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Can You Wash Microfiber Towels? If So, How?

Microfiber products, including microfiber towels, finally made their way to the United States after people benefitted from their use for several years throughout Europe and many parts of Asia. Sources often indicate that microfiber products originated in Japan. The material arrived in the United States as an excellent material for cleaning cloths, and as regular …

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Can You Wash Bathroom Rugs With Towels?

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with bathroom rugs for years. There’s nothing better than feeling the plush cotton when I step out of the shower. At the same time, I worry that it’s picking up bacteria in the bathroom. I wash my bathroom rug frequently for this reason. Recently, I began wondering if I could …

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Can You Dry Microfiber Towels?

Yes, you can dry microfiber cloth (but occasionally) by using your dryer, with no heat. You can also air-dry indoors where the circulation is good, or outdoors on a clothesline getting some sunlight. Cleaning with a microfiber cloth is a breeze, and they’re one of the most effective cleaning tools available. These clothes are effective …

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18 Types of Towels for Your Home, Bathroom, Kitchen and More

A. Towel Types Quicklist Bath towels Beach towels Bath sheets Bath mats Washcloths Face towels Hand towels for the bathroom Clean-up towels Spa towels Turkish towels Gym towels Decorative towels Fingertip towels Pet towels Paper towels Kitchen towels Rags Shammies I always think that there is nothing better than having a big, fluffy, dry towel …

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Why were paper towels invented? History and evolution of the paper towel

While we use paper towels today to clean up a number of accidents, the invention of the paper towel itself was too an accident. Ever since their accidental invention, paper towels have greatly reduced the spread of germs and disease, as well as cleaning up a few messes along the way. The paper towel lets …

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What Exactly Are Turkish Towels? Are their Different Types?

Most households at least have one drawer or cabinet filled with towels of all types: hand, face, and of course, the ones we use for bath time. But despite a handful of these towels, many have not yet heard about Turkish towels, nor care to invest in one. Is it necessary to have them? No. …

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Where Can You Hang Wet Towels in a Small Bathroom? (13 Ideas)

While new homes build large bathrooms, many homes have small bathrooms. Think older homes (we have an older home and all the bathrooms are on the smaller side), apartments, townhouses and of course the powder room.  Most folks have a small bathroom whether it’s their main bathroom or for guests. The question is “where can …

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I Use the OXO Good Grips Paper Towel Holder and I Now Understand Why It Has 8,000+ Customers Love It

The apartment that I use for my office does not have a built-in paper towel dispenser.  I could install one but the building doesn’t want us bolting stuff into the walls. I get that. For over a year now I’ve just stood a paper towel roll on the counter but it looks bad.  It gets …

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13 Eco-Friendly Paper Towel Alternatives for Your Kitchen

Paper towels are convenient to use, but they’re not eco-friendly. Since they can’t be recycled, about 6 million pounds of paper towels end up in landfills each year. Paper towel production also requires an estimated 110 million trees and 130 billion gallons of water. Sure, paper towels don’t cost that much, but when you consider how often …

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