Infographic: The Ultimate Guide to Laundry

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Only walkers from The Walking Dead can wear dirty clothes. We’re not living in a zombie apocalypse (yet) so wearing stained and dirty laundry is completely inexcusable. When your pile of worn clothes is starting to become bothersome, here are three foolproof ways of getting rid of those hard to remove “The Walking Dead”-like dirt and stains. Crossbows and katanas not needed. 1. Removing blood This is a great laundry tip for Rick and the rest of his group. If you get cut or bruised and a bit of blood gets transferred on your clothes, there’s a way to remove fresh stains easily. Soak the clothing in ice cold water before throwing it in the washing machine with laundry detergent. Cold water will loosen the stain while hot water will only set...

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Only walkers from The Walking Dead can wear dirty clothes. We’re not living in a zombie apocalypse (yet) so wearing stained and dirty laundry is completely inexcusable. When your pile of worn clothes is starting to become bothersome, here are three foolproof ways of getting rid of those hard to remove “The Walking Dead”-like dirt and stains. Crossbows and katanas not needed. 1. Removing blood This is a great laundry tip for Rick and the rest of his group. If you get cut or bruised and a bit of blood gets transferred on your clothes, there’s a way to remove fresh stains easily. Soak the clothing in ice cold water before throwing it in the washing machine with laundry detergent. Cold water will loosen the stain while hot water will only set...

Washing Laundry, The Walking Dead Version

Only walkers from The Walking Dead can wear dirty clothes. We’re not living in a zombie apocalypse (yet) so wearing stained and dirty laundry is completely inexcusable. When your pile of worn clothes is starting to become bothersome, here are three foolproof ways of getting rid of those hard to remove “The Walking Dead”-like dirt and stains. Crossbows and katanas not needed. 1. Removing blood This is a great laundry tip for Rick and the rest of his group. If you get cut or bruised and a bit of blood gets transferred on your clothes, there’s a way to remove fresh stains easily. Soak the clothing in ice cold water before throwing it in the washing machine with laundry detergent. Cold water will loosen the stain while hot water will only set...

Laundry Services on Wheels!

There’s a new laundry and dry cleaning service in town and the company is called “Wash Cycle Laundry”. What’s so special about “Wash Cycle Laundry” is the marriage between laundry services and the company founder’s love of bike culture. The company provides next-day laundry and even dry cleaning services. Because it delivers laundry via two wheels, customers are enticed to make use of the company’s eco-friendly services. The company was first launched in Philadelphia but made its way to Washington, D.C. for its first operation. In D.C., “Wash Cycle Laundry” operates from Pan American Laundry located in Mount Pleasant. They cover a 3- to 4-mile radius service area of which Pan America Laundry is the...

Laundry Detergent Theft on the Rise

Instead of money, jewelry and other more valuable goods, Tide is at the top of the list of the latest retail theft. Retail thieves have hit stores to steal the most unlikely of items: laundry detergent. Laundry detergent is being sold on the black market for a third or two-thirds of its retail price, according to Metro Police. Selling detergent for lesser price on the streets mean quick cash  for peddlers and thieves. Every year, there is an increase in crime rate related to laundry detergent. According to Metro Detective Chris Archer of the RAPP, or Retail Apprehension Prevention Partnership team, his team has about 90 arrests under their belt for retail thefts. The most popular laundry detergent brand being stolen is Tide and other items like shampoo and...

3 Laundry Mistakes You Think are Right

There is a bit of art and science when it comes to doing the laundry. No one does laundry the right time the first time – sometimes, the first year! Whether you’re a college student away from home or a new mom tasked to do the weekly laundry at home, you want to catch your laundry mistakes and correct them. If you are self-taught in the ways around the laundry room, here are some of the things laundry experts say you might be doing wrong. Throwing in your swimwear in the washing machine. The washing machine is our go-to appliance for washing clothes. Sometimes, clothes that are meant to be hand-washed are thrown in the machine. Swimwear should not be one of them. You think going for a gentle cycle while it’s in a mesh bag makes it right but it...