dryer Performance and Keep Clothes Lint-Free
This handy tool ensures better dryer performance — not to mention fire safety.
Jun 22, 2022
The $18 Laundry Room Find I Wish I Discovered Years Ago
Say goodbye to a sore back for good.
Jun 9, 2022
Bored With Your Laundry Routine? Try Hanging a Disco Ball, According to “The Laundry Guy”
According to Patric Richardson of the Discovery+ series “The Laundry Guy.”
Jun 9, 2022
Ever Wish Your Laundry Detergent Smelled Like Your Favorite Perfume? Now It Can
It makes curling up in your favorite blanket that much better.
Jun 3, 2022