Laundry Tips for Beginners

Learn to how to sort your laundry, choose the correct temperature setting, pre-treat stains, dry clothes properly and more.
different types of laundry detergent
The Best Laundry Detergent: Liquid, Pods, or Powder?
basket of laundry on a mattress
Learn How to Disinfect Laundry for Bacterial and Viral Infections
bras and a delicates bag
Learn to Wash Women's Clothes Like an Expert
Hands loading sneakers into the washer
8 Things You Should Never Put in a Washing Machine
Someone polishing athletic shoes
How to Wash Tennis and Athletic Shoes
laundry detergent alternatives
Help! No Clean Clothes and I'm Out of Laundry Detergent
Baseball caps hanging from a hook
How to Clean and Care for Baseball Caps
detergent made specifically for HE washers
Why Using the Wrong Detergent in a High-Efficiency Washer Matters
Baby clothes laid on white wooden surface around a white Tide laundry detergent bottle
New Addition? Check out These Top 5 Baby Laundry Detergents
new clothes hanging on a rack
Do I Need to Wash New Clothes Before I Wear Them?
container of borax next to a stack of towels
Discover 6 Reasons to Add Borax to Your Wash Loads
laundry basket, tissues, and teddy bear on top of a mattress
Disinfect Laundry Correctly to Prevent Spread of Flu and Viruses
Black and blue embroidered clothing on white marbled surface with cotton swabs and detergent
Keep Your Embroidered Clothes and Accessories Looking Great
Laundry basket filled with towels and detergent
Prevent Bubble Overload in a High-Efficiency Washer With HE Detergent
laundry detergent pods on a towel
Are You Using Single Dose Laundry Pods Correctly?
person pouring HE detergent into a washer dispenser
Can HE Laundry Detergent Be Used in a Regular Clothes Washer?
A colorful quilt hanging on a clothesline
How to Clean and Care for Vintage Quilts
Laundry and dryer machine in tan-colored laundry room by window
Are You Using Your Clothes Dryer Correctly?
basket of laundry and detergent
So How Does Laundry Detergent Really Work?
person checking the expiration date on detergent
Does Laundry Detergent Expire?
Laundry Hamper
7 Laundry Hacks (That Absolutely Don't Work)
Laundry detergent and fabric softener sheets next to laundry basket
7 Must Haves for College Laundry
Bedbugs on a bed sheet
How to Wash Laundry Infested With Bedbugs
spoonful of baking soda
Get Stains out of Your Clothes With Common Household Items
Zote soap
Zote Soap: the Hard to Find Multi-Purpose Soap
A straw hat hanging on a trellis
How to Clean and Care for a Straw Hat
White lab coat being rubbed together with laundry detergent bottle on side
Keep Your Lab Coat Looking Great
full load of laundry
What Is a Proper Full Load of Laundry?
Orange Tide laundry detergent container next to Tide pen, scrubbing brushes and laundry basket
Discover the History of Tide Laundry Detergent
Karate uniform shirt and belt handing on wooden shelf
How to Wash Martial Arts and Karate Uniforms
Laundry room with drying rack and white machines near brightly-lit window
Discover 10 Essential Laundry Room Tools That You Should Have
care label with laundry symbols
What Do These Laundry Symbols Mean?
Tan fabric with floral cross-stitching
How to Clean Cross-Stitch Pieces Safely
Iron passing over white shirt with black polka dots and starch
Use Laundry Sizing and Starch to Sharpen Your Look
satin garment on a drying rack
Keep Your Satin Clothes and Sheets Silky
Someone holding a stack of clothing near a sink
How to Clean and Care for Delicate Clothing
rubbing foil on clothing
Avoid the Embarrassment of Static Cling
Red shirt in white laundry basket
This Is Why Colorfast Fabric Matters When Doing Laundry
mixing a laundry bluing solution
What Is Laundry Bluing and How Do I Use It?
large hole in clothing
What's Causing These Holes in My Clothes?
pouring liquid detergent into a measuring spoon
How to Use HE Laundry Detergent Correctly
line-dried laundry
The Top 10 Reasons to Line Dry Laundry
homemade laundry detergent
How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent
spray starch next to an iron
Homemade Economical Spray Starch
Woman folding clothes
Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Laundry Questions
pregnant woman buys washing powder
How to Find an Earth Friendly Laundry Detergent
washing soda in a jar
Do I Need Washing Soda?
Bath towels, washing powder, fabric softener and wooden clothespins
Do Concentrated Detergents Really Work? Don't I Need to Use More?
smelling laundry
How Should Clean Laundry Smell?
Wool sweater on wooden surface next to woven basket and plastic bottle
Why Are My Clothes Shrinking? (I Have Not Gained Weight!)
A row of colorful jeans
Want to Dye Your Jeans? Here's How
Laundry separated into different baskets by color before cleaning
Everything You Didn't Know About Laundry
bleach and baking soda for clothing whitening
Is Bleach or Baking Soda Better for White Clothes?