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How-To | Remove Stains and Odors from Shoes
Everyone who knows The Laundress knows that we're the experts in laundry and fabric care. But what you may not have known is that we've got the tips for cleaning your kicks too! Follow our steps to give sneakers a...
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Keep an eye on your inbox for personalized spring cleaning content and product recommendations tailored just for you. In the meantime, start with these spring cleaning top-sellers and handy cleaning shortcuts that you'll definitely want to read, do, and bookmark....
How To Care For Wool Blankets & Rugs
Between body oil, pet hair, dirt, and dust, the throw blankets and rugs that keep our homes cozy need regular cleaning just like our clothes. Our simple moves will give them a complete refresh, just in time for spring? GATHER...
Get The Skinny On Washing Dress Shirts Of All Colors & Fits
Laundering dress shirts at home can be done for a fraction of the cost of the dry cleaners - and without the chemical hazards and danger of weakened and scorched fabric. Follow these simple steps to keep your favorite shirts...
How-To | Laundry Tips for City Living
Big city, small laundry room (or no laundry room at all)? Cramped quarters don?t have to cramp your style ? you can still get your wash on without sending it out. Here?s how. Tip 1: Wash & Wear No washing...
How To Clean The Air Fryer and Instant Pot
Kitchen gadgets like Instant Pots and Air Fryers makes cooking in the kitchen simple, but unlike conventional pots and pans, cleaning them can get tricky. We mapped things out for you here. Gather these tools: Home Cleaning Heroes, Lint-Free Cleaning...
How To Clean An Air Purifier
Air purifiers work by drawing air through a filter that captures mold, dust, pet dander, and other impurities, then releasing the air back out. Cleaning yours on a regular basis will not only help it work more efficiently now, but...
On the Move with The Laundress Cofounder Lindsey Boyd
Whether you're moving on or moving up, getting into a new home can be stressful. Lindsey recently moved with the help of Smith Banfield, founder of Clear Space and member of The Container’s Store’s Contained Home service. Smith specializes in...
How To Remove Urine Stains
Your Baby's Clothing and Diapers Can Be Free from Stains They say you'll never believe how much laundry a baby generates, but still, you've been surprised, right? Second to spit-up, breast milk, baby pee and poop stains are the most...
How To Remove Pit Stains
On top of stubborn stains from wine, coffee, chocolate and so forth, one of the primary Laundress missions when we started this company was to conquer the "Pit Stain". This is a very common problem and a frustrating one at...
How To Ditch Dirt & Mud
Despite appearances, dirty knees and muddy elbows are sure signs of some good clean fun. When you and your family gets down and dirty, stubborn stains are all part of the game. Ditch dirt and give mud the boot with...
How To Clean Spooky Stains On Upholstery & Carpet
When monsters come to mash they leave spooky stains in their paths. Here are some magical solutions for cleaning everything – from pumpkin goo to sucker slime. Follow our special Halloween how-to. Note, when cleaning upholstery for the first time,...
Gentle, Yet Powerful Cleaning for Your Delicate Items
Dry clean only? No way. You've got this, and we can help. Nobody relishes the idea of wearing highly toxic dry cleaning chemicals against their skin along with their most delicate clothing items. Now there's a solution that is better...
Our Top 9 Favorite Ways To Use Sport Spray
Like a magic potion for activewear and workout gear, this mist should be a mainstay in everyone’s laundry lineup, whether you’re an athlete or not. Here, our favorite ways to use it. 1. Freshen sweaty athleisure 2. Deodorize sneakers, spin...
How To Clean the Toaster
We might not realize it, but we need our toasters! For all that a toaster helps prep on any given morning, it's bound to build up a crummy mess. Read on for our easy how-to guide to keep toasters in...
How To Tidy Up The Men's Closet
You may have seen some seriously beautiful lady's closets, but what about the dudes? Whether it's your man's closet or yours... organizing this area can be easy, fun, and require minimal containment (with the right tools and know-how). We caught...
How To Clean A House Dress
If you told us a year ago that house dresses would become part of our day to day wardrobe, we’d probably laugh. But it’s 2020 and it’s a year of so many firsts. Most of us are spending more time...
How To Freshen Formal Fabrics
Whether it's a wedding, birthday party, bridal shower or anything in between, keeping your outfit in good shape for the whole event is easier than you may think (with the right products and tips of course!). Follow these steps to...