These include cherry, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, cranberry, grape, watermelon (and all their juices); spices (curry); Kool-Aid; Tabasco; mustard; and grass. GENERAL TIP: Avoid letting these stains dry or heating them since this will cause them to set—it’s sort of like getting your hair colored and although the color fades and your gray starts to show, [...]
These include alcoholic beverages, red wine, beer, fruits and their juices (peaches, grapefruit, apple, lime, and orange), coffee, tea, soy sauce, soft drinks, tomato juice, perfume, felt-tip pen, and washable ink.
The five main stain groups—protein, tannin, dye, oil, and combo—are further divided into two groups as they relate to the types of stain-removing solutions that work: 1. Water-soluble stains 2. Non-water-soluble stains Simple enough, and in this case their names pretty much say it all.
Here’s how to minimize and perhaps avoid ironing altogether, which will also be saving energy. Way to go, accidental enviro-keeper! EXITO: Remove items from the dryer immediately. TOWEL DRY: Throw wrinkled stuff that’s been sitting in your drawer into the dryer with a damp towel to remove wrinkles. SPRAY ’N’ BUY: Use store- bought, spray-on [...]
There are some steps to drying your laundry, here are: DON’T OVERLOAD: Check your machine’s capacity so that you know how much you can put in at once. Though it may be tempting to stuff your dryer to the brim, if you exceed its limit your clothes won’t dry and you’ll need to repeat.