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How to wash and dry oxford shirts?

I am a very frequent wearer of Oxford and madras mens' button-down shirts (particularly from J. Crew; admittedly not the highest quality anymore, but they're relatively affordable compared to other ...
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Manual showering?

I am looking for ways to "shower" comfortably without having running water. So I have some water in a vessel and I have a place where I can get that water onto myself (and it is okay to ...
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How do I wash and soften a sheepskin rug?

How do I wash a sheepskin rug? I am catsitting, and the cat peed on my fairly large, long-haired sheepskin rug. The wool is real, not imitated. I put it in the washing machine on the wool-program (30 ...
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How can I restore my garment's colour after I washed it with black colours?

I have got a 100% cotton dark blue and light blue pyjama on 40 degrees. I just washed its top with my black T-shirts. It clearly became darker because I can compare it with the trousers. Is there a ...
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How to wash dirty underwear?

I was sick and pooped a bit on my underwear (a bit of diarrhea) How do I clean this? I suppose I shouldn't put it into the washer with other underwears and wash at 30C? Most of my underwears say "...
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How do I properly clean my watch bands?

It's summer again and my watch bands start to stink after a few days wearing them. I have many of them, but I am at a loss in terms of coming up with a good process for properly deep-cleaning them. I ...
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Given that I get a urinary tract infection (UTI) when I wash my gym clothes with laundry detergent, how should I wash them?

I run/jog quite a lot everyday, and sweat quite a lot. Most of my physical gym clothes are the usual polyester gym shorts and gym shirts. In autumn/fall/winter, I usually wear the usual sweat pants ...
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How to get off moisturizing soap quickly [closed]

When I wash my hands with liquid hand soap (Dial, Softsoap or any other brand), it doesn't get off quickly. I believe thats because of the moisturizing element (to prevent drying hands). If you have ...
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How do I prevent clothing from getting stained in the washer or dryer?

We get stains sporadically appear on specific articles of clothing. The stains appeared on brand new Patagonia brand sweater that we washed for the first time as well as an older t-shirt. The other ...
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Clothes are still dusty after full cycle

Ok, this issue plagues my life. It's been months I haven't had clean clothes, it's not a joke. I'm in quarantine and work from home. My clothes remain dusty even after: Manual Shaking Washing+Drying ...
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How to protect a washing machine from weather?

My washing machine is a bit older, it has a steel or iron body (I can't differentiate between iron and steel but I am 100 % sure that it is not plastic). Actually the tyres of my washing machine were ...
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How to stop embroidery ink from spreading onto a white lab coat?

I'm having the hardest time keeping my white lab coat clean without the embroidery ink fading/spreading. Any tips? I wash in cold water and dry on low heat.
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Using liquid detergents for a pre-wash cycle with a powder only detergent drawer

I've found that liquid detergents give the best results in my AEG lavamat washer dryer. These work well when I want to do a normal wash, I just pour the liquid into the supplied ball, pop it in the ...
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