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Vinegar as Laundry Detergent?

Dear Home-Ec 101, I really appreciate all the advice on your website. I was wondering if you would know whether it’s alright to use white vinegar as a laundry detergent. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Tart in Tahoma Dear Tart in Tahoma, The short answer is not if you want to have clean, fresh smelling…

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Laundry Supplies: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

Clothes can get clean with just the basic soap and water, but good laundry supplies make doing the wash much easier. There are many detergents, softeners, and accessories and we’d like to help you figure out which ones work the best for you. Following are articles answering reader’s questions and sharing tips that we have…

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Laundry Tips: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

It seems like anybody should be able to do laundry. Throw in some soap with some clothes and let the washer do it’s work. Theoretically that’s all you have to do. However, you can make your clothes -and your washing machine- last longer and look better by knowing a few more things about laundry basics.…

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