This page contains tips and ideas on how to keep your linens and blankets clean.
Removing Odors From a Down Comforter?This is a page about removing odors from a down comforter. Should your down comforter develop an odor, there are a few ways you might consider for cleaning it.
Removing Pet Hair from BeddingMany pets are allowed to sleep on their owner's bed. This can leave a lot of hair behind to clean off. This is a page about removing pet hair from bedding.
Removing Sharpie from a Comforter?I have a brand new comforter from the Cindy Crawford collection that I had my eyes on for about a year. Within the first week, my boyfriend had a Sharpie (black) in his pocket and it bled on it.
Smelly Down Comforter?I have washed my down comforter recently at home and even used downy fabric softener and dryer sheets and it smells really bad, I guess like damp feathers. How can I get the smell out? I've washed it twice!
Removing Grease Stains on a Lace Tablecloth?This is a page about removing grease stains on a lace tablecloth. Care should be taken when removing stains from lace tablecloths, so as not to damage the fabric.
Cleaning Embroidered Pillowcases That Have Yellowed?If you have a linen closet that contains beautiful vintage embroidered pillowcases that have yellowed with age, bleach is not recommended as it will affect colored embroidery. Try gentler remedies such as borax, baking soda, lemon juice and sunlight to help restore them to white.
Cleaning Wool BlanketsThis page is about cleaning wool blankets. Special care needs to be taken when cleaning blankets of this material.
Cleaning a Featherbed?This is a page about cleaning a featherbed. It is important to clean a featherbed properly to avoid damaging it and to prevent odors.
Cleaning an Antique Crochet Bedspread?Old crochet items such as bedspreads require care when cleaning. It is best to wash by hand in the tub, using cold water and Woolite. Then squeeze out the water and dry flat, do not hang. This is a page about cleaning an antique crochet bedspread.
Cleaning Coffee Stains on a Crocheted Tablecloth?Crochet tablecloths can be somewhat delicate. Removing stains, such as coffee, needs to be done with care. This is a page about cleaning coffee stains on a crocheted tablecloth.
Ink on a Washed and Dried Tablecloth?How would I get ink out of a white tablecloth that has been washed and dried?
Mildew Stains on a Cotton Tablecloth?Looking for something to get mildew stains out of a cotton hand made crochet tablecloth.
Removing Nail Polish From a ComforterMany of us apply our nail polish while relaxing in comfortable places, such as on the bed or couch. This is a page about removing nail polish from a comforter.
Removing Ink from a Comforter?I need to know how to get liquid roller ball ink out of a comforter?
Cleaning a Serape Blanket?This page is about cleaning a serape blanket. These Mexican coverings can be made of wool or cotton.
Cleaning Bed SheetsThis is a page about cleaning bed sheets. Keeping your bed sheets clean and fresh helps make sleep more relaxing.
Water Marks on Curtains?I have water marks from rain water on curtains. They are cotton fabric with cream colour. Any ideas on how to remove the marks?
Remove Towel Lint After Showering?How do I remove all this lint off my body and back? I dried off with a new towel that hadn't been washed yet. Lint is all over my body.
Washing a Sunbeam Heated BlanketI received a heated throw for Christmas and recently my kids spilled some food on it. I assumed that all I could do was wipe it with a damp cloth, but it turns out you can wash them! You do need to be careful when washing and drying and you can not wash as you would a regular blanket.
Cleaning Dried Cat Vomit Off a Micro-plush Blanket?Rehydrating and removing as much of the vomit as possible prior to washing is a good start. Checking to see if the spot is clean before drying is also important. This is a page about cleaning dried cat vomit off a micro-plush blanket.
Re-fluffing PillowsThis is a page about re-fluffing pillows. Daily usage can make your pillows flatten out.
Cleaning Down BeddingThis page is about cleaning down bedding. A feather bed, comforter or sleeping bag needs special care when being laundered.
Removing Yellow Stains from Linen?This page is about removing yellow stains from linen. Fine cotton fabric can become yellowed with age and need some special care to get it white again.
Cleaning Linen Napkins?This page is about cleaning linen napkins. Using cloth napkins can be very nice and save you money on paper products.
