Articles about Laundry

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Free Vintage Laundry Bag pattern


Go old school with this vintage laundry bag pattern. Besides being a great place to stash your dirty undies, it would be a perfect way to keep diapers at hand in the nursery.

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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Cold Water Bleach Conserves Clothes and Energy

From Culinary net

Family Features) - Washing clothes in cold water as a way to save energy and money is a hot topic in households across the country. Simply turning the setting down from hot to cold water when doing your laundry can save up to 14 percent on annual energy bills.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, more than 80 percent of energy used to wash clothes comes from heating water, so switching from hot to cold helps save $.17 a load, or more than $60 a year. With more than 105 million households in the country, that adds up to more than $6 billion in savings.

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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Big, bad laundry monster doesn't have to rule your life

By Marla Cilley
For the Deseret Morning News

All of us have to do laundry. Some have only a couple of loads a week, while others have a dozen. It affects us all the same way; we put it off till it gets to be such a big job that we are paralyzed by the thought of it. This week we are going to tackle our laundry monster.

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Sunday, January 27, 2008

Clothes closet Declutter

It's the time of the season: summer's heat begins to wane as shorter days, cooler temperatures herald the coming of autumn. What better time to head for those dim, dark, cool closets?
A closet clean-out clears the decks for the new season and gives even the most frazzled home manager a feeling of accomplishment.
Whether in the children's closets or in your own, follow these principles for efficient, organized clothing storage: