Laundry Basics

Your back-to-basics guide to washing, drying, and tackling stubborn stains.

Easy and Efficient Ideas

My Clothes Get Ruined When I Wash Them!

Keep clothes looking as good as new with these simple laundry tips.

What’s the Best Way to Wash Delicate Laundry?

Real Simple answers your questions.

How Do I Get Rid of Washing Machine Odor?

Real Simple answers your questions.


Laundry Tricks

You Can Tackle the Laundry

...and have time and energy to spare. Try these smart, helpful tips from real women and experts who tackled the ghastly scenarios you posed to us in a recent survey.

Set Up an Efficient Laundry Room

How to organize your laundry-room space so you can get the most out of it.

The When-to-Wash-It Handbook: Winter Edition

A straightforward guide to laundering cold-weather staples from parkas to wool pants.