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How To Make Your Laundry More Sustainable

Laundry product consumers beware! From toxic detergents to polluting microplastics, learn how to spot imposters and make your laundry routine greener.

How To Get Laundry Detergent Stains Out of Clothes

It's easy if you act fast and follow these expert tips.

8 Eye-Catching Laundry Room Colors To Look Out For

Looking to lighten the mood in your laundry room? These refreshing colors make the wash-and-dry chore a little more pleasant.

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How To Use Bleach in Laundry the Right Way

Get your clothes spotless and bright with these expert tips.

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10 Things You Should Never Put in the Washing Machine

Some items can shrink in the washer, while others can be totally destroyed or even break your machine!

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Everything You Need To Know About Laundry Room Plumbing Codes

If you're building a new laundry room or renovating an existing one, you'll need to adhere to building codes that...

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How to Remove Dryer Burn Marks from Clothes

Scorch marks from the dryer on your favorite piece of clothing? In many cases, you can still salvage it. Here's...

Did You Know the Tune Your Washing Machine Plays Is a Real Song?

Next time you do your laundry, you can thank a classical composer for this catchy melody.

This Detergent Trick Will Completely Change Your Laundry Day — for Good

Don't throw away your "empty" laundry detergent until you try this money-saving hack. It's so simple!

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Organize a Laundry Room With These 6 Ideas

Increase laundry room efficiency with these simple storage and organization projects, like installing a laundry folding table.

How to Avoid a Flooded Laundry Room Upstairs

Prevent flooded laundry room damage from washing machine overflows and supply hose leaks with...

We Tried the Songmics Clothes-Drying Rack, and It Fits More Than One Load at a Time

The adjustable Songmics clothes-drying rack can handle heavy laundry loads, but it folds up flat.

Best Washing Machine for Your Cleanest Laundry Yet

Need a little help picking the best washing machine? Family Handyman has you (and your toughest stains) covered.

The Blueland Cleaning Kit Made My House Sparkle and Reduces Plastic Waste

You mean we can reduce our plastic consumption while still having a clean house? We're so in.

Our Favorite Towel Warmer Is More Than 20% Off on Amazon for Mother’s Day

Save more than $40 on the cult-favorite Zadro towel warmer, and give the gift of spa-like warmth this...

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7 Best Washer and Dryers for an Apartment in 2023

If you have the option, an apartment washer and dryer is a game changer. No more schlepping and paying for...

Laundry Detergent Sheets to Make Everything Smell Fresh

The days of excessive plastic packaging are coming to an end with the help of these companies and eco-friendly laundry...

Watch This Woman Create the Perfect Hidden Laundry Room

These hidden laundry room ideas are so smart. Here's how one TikToker concealed a tiny laundry room with a few...

What Is Laundry Bluing?

Discover how you can use laundry bluing to whiten your clothes or darken your jeans.

How to Wash a Down Comforter

Some of your bedding needs some special TLC! Skip the most common mistakes with these tips on how to wash...

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What To Know About Heat Pump Clothes Dryers

Heat pump dryers are recent crossovers from the European to the North American market. They're energy-efficient, compact and ventless.

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What New York’s Laundry Detergent Ban Means for Some Popular Brands

Many commercially available detergents were found to contain a probable human carcinogen.

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What Is Green Cleaning?

Some chemicals in our cleaning products contribute to health problems and harm nature. Here's what to know about the benefits...

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Are You Doing the Laundry Too Often?

The average family does 300 loads of laundry per year. How much time are you spending on this task? It's...

Can You Wash All Your Laundry in Cold Water?

Rising energy prices and rising environmental awareness has us thinking about how we can cut back. Cold water washing can...

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Here’s How Often You Should Wash Your Towels

How bad is it to use a towel over and over? Here's how often you should wash towels, where to...

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Everything You Need to Know About The Laundress Product Recall

Here's what you need to know about the luxe cleaning company's recall, and how to get your reimbursement.

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How Much Laundry Detergent Should You Really Be Using?

How much detergent do you use? It's probably too much. We talked with a laundry pro about this and other...

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Tips To Get Rid of Mold in Your Washing Machine

Washing machines take a lot of abuse — hard water, harsh chemicals, soccer uniforms. Keep these indispensable appliances mold-free with...

Is Laundry Stripping Worth Your Time?

Dingy towels getting you down? Detergents and fabric softeners weigh down fabrics, too. Strip them off with a new TikTok...

21 Top Rated Laundry Products on Amazon

These top-rated laundry products leave clothes fresher and cleaner than ever—with less effort on your part. If you're still using...