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How can I de-funkify these towels?

How can I de-funkify stinky towels & clothing items? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 28, 2007 - 26 answers

Where is there a full service laundromat in Quincy, MA?

Does anyone know of a good full service laundromat in Quincy or Milton in Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by pikaboy202 on Jul 25, 2007 - 0 answers

Over the shoulder boulder holders

How do you take care of bras so that they stay in the best shape for the longest?
posted by arcticwoman on Jul 2, 2007 - 25 answers

Blotchy laundry

Laundry filter: A lot of my clothing comes out of the washing machine with white blotches. [more inside]
posted by Oriole Adams on Jun 18, 2007 - 10 answers

How do I get dry erase marker stains out of towels?

How do I get dry erase marker stains out of rags/towels? [more inside]
posted by Fuka on Jun 7, 2007 - 5 answers

How can I get old silly string out of my shirt?

Does anything get old silly string out of, say, my favorite shirt? [more inside]
posted by BlackLeotardFront on May 31, 2007 - 5 answers

One Sharpie to Rule Them All!

What's the most permanent marker pen in the universe? [more inside]
posted by clango on May 30, 2007 - 13 answers

Keep your pets away, I might accidentally vacuum them up whole.

This shirt is a black hole for lint. Please help. [more inside]
posted by sellout on May 25, 2007 - 3 answers

Stain Removal Tips

Advice on removing a stain from my canvas bag? [more inside]
posted by piers on Apr 11, 2007 - 6 answers

Laundry stains = creatures?

Have you seen illustrated decals that embellish laundry stains and turn them into "creatures"? [more inside]
posted by gusset on Apr 10, 2007 - 3 answers

Want that fresh pressed look

How can I get that fresh pressed look for my clothes without breaking the bank? [more inside]
posted by JujuB on Apr 4, 2007 - 10 answers

how do i keep my workout pants from getting so stinky?

What can I do to keep my workout pants from getting so stinky so fast? [more inside]
posted by nevers on Mar 15, 2007 - 28 answers

Jeans are turning my legs blue!

I recently bought new jeans, but they turn anything that rubs against them blue -- including my legs and hands! I've already washed them, to no avail. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by goingonit on Mar 5, 2007 - 18 answers

Let's make life fun and easy.

What small indulgences or habits do you have that make your life so much easier? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Dec 29, 2006 - 62 answers

Dryer sheet conundrum

How can I prevent/elminate static cling without dryer sheets? [more inside]
posted by gregoryc on Dec 27, 2006 - 13 answers

Laundryful in Seattle.

I have washed my last load of laundry. Never again. I'm looking for a good laundry service that will pick up/drop off in West Seattle, or if you don't know about Seattle share with me your tips/nightmares for finding a good laundry service.
posted by crunchyk9 on Dec 14, 2006 - 2 answers

Deodorant goo removal?

What will dissolve deodorant/antiperspirant goo? [more inside]
posted by sentient on Dec 9, 2006 - 15 answers

Two decades of practice later, I'm still no good at keeping the food off of my clothes

Stain-on-favorite-shirt-filter: Is my favorite button-down oxford still salvageable? [more inside]
posted by roomwithaview on Dec 7, 2006 - 13 answers

How can I fix stretched-out hand holes on my sleeves?

How can I fix stretched-out hand holes on my sleeves? [more inside]
posted by mikespez on Dec 7, 2006 - 7 answers

Class A's that don't look crappy?

My friend (new military wife) needs help with regard to her husband's Class A uniforms and laundry days. There is more inside. [more inside]
posted by sperose on Nov 28, 2006 - 11 answers

Amazing Dryer Balls!

"Amazing Dryer Balls"...anyone use them? Do they work (as a replacement for chemical-y dryer sheets)? [more inside]
posted by tpl1212 on Nov 12, 2006 - 14 answers

Your laundry has overstayed its welcome.

How long is "too long" to leave your laundry in a washer or dryer in a laundromat/apartment laundry room setting? What do you do when you need to do laundry and find that someone has left stuff in a dryer? [more inside]
posted by drstein on Oct 20, 2006 - 51 answers

How can I get my white sheets white again?

How can I get my white sheets, er, white again? [more inside]
posted by autojack on Oct 17, 2006 - 12 answers

24 Hr Laundromat in Seacoast NH/Southern ME

Looking for a laundromat in coastal NH, southern ME, that's either open 24 hours or at least opens 6am or earlier. [more inside]
posted by Soulbee on Sep 20, 2006 - 1 answer

Washer-Dryer Specificity Help Needed

Finding a washer and dryer by depth or other specs: any websites that can help? [more inside]
posted by miss tea on Aug 14, 2006 - 2 answers

Get my whites back to whiter than white!

