If you are not good at laundry, you probably end up with messed up colours after each load. If you feel like it is time to put an end to this vicious cycle of ruining your clothes. The key to do that is to know how to properly separate the clothes before tossing them in the washing machine. If you manage to separate your clothes, you will be able to minimise abrasion and colour transfer. Not only will their colours stay intact, but you will prolong the life of your clothes.
Before sorting all your garments, it is best to read the fabric care labels and follow any specific instructions that are mentioned there. For example, if the label says dry cleaning or hand washing only, do not put this garment in the laundry machine even if you are using low temperature and a gentle cycle. Even though most minor mistakes can be fixed (you can unshrink your clothes, for example), it is best to avoid them in the first place.
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If you have children, you probably know that a clean home is not something that is so easy to maintain. However, as soon as your children get a bit older, you can start teaching them how to help you around the house. That will not only benefit you but also teach them how to be organised and tidy from a young age. In fact, tidying up after your children when they are completely capable of doing it themselves, is rather problematic.
Teaching them how to tidy up and clean at a young age will make them responsible and self-sufficient. Not only that but it will set good habits for them to keep doing in the future.
We will share some simple chores that you can teach your children, even toddlers.
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