The most common cause for mildew smell in the laundry is forgetting the load in the machine. However, it is not the only one. A dirty or old machine can also cause your clothes to smell musty. In this article we will share some quick fixes you can use to get rid of the musty smell, as well as some tips on how to prevent your laundry machine from smelling.
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Vaseline and greasy ointments are good for soothing the skin but can end up smeared on your clothes or other fabrics and cause oily stains. Oil-based stains can come from vaseline, food, greasy products, and even deodorants. Synthetic fabrics especially attract greasy stains and make them hard to get rid of.
The key to removing oily stains is quickly breaking down the oils. Even though cleaning such stains can be tough, it is possible by using common items that you probably already have at home.
Before you begin cleaning the grease stain, test the solution that you chose in a small, inconspicuous area. Make sure it does not cause damage or discolouration to the fabric. Always start by removing any blobs of vaseline or ointment by using a plastic scraper or a dull knife. Blot the stain with dry paper towels. As with most stains, the sooner you take action the easier it will be to get rid of the stain altogether.
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If washing the clothes in the house is your job, you want to get a laundry detergent strong enough to get rid of soiling, stains, and dirt. With the help of water and your washing machine’s cycle, a good detergent will be able to do all this. When it comes to cost, convenience, and performance they are not all the same. The main two types are liquid and powder laundry detergents and both are suitable for all top and front-loading washing machines, whether they are high-efficiency or not.
In this article, we will break down the main differences between the two types of laundry detergent for you. Keep reading to find out what they are and choose what works for you.
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When cleaning your clothes in the washing machine, you most probably add some sort of fabric conditioner. However, you probably don’t know that it is actually not a vital part of the cleaning process. Yes, commercial fabric conditioners are widely popular and the many years of marketing have probably convinced you that you must use them. In fact, it not only is not necessary but there are some downsides to using it. Here is what they are:
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