Spring Cleaning 101: How to Deep Clean Household Items
Rugs, curtains, and bedding require a deep clean every spring to remove dust and dirt. Learn how to tackle your household for this year's spring cleaning.
How to Iron a Dress Shirt the Dry Cleaner's Way
I'm going to show you how to iron a dress shirt. The results will have your husband convinced it came straight from the cleaners!
How Laundry Detergent Works
The average American family does 300 loads of laundry a year, and most use more than just water to get their clothes and linens clean. How do detergents help lift dirt, sweat and stains out of laundry?
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Does club soda really work on spills? Everyone "knows" club soda is the ultimate remedy for instant stain removal, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? Our 107-year-old professional trade association, the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), recently completed an in-depth study of the merits of club soda versus plain old water in stain removal, and as members, we're pleased to share their findings. The short answer is "yes" club soda can be a big help in the short term, but "no" it is not the end-all, be-all stain removal miracle it is made out to be. Read More >>
What do you do with your valuables? You take care of them. Why not do the same thing to your Persian and Oriental rugs? They are expensive and can last for many years and maybe for generations. The more you take care of them, the better they look and the longer they last in your home Here at www.rugidea.com we present you with some simple and general ideas for your rug protection, care and maintenance. For more precise and detailed instructions, please contact us or consult a professional. 1- Depending on the foot traffic, you should rotate your rug and turn it around maybe once a year for even and balanced wear. 2- Do not let your rug be exposed to direct sunlight. The colors will fade away through time. Use appropriate curtains…
What Really Happens at the Dry Cleaner?
The term dry cleaning is a bit of a misnomer. Learn what is involved in dry cleaning clothes and fabrics and dry cleaning tips.
Why We Should Be Covering All Our Buildings With Plants
Ivy creeping up the walls of homes and buildings, often seen on the oldest of homes thought to be deserted by humans and redeemed by nature, has long been admired. But a new trend has emerged that is anything but ancient. All over the world, buildings covered in vegetation and greenery are surfacing. There’s One Central Park […]
Your Essential Glove Guide for Fall, From Leather to Studded to Totally Elegant
Pretty soon it will be time to deal with the conundrum of glove-getting. Will yours be long and lean and pale as snow, or covered with shiny studs and grommets?
School Bus Safety: Back-to-School Tips for Parents
www.nsc.org/safety_home/SafetyObservances/Pages/BackToSchoolSafety.aspx Teach your kids how to stay safe on and around school buses as they head back ...
Sports Mom Laundry Tips
Whose idea was it to make baseball pants white? And for the sport to be played on fields of green grass and red clay? It wasn't a mom! Here are some helpful stain fighting tips for all the uniforms in your home