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
7 Laundry Tips for People with Sensitive Skin
Having sensitive skin isn’t just a health issue; it’s a lifestyle. It can impact what cosmetics you buy and what materials you wear. It can even influence the way you do your laundry.
Oct 4, 2021
5 Ways to Take Your Cleaning Routine Outdoors and Enjoy This Weather
Definitely don't spend all your perfect weather energy on cleaning, but also don't let the weather go to waste, even when you have to clean.
Oct 4, 2021
Before & After: This $540 DIY-Filled Laundry Room Redo Looks Way More Expensive
Before, the homeowner's laundry room "was dark and cold with no windows," she says. Now, it's a black and white beauty. Not to mention, it's much more functional.
Oct 3, 2021
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5 Quick and Easy Laundry Tips That Will Make Wash Day Less of a Chore
We’ll let you in on a laundry secret: Wash day doesn’t have to be complicated. Most people make doing laundry more difficult than it needs to be with excess products, treatments, and clutter. Try adding some of these clever moves to your repertoire instead. They’ll make laundry day much simpler, plus get your clothes cleaner in the process.Mesh laundry bags are great for delicates like bras, but you’ve already got an excellent alternative in your linen closet.
Oct 1, 2021
Experts' 8 Greatest Hacks of All Time for Organizing Your Dresser Drawers
Next to a closet, a dresser can be the ultimate storage hero. But with all the room available in a drawer-filled hulk of furniture, there’s also ample opportunity for clutter to accumulate.
Sep 29, 2021
You Won't Believe the Random Items People Have Found in Their Laundry
If you’ve ever picked up your clothes from the laundromat or taken out your laundry from your own dryer only to spot something that didn’t belong, then you know how surprising and potentially unsettling it can be.
Sep 27, 2021
This 5-Step Method is the Best Way to Declutter Your Clothes
Decluttering Cure
This method helps you make the best choices about the things you love having in your life and in your wardrobe.
Sep 25, 2021
This Innovative Wash Bag Solves One of My Biggest Laundry Problems
It can sit in the car for hours without releasing a scent!
Sep 21, 2021
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Put in the Laundry Machine
Doing the laundry is all about repeating best practices. But sometimes it’s okay to rethink your tried-and-true washing routine.
Sep 20, 2021
One Good Thing: The Simple Effective Hand Powered Breathing Mobile Clothes Washer
Welcome back to One Good Thing! This week I got a tip from a friend that there was a new trend around washing your clothes at home with this thing called the Breathing Mobile Washer. At first, I was skeptical and I also thought it looked like a plunger, but then I tested it and found it to be a surprisingly smart new tool for the home. Why?
Sep 17, 2021
How to Clean Vintage and Recycled Clothes, According to Experts
The next best thing to scoring a fantastic secondhand find is being able to make it last. 
Sep 15, 2021
This Popular Laundry Hamper Doubled My Bathroom Storage Without Taking Up Extra Space
The shelf makes this double hamper a 3-in-1 deal!
Sep 13, 2021
No, You Do Not Need to Get Rid of Your "Laundry Chair"
You know the one: that beautiful, decorative chair you splurge on for the corner of your bedroom. It’s sleek, it’s sophisticated, it makes you feel like the has-it-all-together lead heroine in a Nancy Meyers flick — and it’s truly impeccable at collecting clothing.
Sep 13, 2021
The 10 Worst Stains, Ranked — and How to Get Them Out
From chocolate to red wine to paint to makeup, a lot of substances can become a headache once they come into contact with clothing. But how do they stack up against each other? 
Sep 6, 2021
4 Reasons That Stain Isn't Budging (and How to Fix It)
If you learn to avoid these pitfalls, you'll greatly increase your chances of rescuing your favorite shirt.
Sep 6, 2021
When the World Feels Like It's Devolving into Chaos, Fold Some Socks
During the pandemic, I began ritualizing the sorting of the socks, turning it into a meditative, mindful moment.
Sep 1, 2021
10 Tips You Learn About Laundry in the First Year of Parenthood
While there’s no way to make washing a mountain of baby laundry fun, there are little tricks that will make it bearable. And luckily, new parents like nothing more than sharing their hard-earned words of wisdom. 
Aug 30, 2021
3 Myths About Washing Denim That Too Many People Believe (Plus 2 That Are True)
If you want your investment pieces to last, it’s a good idea to practice extra care when washing your denim—but not everything you hear has merit. Here, we asked laundry experts to set the record straight.
