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Supercharge Your Iron

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Even with all these wrinkle-free clothes available, you still have to drag out the iron once in awhile to keep your outfits smooth. Here are a few tips to make your ironing easier…

Place one sheet of aluminum foil—shiny side up—between the ironing board and the fabric ironing board cover. The foil will reflect the heat from the iron, so your ironing will get done faster and better. Or lightly spray your clothing with warm water (rather than cold)—this will help the iron’s heat penetrate the clothes quicker and work out those problem wrinkles.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips

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