While people shouldn't ever put foam mattress pads in an automatic washing machine, and especially not the dryer, it is possible to wash them. Washing machines damage the structure because the high agitation of the washi... More »

Egg crate foam mattresses can be cleaned in less than an hour with this simple process. Freshen your sleep space using a vacuum, a spray bottle, some detergent and water. More »

Uses for foam padding include chair cushions, bed padding, karate pads, pillows and sound-proofing. Egg crate or flat foam can add additional padding to mattresses, motor home beds and cots by placing an appropriately si... More »

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To wash pillows, remove the pillowcases, and place the pillows in the washing machine, along with a mild liquid detergent. Set the washing machine to a gentle, hot water cycle, and add an extra rinse cycle. After washing... More »

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Pretreat any stains, and wash fleece in a home washing machine, using a mild powdered detergent and the gentle cycle. Do not wash with other materials. Tumble dry on the gentle cycle. More »

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Silk can be washed by hand, in the washing machine or through dry cleaning, depending on the manufacturer and the garment's specific care instructions. Some silk items can be thrown in the washing machine with other fabr... More »

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To wash whites, separate them from all other laundry, pick a laundry detergent, and add it to the washing machine as directed. Put the whites in the washing machine, start the wash cycle, dry them accordingly, and fold o... More »

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