Aug 30, 2021
I Ditched My Ironing Board for This Space-Saving Find — And It’s Only $15!
Finally: a suitable surface to iron your clothes that doesn't hog space.
Aug 27, 2021
7 Reasons a Steamer Is Better Than an Iron
While they technically accomplish the same thing—de-wrinkling your clothes—steamers and irons have quite a few differences.
Aug 23, 2021
6 Smart Ways to Get More Useable Space Out of a Tiny Linen Closet
These smart strategies can make even the most chaotic linen closet look a little less cluttered.
Aug 23, 2021
A Viral TikTok Expert on How to Fold the Hardest-to-Fold Clothes and Linens
The organizer extraordinaire’s TikTok videos, in which she details genius ways to simplify your laundry routine and fold the most stubborn pieces of clothing, have earned her 1.5 million followers. 
Aug 23, 2021
The Internet Is Obsessed with “Laundry Stripping” — but There’s an Easier Way to Get Cleaner Towels
This expert says if you’re doing your laundry correctly, you shouldn’t actually need to strip it.
Aug 23, 2021
2 Laundry Techniques You Need to Know if You're Tie-Dying This Summer
Your usual stain-removing techniques don't really work with tie-dye.
Aug 23, 2021
7 Unexpected Ways Smart People Sort Their Laundry
You should choose whatever method seems to fit your lifestyle and your wardrobe.
Aug 23, 2021
When You Rinse Your Swimsuit in the Shower on Vacation, Is That... Enough?
We asked a laundry expert, and he gave us two hygienic methods for washing swimwear away from home: the proper way, and the easy way.
Aug 23, 2021
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This New Washer and Dryer Will Change How You Do Laundry
Technology hasn’t advanced quite enough to bring us robot butlers who do our laundry, but it’s come close: Smart technology has totally revolutionized how we wash clothes. The days of meticulous measuring and wondering, What is this button for? are gone, and we’re glad to see them go. It’s time to introduce smart tech into your laundry routine.Samsung smart washers and dryers aren’t just tech for tech’s sake.
Aug 20, 2021
70 People Sent Me Stain Removing Tips. More Than a Third Praised This Product
According to these fans, the common kitchen staple is a stain-removal powerhouse — and that goes for essentially any type of stain, from greasy salad dressing to set-in avocado.
Aug 18, 2021
5 Hacks for Dealing with Sand in Your Clothes
Here’s how experts purge grit from their clothes and prevent it from popping up in unpleasant spots — including the washing machine.
Aug 16, 2021
How to Get Rid of Grass Stains
A four-step playbook for removing grass stains after a rowdy day outdoors.
Aug 16, 2021
B&A: A $1,500 IKEA Closet Redo Looks Completely Custom and Seriously Luxe
A walk-in closet is a hot commodity. Obviously, if you draw that dream ticket, you'd like your walk-in closet to actually be functional, not just a large room of minimal organization opportunities.
Aug 16, 2021
6 Ways to Make Changing Your Bed Linens a Little Less Painful
Why is it that getting into a freshly made bed is one of life’s simple pleasures, but the process of removing and putting on new bed linens feels like such a laborious chore?
Aug 16, 2021
Designing a Laundry Room? Don’t Forget These 9 Things
I went straight to the pros — that is, people who design, launder, and organize for a living — to get their takes on the essentials for any laundry room space.
Aug 16, 2021
7 Ways to Store More in Really Small Closets
While you can’t simply increase your place’s square footage to ensure that all of your things have a home, you can get creative.
Aug 16, 2021
8 Genius Laundry Tips from a Butcher, Potter, and Other Frequently Stained Pros
Eight people who work in and around what could be considered “messy” professions, from a potter to a plumber, a butcher to a drag performer, share their tips and tricks for avoiding stains while on the job and dealing with the cleanup when the clothes hit the laundry room. 
Aug 16, 2021
Do You Really Have to "Lay Flat to Dry’"?
Laundry experts explain why some clothing tags suggest laying flat to dry in the first place, if you can get away with ignoring the instruction, and how to truly best go about drying these items.
Aug 16, 2021
You Should Pour Vinegar into Your Washing Machine — Here’s Why
Is there anything you can't handle with vinegar?
Aug 12, 2021
A Dry Cleaner Wants You to Stop Making These 6 Common Stain-Removing Mistakes
You remember the time that dollop of meat sauce landed on your white shirt and you started rubbing it vigorously with seltzer to try to get the stain out? That might not have been your best move.