Getting Rid of Sour Smell in Bedding?This is a page about getting rid of sour smell in bedding. Daily usage can leave your bedding with a sour smell caused by bacteria or germs.
Removing Wrinkles From a Bedspread?This is a page about removing wrinkles from a bedspread. Ironing a bedspread is not a chore many people look forward to.
Washing BlanketsThis page is about washing blankets. When cleaning blankets, it isimportant to make sure your washer load is balanced.
Cleaning Bed PillowsThis is a page about cleaning bed pillows. We clean our bed linens routinely, but the bed pillows also need to be cleaned, although not as often.
Washing Bed PillowsThis is a page about washing bed pillows. Just like your bed linens, the pillows need cleaning too.
Freshening SheetsThis is a page about freshening sheets. Freshen your bed linens between washings.
Cleaning A Down PillowThis is a page about cleaning a down pillow. Pillows made from down feathers from birds like geese and ducks are very popular for their softness and warmth but can be difficult to safely clean.
Cleaning Mattress and Pillow Covers?How and when do you wash the micro fiber mattress and pillow covers? I had a problem with bug infestation and bought the covers that zip over the complete mattress and pillows. Do I wash these in the washer and put in the dryer like ordinary sheets? How often?
Removing Crayon from a Down Comforter?How do I remove crayon from my down comforter and cover?
Cleaning a Polyester Filled Comforter?What is the safest way to clean a white comforter with polyester filling?
Removing Permanent Marker from Bedspread?How do you get rid of permanent marker on a bed spread?
Color Bled on Comforter in Wash?I read through the bleach + boiling water idea and other posts. I'm concerned about the color bleeding more on my daughter's comforter. Has anyone tried this method at a lower temperature with success? Has anyone tried this method with a partially dried item with success?
Can I Machine Wash a Microfiber Pillow?How do you clean a microfiber pillow that's been thrown up on/ It does not have a removable cover. Can it be put in a washing machine?
Sheets Stored in Under Bed Container Smell Musty?We store our sheets in a plastic container under the bed. Lately we have noticed that the sheets have a musty smell to them. I don't think that this is a humidity issue since the container has a cover. Any suggestions?
Mold on a Down Comforter?How do you remove mold from a down comforter?
Repairing Bleach Spots on Sheets?I have a question on dyeing sheets. If Clorox has spotted or whitened high thread count dyed sheets, then how do you rectify this problem and get the sheet back to original color?
Washing a Down Comforter?What temperature should the water be for cleaning a down comforter?
Ballpoint Ink on Cotton Polyester Fabric?My daughter is 1 year old. She scribbled on her baby blanket with a ballpoint pen. It's Mother Care brand and it says the material is 80% cotton and 20 % polyester. I was hoping I could show the picture, but it's not loading.
Removing Odors from Linens?I would like to know how to get rid of body oil smell from linens. It is not mold, but body oils.
Washing Down Comforters?Can you safely wash down comforters?
Use Wrinkle Releaser On SheetsIf you have sheets that are wrinkled, spray some fabric relaxer, like Downey wrinkle spray on it on it. Hold the dampened material for a few seconds in place, and smooth it out until it dries in place.
Removing Red Sharpie From Bedspread?I was writing a philosophy paper on my bed, and was using a red sharpie highlighter to highlight my quotes.
Candle Wax on a Down Comforter?How do you get wax off fabric? It is down comforter and it is pink wax.
Blood on a Mattress Topper?How do I remove a blood stain from my down filled mattress topper. I do not want to have to wash the entire thing because last time I did it I had to take it to the laundry mat to dry and it took over 3 hours to dry.
Stains on Stored Linens?Does anyone know how to remove an unknown type of stain. I stored a bedspread, sham and curtains that I made for my youngest child almost 18 years ago in one of those plastic bags that bedspreads come in.
Mold on a Tablecloth?I had a New Year's Eve party and l did not wash straight away because it was raining for a few days so my cotton tablecloth with a design on it now has mould on it.
Marking Pen on Sheets?Marking Pen on Sheets. I have orange marking pen on new sheets.
