Laundry Appliances Use & Care Advice

Laundry Appliances

From washers and dryers to irons and steamers, we have user guides, shopping advice, cleaning and care tips, and more for all your laundry appliances.

Clothes steamer with steam releasing in front of rack of clothes
How to Use a Clothes Steamer
measuring the radius of a washer tub
Washing Machine Load Size: An Easy Reference Chart
16 Things You Should Never Put in the Dryer
A top load washer (left) versus a front load washer (right)
Top Load vs. Front Load Washer: Which Type Is Best?
Dryer Duct or Vent
Dryer Vents and Dryer Venting Basic Guide
dryer in a laundry room
Gas vs Electric Dryer Comparison Guide
vinegar, baking soda, and borax on an HE washing machine
Are Vinegar, Baking Soda, and Borax Safe to Use in HE Washers?
laundry hamper in front of a washer
How to Select Washer Settings for Clothes and Towels
Laundry room with focus on energy efficient washer and dryer.
What Are Ventless Dryers, and How Do They Work?
Cellphone, wallet and pen pulled from washing machine
10 Things You Should Never Put in a Washing Machine
laundry detergent alternatives
Emergency Laundry Detergent Alternatives
closeup of a dryer
How to Select the Correct Dryer Cycle
detergent made specifically for HE washers
Using Regular Soap in an HE Washer
person cleaning a front-load washer
Why Does My Front Load Washer Smell Bad?
person changing the temperature on an iron
Select the Right Setting for Ironing Any Fabric
steaming fashion
6 Surprising Uses for Garment Steamers
tools you need to iron like a professional
Tools You Need to Iron Like a Professional
laundry detergent pods on a towel
How to Use Laundry Detergent Pods Correctly
person pouring HE detergent into a washer dispenser
Can You Use HE Detergent in a Regular Washer?
Woman removing sheets from dryer in laundry room
How to Prevent Mold Issues in Your High-Efficiency Washer
leaky washer
Why Is My Washing Machine Leaking? Causes and Fixes
iron next to a white towel
How to Iron Without an Ironing Board
Laundry and dryer machine in tan-colored laundry room by window
How to Use a Clothes Dryer Correctly
person checking the expiration date on detergent
Does Laundry Detergent Expire?
front-loading washer
How to Use a Front Load Washer Correctly
Gas Dryer Installation
How to Select, Place, and Install a Gas Clothes Dryer
Mature woman loading clothes in washing machine
How a Front Load Washer Works
selecting washing temperature
The Best Washing Machine Temperature for Laundry
Empty clothes dryer with door open
Clothes Dryer Troubleshooting Guide
Front loading washer with door open wiped down by hand with gray towel
How to Clean a Front-Load Washer to Prevent Odors
Two old antique wringer washing machines sit rusting away in an abandoned barn on the plains of South Dakota
How to Find a Wringer Washing Machine
overloaded washer
6 Things You Never Want to Do to Your Washing Machine
person loading a washer
How to Sanitize and Disinfect a Washer and Dryer
Contemporary laundry room with basket of clean clothes.
How Does a Clothes Dryer Work?
full load of laundry
How Much Laundry Is a Full Load?
Top-load HE washer with lid open and folded yellow towels
Get the Best Results From a Top-Load HE Washer
Inside of dryer machine being cleaned with cloth
How to Remove Ink, Wax or Dye From Washer or Dryer Drum
Clothes in dryer
How to Disconnect, Move, and Install a Clothes Dryer
Washing machine next to basket with a pile of towels and wood shelving with laundry materials
How to Stop Your Washing Machine from Vibrating
Top-loading washing machine with clear door open
How a Top Load Washer Works
an iron on an ironing board
How to Clean an Iron: Part by Part
Laundry room with drying rack and white machines near brightly-lit window
10 Essential Laundry Room Equipment and Tools
Top loading washing machine with door open
What's Wrong With My Washer?
person loading a washer
How to Load a Clothes Washer So It Stays Balanced
Man steaming his jacket in bedroom at home
How to Select and Use a Clothes Steamer
laundry detergent in a measuring cup
How Much Laundry Detergent to Use
high efficiency laundry detergent in a hamper
Adding Detergent to a High-Efficiency Washer
Man cleaning lint trap on dryer
Troubleshooting Gas Clothes Dryer Problems and Repairs
long shot of a laundry room
Washing Machine and Dryer Safety in the Laundry Room
whirlpool cabrio washer error codes
Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Error Codes Explained
Common Samsung Front-Load Washer Error Codes
List of Samsung Front-Load Washer Error Codes
samsung front-load washer and dryer in laundry room
Troubleshooting Samsung Washer Problems and Repairs
Stacked Whirlpool washer and dryer with laundry materials in between
How to Troubleshoot Whirlpool Dryer Problems and Repairs
Iron on ironing board
How to Avoid Ironing Mistakes
an open dryer with those inside
Reasons NOT to Overload Your Clothes Dryer
lifting clothing out of the dryer
Washer and Laundry Troubleshooting Guide
cleaning a top-loading washer
How to Clean a Top-Load Washing Machine
homemade laundry detergent
How to Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent
Bubble level placed on top of washing machine with houseplant on top
How to Level a Washing Machine
High-efficiency white and metal washer machines
What Are High Efficiency Washers?