A treasured white T-shirt (with logo) has gone from bright white to dull blue thanks to an errant blue T-shirt... [more inside]
posted by badlydubbedboy on Aug 8, 2006 - 6 answers

Laundry Hacks, apartment edition

Doing laundry sucks. Doing laundry in an apartment, with two elderly machines that are always either broken or in use sucks more. Anyone have any laundry hacks? [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on Aug 7, 2006 - 21 answers

Why does washing my colored clothes make them blotchy so often?

What's causing my clothes to occasionally come out of the wash with blotchy spots where the dye has been lightened/removed? [more inside]
posted by cadge on Aug 2, 2006 - 13 answers

Smelly Silk Sweater

How do I get the fishy smell out of a silk (well, silk and cashmere blend) sweater? [more inside]
posted by chickletworks on Jul 11, 2006 - 5 answers

Laundromat/Bar in San Diego

Good combination bar/restaurant/laundromat in San Diego? Preferably in a half hour radius of downtown, but I'm open to pretty much anywhere in the area. [more inside]
posted by zabuni on Jul 1, 2006 - 2 answers

Letting go

How do I get my husband to let go of old boxers and socks? [more inside]
posted by chicken nuglet on Jun 14, 2006 - 37 answers

Save my blazer!

Laundryfilter: Stain remover stained my favorite blazer? The dry cleaner has failed. Help! [more inside]
posted by amber_dale on Jun 13, 2006 - 2 answers


How do I keep cat fuzz from balling up into lintballs on all my laundry? [more inside]
posted by zadcat on Jun 11, 2006 - 9 answers

Help me be lazier but learn something in the process!

Laundry status / notification system; Please help me find a creative, high/low tech way to retrofit the community washer and dryer with remote progress info [more inside]
posted by AllesKlar on Jun 9, 2006 - 21 answers

Many shades of grey

How do I keep my blacks black? [more inside]
posted by purplefiber on Jun 5, 2006 - 24 answers

Cleaning clothes in cold water

Does cold water laundry detergent get everything properly clean? Really? Honest? [more inside]
posted by rosemere on Apr 21, 2006 - 23 answers

Fading clothes mystery

Why are my darks fading? Is it the washer, dryer, temperature, detergent??? [more inside]
posted by traderjoefan on Mar 15, 2006 - 16 answers

Best washer/dryer

Any advice on the best values on new washer and dryers? [more inside]
posted by vianetman on Feb 1, 2006 - 18 answers

How do I make a t-shirt softer?

How do I make a t-shirt softer? [more inside]
posted by anjamu on Jan 30, 2006 - 18 answers

How do I get gasoline out of my clothes?

How do I get gasoline out of my clothes? [more inside]
posted by luneray on Jan 29, 2006 - 8 answers

Laundry Origami

My all of my cotton shirts seem to perform origami in the wash and I can't recover them. What's happening? [more inside]
posted by twine42 on Jan 25, 2006 - 18 answers

Facilitate eco-friendly hooking-up!!

Need pick-up lines for human powered laundromat [more inside]
posted by bumpkin on Jan 15, 2006 - 32 answers

Laundry woes

LaundryFilter: Help me get rid of a mystery green stain! [more inside]
posted by sanitycheck on Oct 19, 2005 - 6 answers


I just bought a Liz Claiborne sweater at Goodwill for five bucks. I forgot to check-and sure enough the tag says "Dry Clean Only." Since I am cheap, this is not really an option. And since the garment was cheap I am not afraid to take a risk. So-any suggestions from you folks about how to launder this thing at home?
posted by konolia on Oct 17, 2005 - 21 answers

What happened to my sheets?

My brand new expensive sheets are already fading, and I don't know why. [more inside]
posted by clearlynuts on Sep 12, 2005 - 4 answers

Red is an asshole

I have an awesome polo shirt with a white collar that got accidentally tossed in with a red shirt that bled all over everything in the load. Most of the other stuff was either jeans or house tees, but is there any way to salvage this collar without ruining the rest of the shirt?
posted by saysthis on Sep 11, 2005 - 7 answers

How to get clean shirts to not develop stale smell?

How can I keep the clean t-shirts hanging in my closet from getting that stinky/stale/sour smell? [more inside]
posted by RoseovSharon on Sep 10, 2005 - 13 answers

Ink stain treatment after a laundry cycle?

A load of laundry i just took out of the dryer appears to be completly ruined. I left a ball point pen in a pocket and it went thru the washer/dryer spilling all of it's horrible blackness all over my clothes. Is there any hope????? Any suggestions for attempting to treat them? I've googled for it but only found treatments pre-wash.. I never thought i would have such an attachment to clothes but a few of them are new and a few of them have sentimental value from a few triathlons I have done.. any help would be MUCH appreciated!
posted by joshgray on Aug 23, 2005 - 19 answers

Can I hand wash my clothes in the bathtub?

Can I hand wash my clothes in the bathtub? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Jul 26, 2005 - 14 answers

Apartment appliance puzzle game

Help me with my laundry/dishwasher/anti-plumbing grand master plan? [more inside]
posted by leapingsheep on Jul 24, 2005 - 9 answers

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