Clothing and Laundry Tips

Clean Soft Clothes and How to Use Natural Products to Soften Clothes.

Laundry 101: Part 6 – Using Fabric Softeners

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You about Fabric Softeners Fabric softener is a combination of chemicals that are used to make clothing softer and reduce static electricity. I have long loved the “fresh from the dryer” smell of clean laundry, but I’m not a fan of adding commercial preparations to soften my clothing. That goes…

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Woman Adding Laundry Detergent to Washing Machine, How to Use Efficiently.

Laundry 101: Part 5 – Using Laundry Detergent

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You about Laundry Detergents When choosing a laundry detergent, check the appliance manufacturer manual for the best type of detergent to use in your washing machine. Many new washing machines require HE (high efficiency) detergent in order to properly clean and rinse the soap out of your clothing. HE detergent…

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Clean Clothes Washed with Laundry Boosters and Water Softener.

Laundry 101: Part 4 – Laundry Boosters and Water Softeners

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You about Laundry Boosters and Water Softeners Laundry boosters or water softeners are additives that soften and condition the water to help make detergent work more effectively, keep your clothes from looking dingy and help remove that powdery residue that washing in hard water can leave on your clothes. Hard…

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Woman with Load of Bright White Clothing.

Laundry 101: Part 3 – Brightening Whites

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You about Getting Your Clothes White Brightening white clothing is a little more than dumping a bunch of bleach in the wash. Bleach works well to brighten whites, and works great on cotton, but it can also ruin your clothes if not used properly. Chlorine bleach is highly alkaline, and…

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Man Giving the Thumbs Up to His Clean White Tshirt

Laundry 101: Part 2 – Removing Stains – Different Stains, Different Cleaning Solution

What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Removing Stains After many years of cleaning, we’ve learned some important things about the cleaners we use, and this impacts how we clean laundry and remove stains. There’s nothing really complex or earth-shattering about it. But why on earth should getting laundry clean and removing stains be hard? In…

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Business Man Eating Jelly Donut Slopping Jelly on Tie.

Laundry 101: Part 1 – Stains – Stain Types and Removal Methods

Everything Your Mom Didn’t Tell You About Stains No matter how hard you try to keep up with it, the fact is there will always be dirty laundry piling up in your home. It’s a never ending race against time. Most of us don’t enjoy doing laundry; washing, drying or folding! I get it, I’m…

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Clean Towels Washed with Some of Mrs. Cleans Favorite Laundry Products.

Mrs Cleans Favorite Laundry Products

Is Your Skin Sensitive to Laundry Products? Before I get down to my favorite laundry products, let me briefly tell you a something that happened to my daugther. My daughter went through a period of having extremely sensitive skin. She would break out with random skin rashes, hives, and other breakouts. In the beginning, we…

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Laundry Products Used for Conquering Laundry Day.

Tips for Conquering the Laundry

How to Make Laundry Day Easier What is it about laundry that makes it one of our least favorite chores? I mean, it’s fairly easy to put the clothes in the washer and then transfer those clothes to the dryer, right? We can pretty much walk off and do other things while the clothes are…

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Boys Sports Team Wearing Team Sports Jerseys.

How to Wash and Care for Sports Jerseys

Caring for Sports Jerseys If you have athletes in the family, chances are they come home with some degree of dirtiness on their jerseys. These jerseys are the ones they will be wearing for the sports season and possibly longer so it’s good to know how to keep the clean. For sports jerseys to look…

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Salad with Dressing that can Create an Oily Stain.

Removing Grease Stains from Clothing

Removing Grease or Oil Stains from Clothing My kids have always been a little accident prone when it comes to getting food from their plates all the way to their mouths. Those little drips and drops of greasy gravy or oily salad dressing at dinner time are becoming a bit of a family joke –…

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