Instructables: exploring - living - cleaning - clothes http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:55:05 PST BLOX v1.01 How to remove even more mildew from your high efficiency clothes washer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-even-more-mildew-from-your-high-effi/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:02:17 PST
Drying Clothes Easily In Hostels http://www.instructables.com/id/Drying-Clothes-Easily-In-Hostels/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:21:29 PDT
How To Make Cleaning Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Cleaning-Fun/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:07:16 PST
Homemade Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Laundry-Detergent-1-2/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:51:08 PST
How to do laundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-laundry-like-a-boss/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:30:11 PDT
Pulley-controlled clothes drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-controlled-clothes-drying-rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SMALL.jpg tcone I recently returned from a 3 month trip to New Zealand, during which I did a few weeks of wwoofing.  The folks at the first farm on which I worked, called Earthstead, had this super cool clothes drying system in/above their living room and I had to share it! The hooks on the wall allow you to secur...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:26:03 PDT
Removing Chewing Gum From Clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Chewing-Gum-From-Clothes/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 08:47:01 PDT
Hand-powered WASHING MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-powered-WASHING-MACHINE/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 20:29:41 PDT
Washing your clothes in the bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-your-clothes-in-the-bath/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2009 12:30:14 PDT
Lint roller in a pinch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lint-roller-in-a-pinch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/HQAC/FTM73MH3/FHVHQACFTM73MH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/HQAC/FTM73MH3/FHVHQACFTM73MH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/HQAC/FTM73MH3/FHVHQACFTM73MH3.SMALL.jpg numberandom Make an ad-hoc lint roller from masking tape. Just create a loop of tape (not too sticky) that fits losely around your four fingers and roll it along your clothes like a tank tread. Vroom vroom!
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:42:50 PDT
Window Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Cleaning/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 14:58:02 PDT
Keep Your Dryer Quiet http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-Your-Dryer-Quiet/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 17:36:14 PDT
Dorm Clothes Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Dorm-Clothes-Line/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2008 22:56:33 PDT
How to clean chewing gum stains from your clothes; it's easy ( + video inside) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-chewing-gum-stains-from-your-clothes/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2008 18:30:08 PDT
Clean the Chewing Gum Stains Easily from Your Clothes! Ridiculous Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-the-Chewing-Gum-Stains-Easily-from-Your-Clot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/J3K0/FG0GJ3LF/F5OJ3K0FG0GJ3LF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/J3K0/FG0GJ3LF/F5OJ3K0FG0GJ3LF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/J3K0/FG0GJ3LF/F5OJ3K0FG0GJ3LF.SMALL.jpg bluesman We all like and need chewing gum (ok, some people like TicTacs only :) ) but oh boy do we hate it when gum gets on our clothes. It happened to me, I sat right on a gum at a concert. I thought it ruined my pants. Tried to scrub it with a knife off, washed it afterwards... NO USE! Until I came across...
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Fri, 9 May 2008 18:22:50 PDT
Use a Timer on Your Washing Machine to Wash Clothes While You Are Gone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Timer-on-Your-Washing-Machine-to-Wash-Clothe/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 21:12:02 PDT
How to remove gum from clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-gum-from-clothes/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2007 19:53:44 PDT