Hanging your clothes to dry isn’t as simple as it seems. To dry your clothes effectively, there are some methods that will save you time and effort – you can actually avoid wrinkles, fading, and dampness. Prevent Wrinkles Ironing is just another chore that we can do without. Before line drying, give your clothing ... read more.
You already know a dryer uses up lots of energy and racks up your electricity bill, but it can also damage your clothing. Between the high heat and the rapid motion, some garments shrink, warp, and can simply be destroyed. It’s all just another reason to have a clothesline handy! Not all fabrics are alike ... read more.
It seems like children’s clothes get out of control so quickly! It is always the worst when we are in between seasons (like now), when it’s not consistently hot or cold. It’s really not easy keeping our children’s clothes in check. Here are some methods that can help keep you sane. Hopefully you can use ... read more.
Line drying in the winter is economical, ecological, and yes…it is possible! Some of us are fortunate to have drying machines, but why waste energy, spend more money, and shrink your clothing? If you look back in history before the days of drying machines, all laundry was line dried…all year round. Think about it, the ... read more.
There are many options for laundry detergent – powder, liquid, eco friendly, sensitive, etc. Most of us just opt for the cheapest, but clearly there is more to the decision. We want to use a detergent that treats our clothing well leaving them soft, clean, and smelling fresh. We narrowed down our favourite powder detergent ... read more.
While your clothes are washing or while your clothes are drying, you may find yourself bored and wanting to kill time so why not get some exercise in? Over the next few months, we’ll fill you in on three walks you can complete under one hour in various New Zealand towns. First one up is ... read more.