Robby Wash: A Better Kind of Clean?

Robby Wash: A Better Kind of Clean?

I once took the advice of my Mom and tried substituting those prickly plastic Dryer Balls for standard dryer sheets. I liked the idea of keeping unnecessary chemicals away from my clothes (dryer sheets can have all sorts of toxic chemicals impregnated into them). What...
Robby Wash: A Better Kind of Clean?

Fighting Front Loader Odors

The saga of the smelly washing machine may have entered a new cycle. Tide — makers of spring-smelling detergents and equally fragrant fabric softeners — have come out with a Washing Machine Cleaner designed to eradicate the “malodor” that...
Who Will Wash the Washers?

Who Will Wash the Washers?

Do you have a high-efficiency front-loading washing machine? If so, be on the lookout for mold. This recently-published MSNBC.com piece investigates the increased likelihood of mold growth in front-loaders. Unlike top loaders, which see most water evaporate after a...
Who Will Wash the Washers?

Washer/Dryer Tips from Whirlpool

There are simple steps you can take to extend the life of your washer and dryer and keep them running at peak performance. Product experts at Whirlpool suggest: Leave the lid open after each wash, which allows the basket to air-dry and get rid of residual water. Clean...
Robby Wash: A Better Kind of Clean?

Tiny Washing Machine

Scrounging around for laundromat quarters was the single biggest downside of apartment living for me. I wish I had the Wonder Wash then. The Wonder Wash is a portable washing machine that fits on your countertop. Its tank is capable of holding 7 to 8 dress shirts, 30...
Who Will Wash the Washers?

Best Product Name I’ve Seen Lately

Do you have stinky pants? It might be your washer if Smelly Washer is to be believed. Apparently, detergents and fabric softeners can build up in the washer and create a foul odor. I didn’t believe it until I asked around the office and a co-worker reported that...