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Family Dollar stocks the best new laundry products from trusted brands, including new and convenient fabric care options from Gain and Tide that offer extra benefits – like the best stain removal and great, new scents – and at great value pricing. The new P&G products will help keep your family’s clothes cleaner and are part of a regimen to keep them looking newer and lasting longer! As part of the announcement of these new P&G laundry products, Family Dollar is sharing a fun giveaway that includes a $25 gift card and laundry samples prize pack for one lucky Moms Own Words reader!
Tips to Help Make Your Family’s Clothes Last Longer
We spend so much money for our kid’s clothing and it just makes sense to try and make that clothing last as long as possible. I’ve been fortunate that Ryan has been able to wear some of James hand-me-downs, but those hand-me-downs, were actually another someone’s hand-me-downs, and clothes can only last so long. Hand-me-downs or brand new, here are some tips to help make your family’s clothes last longer.
1. Wear jeans and pants two or three times (if not full of stains) before washing. Excessive washing will actually wear out clothing faster, and more importantly, it will mean less washing for you!
2. Simply spot clean a stained article of clothing that is otherwise clean after wearing, instead of running it through the wash.
3. Repair items like jeans by sewing patches on knees with holes. Not into sewing? Look for the iron on patches for holes. Turn jeans inside out and iron on a patch at the knee on the inside for some reinforcement that no one can see!
4. Buy pants with an adjustable waist and that are a bit too long. Iron in a hem that can later be removed. This is one way to get the clothing to grow with your child.
5. Read your clothing’s washing instructions. Use the right wash settings and quality laundry products like Gain and Tide to ensure proper clothing care.
6. Split up your wash loads by color. I typically have four types of loads – white, light, dark and towels. If you wash a red shirt with your whites, you may end up with pinks that no one wants to wear!
7. Refurbish with clothing dye. Refresh color faded or stained clothing by dyeing with a darker color. Kids may enjoy Tye-dying old white t-shirts. There is also reverse Tye-dying, where you use 2 parts bleach to 8 parts water to take the color out of clothing. (Just remember to dilute the bleach with water, as straight bleach with destroy the clothing.) Tye-dying also makes for a great kid’s birthday party activity!
About Family Dollar’s New P&G Laundry Products
Downey Unstopables – Downy Unstopables Shimmer goes directly into the washer to give a fresh scent boost. Designed to be safe for all colors and fabrics, you can use this Downy Scent Booster with every load. It’s safe for high efficiency washers too.
Gain Flings – An easier way to use Gain. These three-in-one single-use flings include 50% more scent, an oxi boost and the freshness of Febreze, for long-lasting freshness and cleaning power.
Tide Simply Clean & Fresh – Offers a dependable clean and superior mal-odor removal.
Tide Plus Collection:
- Tide + Coldwater Clean – Coldwater cleaning with whitening ingredients.
- Tide + Febreze Freshness – Provides long lasting freshness with an upgraded scent.
- Tide + Bleach Alternative – Removes dinginess and gets whites whiter.
- Tide + Febreze Sport – Removes body soils, odor and sweat stains.
- Tide + Ultra Stain Release – New Tide Ultra Stain Release will help remove 99% of everyday stains. Ultra Stain Release is specially formulated with stain removal ingredients that work at the fiber level and has a new pre-treat stain Zap! Cap that lets you use Tide as both a detergent and a pre-treater on tough stains.
About Family Dollar
With more than 8,000 Family Dollar locations in 46 states, Family Dollar really is America’s neighborhood discount store. From Maine to Florida, and as far west as Idaho and California, from downtown urban locations to rural areas and small towns, Family Dollar stores provide customers with tremendous value on the same high quality national brands you’ll find in other stores, but at incredible savings. When it comes to discount stores, there’s none more convenient or more dedicated to your satisfaction than Family Dollar stores.
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The P&G products featured are available at your local Family Dollar Store. Check the store locator for a Family Dollar store near you.
Family Dollar $25 Gift Card and P&G Laundry Products Prize Pack Giveaway
One Moms Own Words reader will win the following Family Dollar prize pack which includes:
$25 Family Dollar Gift Card
- Downy Unstoppables
- Gain Flings
- Samples from the Tide Plus Collection
Giveaway ends on March 24 at 11:59 PM EST. Open to US. Winners will be chosen by random.org and contacted by email. Please respond in 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. To be fair to everyone, comments not meeting requirements will be deleted.
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