Washer and Dryer

These days, living without a washer and dryer set is almost unthinkable. Here’s what you need to know to buy the right ones and keep them working properly.

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Why Bathroom Mats Shouldn’t Go in Your Washer

Bathroom mats should never, ever go in your washing machine. Learn why, and what to do when your bathroom mats and other bulky items need cleaning.

How to Wash an Electric Blanket

Before you snuggle up with your electric blanket this winter, make sure it's clean. Here's how to do it.


How To Clean Shower Curtains

Has it been a while since you cleaned your shower curtain? It might be high time to throw it in...


The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


Home Facts: This is How Long These Parts of Your Home Should Last

You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the...

9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...


Best Kitchen and Home Deals to Shop on Amazon Prime Day

You can still save big on kitchen and home goods you've always wanted (and some you didn't even know you...

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8 Best All-in-One Washer/Dryers

Check out this collection of the best all-in-one washer dryers to see which one can boost your laundry game the...


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All-in-One Washer/Dryer Buying Guide

If you've ever wondered whether all-in-one washer/dryers are worth it, read on.


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What Do Dryer Sheets Do?

Ever wondered how dryer sheets work? It's not magic. It's really quite simple.


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.

The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


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14 Things That Should Never End Up in Your Dryer

If you're short on time and in a rush, it's easy to just throw everything in the dryer from the...


How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...


100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home

Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...


Prevent Fires and Cut Your Energy Bill! Expert Guide to Dryer Ducts

On any top 10 list of home fire causes, you’ll find “clothes dryer.” But it would be more accurate to...

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14 Laundry Myths That Are Ruining Your Clothes

Your clothes and appliances will thank you!


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What Is a Styler Appliance and Can It Replace Your Washing Machine?

The LG Styler steam closet takes your laundry game to the next level, removing odors and wrinkles. But can it...


10 Best Laundry Baskets, Hampers and Sorters

Make laundry day more organized and less of a chore with these cleverly designed laundry baskets and hampers.


9 Things You Never Knew Your Dryer Could Do

If you’re only using that appliance to dry clothes, you’re missing out. Find out some more ways your clothes dryer...


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10 Laundry Room Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

Take care of these washer and dryer warning signs now to avoid costly repairs or replacement later.


How to Repair a Leaking Washing Machine

Fix the most common leaks yourself and avoid a $75 service call.


Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.


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Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer

Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?

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What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


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Best Electric and Gas Pressure Washers: Reviews and Buying Tips

Once you use a pressure washer, you'll know it's a tool you can't live without. We tested and provided 10...


22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...



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Outdoor vs. Indoor Dryer Vents: What to Know

When installing a dryer vent, which style should you choose? It depends on the type of machine and the location...


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8 Ways to Use Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

Dryer lint should be collected after each load of laundry to prevent a fire hazard. Here are some good uses...