In Stains on Sheets?In Stains on Sheets. How do you remove ink stains from sheets?
Blood Stains on Sheets?Blood Stains on Sheets. How do I get blood stains out of white sheets?
Mildew Spots on Sheets?Thanks to all for the hints posted to my last question (re: mildew oder), But what I should have said was mildew SPOTS! How do you get mildew spots off sheets? Anymore help out there?
Nail Polish on Bed Linen?While we were away for the entire summer, my daughter confessed she spilled blue nail polish on her bed linen. Months later we returned to the scene of the crime but the polish won't budge.
Nail Polish on a Quilt?I need to get nail polish off quilt.
How do I get sour milk odor out of a down comforter?How do I get sour milk odor out of a down comforter?
How can I get crisco oil stain and odor form my sheets?How can I get crisco oil stain and odor form my sheets? I used them to "sop up" spilled oil, and I laundered them 2x's and they still smell oily and are heavy like its still soaked with the oil.
New Cotton Thermal Blanket Is Shedding?I recently purchased a queen/king size 100% cotton thermal blanket from Wal-mart. It is heavyweight and the price was reasonable -- under $20.00. The problem I am having is that it is shedding terribly.
Cat Urine Stains on Sheets?How do I remove cat urine stain on sheets when I'm not sure exactly where they are located? I can't use the enzyme remover on the spot because I'm not sure exactly where it is. Is there someway to mix the enzyme remover with water before I wash the sheet?
Sweat Smell on Bedding?How can I get the smell of sweat out of bedding. They have been washed many times with poor results.
Starching a Tablecloth?What do I use to starch a tablecoth?
Removing Fuzz Balls From Sheets?I would like to know how you get the little fuzz balls off of bed sheets?
Fluffing Up ComfortersI'm not sure where I heard this, it might have even been on this site. Anyhow, it really works. When drying a comforter in the dryer, throw a few clean tennis balls in with it.
Pet Urine on a Quilt?Does anyone no how to remove pet urine from a Quilt?
Sharpie on a Pillow Case?Can anyone suggest how to remove black sharpie marker from BRAND NEW pillows that my four year old decided to decorate?
Kerosine Smell on Upholstery Material?I have four yards of regular (cotton blend) upholstry material that absorbed kerosine when it was placed at the top of a closet. Any suggestions on how to get the smell out? There are no visible stains on the material.
Tree Sap on a Sleeping Bag?I have a sleeping bag that has tree sap in it. How do I get it out.
Removing Rust From a Baby Blanket?I've had my baby blanket for about 20yrs or so and it now has rust on it in different spots. I would like to no if anyone has any ideas on how I would go about removing it.
Drying a Mattress Cover?I took off my mattress cover this morning to wash it. I threw it in the regular laundry like most people. I didn't keep the washing directions. It has a protective plastic lining.
Water Stains on Antique White Delicates?I was recently given some white embroidery (placemats, tableclothes etc). These pieces were stored for many years in a closet in a house with a leaky roof, and as a result have beige/brownish water stains. I'd really appreciate any suggestions for getting rid of these stains so I can return this wonderful work to its former glory.
Anna in San Francisco
Cleaning a Microfiber Pillow?I have a body pillow from Walmart that I got a couple of months ago. It's 100% microfiber. I'm not sure how to clean it. My only worries are that it will either flatten or separate and bunch up and lose its shape. Any tips would be great.
Removing Fabric Softener Odor from Down Comforter?When I washed my goose down comforter I used fabric softener. Now it has an odor. What do you recommend?
Removing Pilling from Fleece Sheets?After several washes my fleece sheets have gathered large balls of the same material. Could someone tell me how to remove them? I have tried using a razor, but it doesn't work. Help!
Keeping Sheets from Getting Tangled in Washer?I wash my top and bottom sheets and two pillow cases in one large load. I don't know why the sheets end up all twisted like a piece of rope when I go to take them out. Any suggestions?
Drying Pillows in the Dryer?Can I use white tennis sneakers with leather tops in the dryier to dry pillows?
Washing Feather Pillows?I have some feather pillows I love, but they need washing. Does anyone have