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Machine-wash stuffed animals in pillowcases

Machine-wash stuffed animals in pillowcases
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Your child’s favourite stuffed animal is cute, but mighty dusty. Time for a bath! Place it in a pillowcase and put it in the washer. The pillowcase will ensure it gets a gentle but thorough wash. If any parts fall off the stuffed animal, it’ll be caught in the pillowcase so you can reattach them after the washing machine bath.

Here are 16 more things you didn’t know you could put in the washing machine.

Use a pillowcase to clear out cobwebs

Use a pillowcase to clear out cobwebs
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There’s a cobweb way up high in the corner of your dining room. Before you take a broom to it, cover the broom with an old pillowcase. Now you can wipe away the cobweb without scratching the wall paint. It’s also easier to remove the cobweb from the pillow than to pull it out of the broom bristles.

Now that you know these clever uses for pillowcases, check out these 9 amazing uses for aluminium foil.

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Source: Reader’s Digest Canada

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