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Get Backpacks Back To Brand New

Posted on Sep 14, 2015

WWTL_Before&After Cleaning Backpacks INTRO

Back to school means back to book bags! And we know too well that carrying lunches, art projects, and pencil pouches can get messy. Follow this quick How-To and return your child’s backpack back to spotless.

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Before & After | Gwen’s Antique Pillowcases

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

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If your summer whites aren’t as bright as they were last June or if your sheets are beginning to have a yellowish tint, then you’re undeniably dealing with dinginess and yellowing! Such discoloration of fabrics is typically caused by the buildup of fiber, minerals in water, soap residue, or body oils.

Luckily, this fabric care concern is easily remedied with a few simple steps! Gwen shares how she brings the bright white back to her grandmother’s yellowing pillowcases.

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Before & After | A Travel Steaming Trick

Posted on Apr 8, 2015

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We love steaming to freshen garments and get out wrinkles, but often do not have a steamer handy when it’s needed most!

Lindsey was faced with this issue when she attended a friend’s destination wedding. A beautiful silk dress was packed and a heavily wrinkled dress was removed from her suitcase. Not a problem when you’re The Laundress, however! Here’s Lindsey’s trick for the perfect steam (sans steamer).

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Spring Clean the Bathroom | Grout & Tile

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

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Get Tricky Tile Truly Clean
Get ready for April “showers” by giving your bathroom tiles a nice, deep clean. Whether you’re experiencing staining, soap scum, or lime scale buildup, the solution is the same. The highly-effective (and completely nontoxic) combination of All-Purpose Cleaning Concentrate and All-Purpose Bleach Alternative, our oxygenated bleach solution, will banish tile blemishes in a breeze. Clean weekly to help make the process easier! If you’re not maintaining regularly, you might find yourself in the below situation…Tile can be some of the trickiest cleaning we do. Use these tips from The Laundress to get the clean you need.

In this before & after, a shower drain was clogged for a week which lead to unsightly soap scum buildup. To unclog and remove, we opted for a natural remedy.

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Before & After | Lindsey’s Moncler Jacket

Posted on Feb 27, 2015

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Don’t Dry Clean That Moncler!
No brand achieves the balance of utility and fashion quite like Moncler. Drawing inspiration from couture designs, their structured down jackets with the finest of trimmings often (and understandably) get pigeonholed into the category of a high fashion therefore “Dry Clean Only” garment. But we mustn’t forget that while the jacket does now “live in the city” it was actually “born in the mountains.” This iconic piece was (and still is) the top choice of world-renowned athletes and explorers and can withstand the harshest of elements. If this jacket can withstand the peaks of Karakorum to Makalu, it should certainly be able to weather a wash cycle! Moncler down jackets might say they’re dry clean only, but we can teach you how to wash them at home.

Learn a dry cleaning alternative to care for your Moncler with Lindsey…

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Experience the mystery stain remover

Posted on Jan 14, 2015

WWTL_Before & After | Removing Mystery Stains INTRO

You know those strange unidentifiable stains that seem to appear out of nowhere practically ruining what was otherwise an incredible night? Fortunately, we’ve got a solution that will unravel even the most inscrutable stains and make them disappear for good.

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