Aug 12, 2021
There’s One Laundry Step I Always Skip, and It Cuts My Folding Time in Half
It doesn't matter if you're doing laundry for two or seven, there's one nagging thing that turns the task into a chore and something that takes longer than it needs to: inside-out clothes.
Aug 12, 2021
Your Detergent Bottle Is Working Against You — and Your Wallet
As it turns out, the majority of people have probably been using far too much laundry detergent for far too long.
Aug 12, 2021
7 Laundry Products You Need to Prolong the Life of Your Clothes
Keep your clothes looking like new with these tips.
Aug 10, 2021
This Is the Worst Time to Do Your Laundry (At Least in Some Cities)
When it’s dreary outside, I usually hunker down and do household chores. But not anymore!
Aug 10, 2021
There Are Three "Levels" of Laundry, According to Cleaning Experts
You might want to do laundry differently, depending on your household's health.
Aug 2, 2021
If Your White Shirts Have Yellow Collar Stains in the Summer, Here's the Culprit
Ever do a load of laundry after a day outside and notice a weird, yellow ring on your shirt collar that you just can’t seem to get out? Here's the fix.
Aug 1, 2021
I Added One Tiny (Free) Thing to My Closet and Instantly Started Decluttering My Clothes
In my time as a fashion editor, I’ve tried famous methods of decluttering for stories, and even had professionals re-organize my entire closet. Nothing has ever worked as well as this.
Jul 21, 2021
This TikTok-Famous Luggage Organizer Makes Packing and Unpacking Clothes so Much Easier (and Reduces Wrinkling!)
If you think unpacking is a chore, this one's for you!
Jul 23, 2021
One Good Thing: How To Remove Odors from Clothes with Vodka (of all things!)
Welcome back to One Good Thing, where we keep rolling! You know why? Because we’re having fun and you all seem to keep clicking on us, so that’s as good a reason as I’ve had since Covid began to keep doing anything. AND we love to be helpful.
Jul 22, 2021
This $9.99 Odor Remover Has Made Even My Dirty Laundry Smell Good
It's affordable, non-toxic, and absolutely effective.
Jul 21, 2021
Are Dishwasher and Laundry Pods Messing with Your Machines? Experts Weigh In
Turns out, there are pitfalls to pod life. The question becomes: Are self-dosing dishwasher and laundry pods actually worth all the hype? If you want to keep using pods for the convenience factor, here’s what experts say about making sure those pods work for you.
Jul 21, 2021
Tide and NASA Are Making a Laundry Detergent Suitable for Space Travel
NEWS
How on earth (or rather, off Earth) do astronauts do laundry?
Jul 20, 2021
Laundry Detergent Comes in SHEETS Now — And They’re Ridiculously Amazing
They take all the guesswork out of laundry day!
Jul 14, 2021
8 Rope Laundry Baskets for Stylishly Sorting Linens, Blankets, and More
Give your plastic hamper a break with one of these cute picks.
Jul 8, 2021
This Tilted Washing Machine Wants To Save Your Back on Laundry Day
Instead of squatting or bending down to load and remove clothes, you simply have to open the tilting door and drop your laundry in.
Jul 2, 2021
Chelsea Handler Just Sparked a Massive Celeb-Fueled Debate About Folding Towels
NEWS
Curious how your favorite celebs prefer their towels folded?
Jun 24, 2021
This Ingenious Laundry Basket Collapses to Save Space — and Has a Surprising Second Use
If you live in a small space, this is for you!
Jun 10, 2021
This TikTok Hack Makes it Look Like You Can Hang 10 Shirts in 10 Seconds
So I tried it — and timed it!
May 26, 2021
This $20 Solution Let Me Channel the Dream of Line-Drying My Sheets in Fresh Air
I wanted to harness the power of the sun to help whiten my sheets, and for the breeze outside to infuse them with the scent of fresh air.
May 17, 2021
Um, Why Do Laundry Baskets Have Holes?
Here’s my train of thought: Wouldn’t it be easier if laundry baskets were just big, solid plastic tubs so we could also use them to pre-treat or pre-wash dirty stuff? Here's the answer.
May 16, 2021
5 Things You're Doing Wrong When You Wash Your Laundry
This applies to A LOT of your warm-weather wardrobe. And probably your cleaning cloths, too.
May 13, 2021
I Tried that T-Shirt-Collar Laundry Hack from TikTok
Can you see the difference in the photos?
May 9, 2021