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Does the Dryer Eat Your Socks? Use This Simple Laundry Hack to Solve the Problem

You never have to search for your missing socks again.

Doing laundry is never fun, but when your pile of apparel emerges with socks missing, it can turn into an investigation worthy of a homicide detective. Whether they're Nike, Gucci, or Gold Toe, no sock is immune to foul play—and typically, no suspect can ever be located.

Socks get “lost” when they cling to the washer...

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Laundry Room

Do you know how safe your laundry room is? The laundry room is one of the most used in homes, yet many homeowners aren’t aware of the hidden dangers lurking there. Luckily, these hidden dangers can be easily taken care of with just a bit of maintenance. Here’s where you need to look to keep your laundry room safe.

One of the biggest dangers in your laundry room is, of course, the...

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Deep Clean Your Dryer

Even though you’re cleaning out your lint every time you use your dryer and getting your dryer vents professionally cleaned at least once a year, your dryer will still benefit from a good deep clean every once in awhile. So, get ready to grab a few cleaning items to give your dryer a scrubdown from top to bottom!


Soap & water
Old toothbrush

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Firefighters Douse Dryer Fire at York Street Spa

Firefighters quickly extinguished a dryer fire at a spa on Tuesday.

Calls to 911 came in at around 11:45 a.m. from the York Street Spa, where one of the dryers in the basement had caught fire. There was thick smoke in the basement and on the first floor.

The fire was brought under control within ten minutes of crews arriving.

One of the 911 callers was still inside the...

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Young Family Home Engulfed in Dryer Vent Fire

Firefighters were called to the fire on Friday, Sept. 24

“A family reported they had gone out for a walk and came back to find their house on fire,” explained Devin Capcara, deputy chief of operations at Emergency Services.

Crews rushed to the scene but the fire spread quickly throughout the home.

“Our crews arrived and found the house was fully involved and took a...

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