Astronauts on the ISS can't do laundry, and get 160 pounds of clothing per crew member shipped up to them each year.
If your shirt gets splattered with cooking oil or even motor oil, it's not doomed to the trash. Act quickly and soak up the stain with baking soda.
A dirty mattress can cause allergic reactions and breathing problems. Super Fresh Ltd. shows us how to deep clean a mattress from start to finish.
Commercial laundry companies in the UK told the BBC they were short of staff and swamped with deliveries. "It's getting quite bad," one said.
Lint buildup in your dryer vent can cause your dryer to run poorly and even lead to a house fire. Clean it out annually with a vacuum and a brush.
Silk is a material that requires delicate care. Follow these tips for washing and drying silk pillowcases at home to prevent damage.
Most down comforters can be machine washed and dried on a cool, gentle cycle. It can take hours to properly and thoroughly dry a down comforter, so plan ahead accordingly. To keep it fresh and fluffy between washes, use a cover or top sheet. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Most down comforters are machine washable, but there are a few things to keep in mind before tossing yours in - including how long it takes to dry.
While most pillows can be cleaned in a washing machine, buckwheat and memory foam must be spot-treated or hand-washed. Bed pillows should be cleaned once a season, while throw pillows can be done annually depending on use. Plan to change out bed pillows every two years – or when they […]
A TikTok user shared a hack for keeping laundry smelling fresh for longer without dryer sheets. She dunked a rag in a mixture of fabric softener and water, rung it out, and tossed it in the dryer. This is useful for reducing waste, but it can ruin clothes, professional cleaner […]
D.C. resident Karlin Younger found a pipe bomb while doing her laundry on January 6. The pipe bomb is related to a series of bomb placements around D.C. the same day as the Capitol attacks, according to TKTK The FBI has launched an investigation in response to multiple reports of […]
Studies suggest the novel coronavirus lives on cloth and fabric surfaces for up to two days. Experts say clothing is unlikely to be a major source of infection for the general public, since you’d still have to touch your clothes and then your face. But medics are taking extra precautions […]
As the public is encouraged to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, people are wondering how to safely do their laundry if they don’t have a washer and dryer. It’s not clear exactly how long the virus can live on fabric, but laundromats are unlikely […]
Business Insider has scoured the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to find the very best cutting-edge tech. The best smart-home tech we saw at CES 2019 would make Marie Kondo blush. FoldiMate’s laundry-folding robot takes the chore out of folding fresh clothes. Everyone hates folding laundry. But you […]
Caring about the quality of your clothes is normal. It is actually really easy to be doing small things every day that ruin your clothes. These are the things you are doing that are ruining your clothes. The right ensemble can make you feel unstoppable. But unfortunately, your clothing is […]
When was the last time you can remember that blue jeans were out of fashion? These pants have become an American icon, but how did they get that blue colour in the first place? Following is a transcript of the video. People have been wearing blue jeans for centuries. Originally, […]
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