How to Do Laundry: Fabrics, Stain Removal & More
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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 Clean a Washing Machine
It had been two years since my machine was cleaned well. Pro tip: Don't wait that long.
Sep 27, 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
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
The (Unexpected) Essential Item I Keep in My Small Kitchen
Why it’s a must-have, even in my limited 100-square-foot space.
Jul 3, 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
Vomit Isn't Washing Machine Friendly — Plus, Other Laundry Dos and Don'ts
Smelly washer crisis averted.
May 28, 2022
A Guide to How (and When) to Wash Your Towels
Because no one likes a scratchy, dingy towel.
May 27, 2022
How to Get Nail Polish Stains Out of Clothes
According to a laundry pro.
May 21, 2022
As a Mom of 5 Active Kids, These Are the Laundry Products I Swear By
Laundry consumes my life, but this arsenal helps me get it all done.
May 13, 2022
10 Over-the-Door Organizers for Your Bathroom That’ll Create Space Out of Thin Air
Maximize storage, even in small spaces.
May 3, 2022
The 9 Cardinal Sins of Stain Removing
Here's how to make sure you get a stain out without ruining your clothes.
Apr 22, 2022
I Tried the Fancy Detergent Trending on TikTok
Who wouldn't want to know what "laundry nirvana" feels like? Here's how it went.
Apr 16, 2022
The $2 Find This Pro Baker Swears By for Removing Stubborn Stains (Including Turmeric!)
It's a sensitive-skin-friendly (and delicates-friendly) stain-removing solution.
Apr 13, 2022
I’ve Used This Stain Remover on Everything from Clothes to Furniture and It’s Truly Magic in a Bottle
The spot cleaner that made me believe in cliches.
Mar 31, 2022
This Space-Saving Rolling Cart Is the Storage Solution I Didn’t Know I Needed
And I love the no-tools-needed assembly.
Mar 17, 2022
How to Hand-Wash—and Sanitize—Clothes At Home
If your only clothes-cleaning option is a laundromat, it's surprisingly easy to clean clothes at home instead.
Mar 17, 2022
My Boyfriend Introduced Me to This Commercial Steamer and I’m Never Going Back to Cheap Steamers
While it might be a bit of an indulgence with its $100 price tag, for me, it's well worth the money.
Mar 11, 2022
This Ingenious West Elm Hamper Is the Ultimate Hack for My Tiny Bathroom
And it's a Best List winner!
Mar 9, 2022
This Smart Tip Makes Washing Your Sheets So Much Easier
While there's nothing quite like slipping into a set of freshly-washed sheets, getting them to that freshly-washed state can be a bit of a chore.
Feb 3, 2022
The Only Thing You Really Need to Wash This Weekend
Weekend Projects
We're talking about the "clothes chair" and you probably know what we mean.
Jan 21, 2022
I Use This Miraculous Stain Remover on Everything and It Works Every Time (Bonus: It’s on Sale!)
It gets out red wine, blood, grease, sauces, and so much more!
Jan 20, 2022
The Best Clothing Steamers You Can Buy Right Now
These editor-tested finds will remove wrinkles in minutes.
Jan 19, 2022
Laundry Chutes Have a Dirty History (But I Still Want to Bring Them Back)
I've been thinking: Why the heck don't we have laundry chutes anymore?
Jan 17, 2022
Samsung Is Developing a Washing Machine That Helps Combat Microplastic Waste
Samsung says that the Patagonia collaboration is the latest in a long line of steps Samsung is taking to create long-lasting appliances that improve environmental sustainability.
Jan 8, 2022
This Portable Hamper is So Stylish, I Never Put It Away When Guests Come Over
This laundry basket made our Best List. Here's why I loved it.
Jan 6, 2022
Watch This Laundry Chute In a Single-Story House Teleport Clothes
Delaney Rose went viral on TikTok after she shared her single-level home’s most unique feature: a laundry chute that can teleport clothes.
Jan 5, 2022
6 Stain-Removing Tricks Costumers Swear By
To help you become a star stain buster, we asked seasoned costumers and stylists for their best tips and trips.
Dec 25, 2021
I’m Using My Throw Blanket a Lot This Season — Should That Change How I Clean It?
Like your furniture and your bedding, throw blankets need the occasional washing for maintenance and longevity.
Dec 22, 2021
Why You Should Leave Your Washing Machine Door Open
Appliances like washing machines are particularly sensitive to mold growth.
Dec 9, 2021
8 Expert-Approved Tips for Making Basement Laundry Less Miserable
From chic storage solutions to better lighting, here's how to upgrade a drab basement laundry space.
Dec 8, 2021
One Genius Way to “Declutter” All the Clothes and Sheets You Can’t Donate
A TikTok video has the perfect hack that's a win-win for you AND the environment.
Dec 1, 2021
The $40 IKEA Storage System that Changed Laundry Sorting Forever
Sorting laundry is my own personal hell. Until now.
Nov 29, 2021
Why Everyone Should Keep a Toothbrush in Their Laundry Room
It’s such a tiny addition, but it makes such a big difference — and it’s way cheaper and less wasteful than buying a whole new laundry brush.
Nov 27, 2021
I Tried This Miracle Soap That Swears It Can Remove All Sorts of Stains — Here’s How It Went
It's my go-to for stains — and keeping my hands super soft — from now on.
Nov 16, 2021
Make Your Laundry Room Feel Bigger With One Quick Switch
This TikTok blew my mind, and it might blow yours too.
Nov 15, 2021
How Many Sheet Sets Should You Own?
Well, it depends. But we came up with 10 different lifestyle scenarios (kids? allergies? access to easy laundry?) and asked experts to weigh in with a real answer for each.
Nov 9, 2021
This Sleek Hamper Holds Twice as Much as My Old Laundry Basket and Is so Much Easier to Carry
Sorry to my old hamper, but you've been replaced!
Oct 28, 2021
This Weekend is Your Chance to Catch Up on One Important Bit of Housekeeping
Weekend Projects
Believe me, I've tried the tricks to get it done in a regular routine. But it's still too overwhelming.
Oct 15, 2021
4 Ways Any Parent Can Tackle a Never-Ending Mountain of Laundry
Here are some tips to help you reclaim your couch for resting, not folding.
Oct 12, 2021
6 Laundry Tips for People Who Hate Laundry
They're designed to make your next load of laundry quicker, more effective, and — yes — even pleasant.
Oct 8, 2021