TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — SEPT 7

HOME REMEDIES FOR STAINS ON WHITES: Older stains; Older, set-in stains will often come out in the wash after being pre-treated with a solution of 3 tablespoons white vinegar and 2 tablespoons liquid detergent in 1 quart (1 liter) warm water. Rub the solution into the stain, then dab it a bit dry before washing...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — AUG 10

Puns For Educated Minds…..sit, read, have a chuckle…..it’s Friday after all! 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — AUG 6

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 66 Home Stain Remedies: Fact v. Fiction Everyone has been taught a home stain removal remedy or two by someone. There may be a grain of truth to many of these quick-fix solutions but sometimes the proposed method may do more damage than...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — AUGUST 3

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? A mysterious stain appears that nobody can remember seeing before. This may be an oxidized oil stain. Oil stains can look just like a clear wet spot, but after some time oxidation causes the oil to darken to almost any color. The most common old oil...