Tag: laundry

5 Easy Steps to a Nicer, Happier Room

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Even on the longest, worst days, every one of us can take five minutes to make a room look a bit better (and hopefully, as a result, feel much better too). Whether you’ve got guests coming over and forgot to clean, or you just want a nicer looking space, you can make a major impact… Read More

The Fast Formula for Getting Your Kitchen Back in Shape During the Holidays

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Preparing for big holiday dinners is by no means a one-day affair. If you’re hosting, you’ve been getting your house and kitchen ready, and spent days making lists, shopping, and cooking. Once the feasting is over, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning up—and you shouldn’t have to! Here’s our fail-proof,… Read More

Nellie’s Holiday Gift Guide

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With the holidays just around the corner, it’s already time to start ticking things off your holiday gift shopping list! We wanted to help, so we’ve put together a list of Nellie’s favourite must-haves. These are the items that are perfect for your grown-up baby living at university or in their first apartment, new &… Read More

Get Ready for Winter! The Season’s Must-Do Checklist

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Last weekend was Daylight Savings – did anyone else have a tough time getting out of bed?! We’re officially switching gears and getting ready for winter, and that means getting some things done around the home. These things should be done about every six months, and they’ll help you settle into autumn and get ready… Read More

Introducing the Limited Edition Host Bundle!

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Just in time for the coming holidays, Nellie is here to help you out! She’s the green hostess with the mostess, and she’s got you covered with everything you need to make hosting this season as easy as pie. Whether you’re hosting the in-laws for Thanksgiving or your sister is having the family around for… Read More

Nellie’s Green Clean Essentials

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In every well-stocked cleaning arsenal, there are a few workhorses that can tackle a variety of cleaning jobs. Thankfully, you don’t have to resort to using cleaners with harsh, toxic ingredients! Nellie’s has a variety of multi-functional cleaners that will help you clean up just about any mess, without the toxicity! Keep reading to learn… Read More

Four Mistakes that are Keeping Your Home Messy

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When you devote time every day to keeping your home clean, it can be surprising learning that little habits in your everyday routine could actually be making it messier! The good news is we’re here to help! These little changes don’t require extra work, it’s just a matter of switching up your habits. Not Leaving… Read More

How to Keep Your Home Clean and Organized

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Do you feel like your house is never truly clean, but don’t have enough time to devote to housekeeping? Do those dust-bunnies seem to never disappear? We’ve got some tips and tricks for you! Keep Knick-Knacks at Minimal Donate or store away anything that you don’t need daily. If you’re someone that collects knick-knacks, consider… Read More

Dust Bunnies be Gone! 5 Spots You’re Forgetting to Dust

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It’s a simple truth – dust can make you sick. Even if you dust regularly, there are certain spots in your home that you’ve probably forgotten. The good news? We’ve got the full list of those oft-forgotten spots where dirt and germs like to hide. Keep reading and get ready to banish the dust and… Read More

Suds in the Tub – the Nellie’s Bathroom Cleaning Guide

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We’re firm believers in that the room in which you clean yourself should be clean too! The bathroom is one of the most frequently used rooms in the house, meaning it gets dirty quickly! For your weekly bathroom clean, you don’t have to resort to harsh and nasty chemicals to make the room sparkle and… Read More

How to Get a Happy, Efficient Laundry Room

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Whatever size your laundry room is, it’s important to ensure it’s a space you’re inspired by and happy to be in, since it’s a room that’s used so frequently. Don’t dread doing the laundry because of the gloomy space! We’ve got some ideas to help you love your laundry room. Brighten Up, Buttercup Is your… Read More

Be a Clutter Buster – 10 Things to Ditch Now

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After a while, you can get so accustomed to seeing certain things in your home that you forget that they’re just clutter! Ditch these things today for a clearer home and a clearer mind before jumping into the new school year. Plus, we’ve got some tips on how to prep these items for the donation… Read More

Your New Cleaning Schedule

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Most of us clean our home by going room to room, checking off the to-do list in each room. And when we keep up with it, our homes look great. But who can really keep up with that? Switching to task-based cleaning instead of going room-by-room simplifies the cleaning routine. Everything will still appear perpetually… Read More

9 Habits to Adopt for a Cleaner & Healthier Home

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You know those people with always-clean homes? The kind where you can drop by whenever and their place is always sparkling and spotless? It’s safe to say we all have one of those friends that makes keeping a beautiful and tidy home look effortless. What’s their secret? We have 9 habits to help you get… Read More

College Essentials – The Nellie Approved Checklist

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They’ve grown from the length of your arm to a full-fledged adult, and now they’re packing up and heading to college. Are your not-so-little kids ready for the big world of university outside of the nest? We’ve got a checklist to help you help them sort everything out (because everyone still needs help from Mom… Read More

The Small and Mighty Nuggets

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Good things DO come in small packages! Nellie’s Laundry Nuggets contain all the power of the best-selling Laundry Soda in a conveniently small pre-measured nugget. They’re perfect if you don’t feel like measuring a scoop for every load, or for plant-based and mess-free laundry while you’re traveling. You don’t have to miss out on clean… Read More

Fresh Scents Without the Toxins

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There’s nothing quite like the smell of fresh laundry. But did you know traditional fabric softeners and dryer sheets contain ingredients that have been linked to cancer and organ disease? Yikes! Thankfully, Nellie is here to save the day with the Lamby Wool Dryerballs. Made from 100% pure New Zealand sheep’s wool, the Dryerballs act… Read More

Oxygen vs. Bleach – Which One is Better?

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When most people think of a product that has the power to lift stains, brighten whites, and disinfect fabrics, most will think of conventional bleach. It might get your clothes looking bright, but you run the risk of dangers to your health and the environment! What exactly is bleach? Bleach is a chlorine-based corrosive substance… Read More

Mop Your Way to Happy, Healthy Floors

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Cleaning floors has never been so easy or so fun with the WOW Mop! The cordless and lightweight mop features oscillating pads, a high-frequency motor, LED lights to illuminate under large furniture, and a long grip handle so you can tackle dirt and stains effortlessly. The WOW Mop comes with the Nellie’s WOW Wet Floor… Read More

Tackle Dust & Dirt with the All-Purpose Cleaner!

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At Nellie’s, we want you to be able to clean your whole home with eco-friendly products – we couldn’t just stop at laundry! Our lemongrass-scented All-Purpose Cleaner gives you exceptional cleaning power against household dirt and grime, but without any harsh chemicals, phosphates, dyes, or perfumes, and contains no SLS or SLES. Just what can… Read More

More than a Stain Fighter – 3 Uses for the Oxygen Brightener

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It’s safe to say we all have a favourite use for oxygen (hint: we wouldn’t be here without it!), but did you know oxygen has a second favourite use? Nellie’s Oxygen Brightener uses the power of oxygen to penetrate stains and strip away dirt, odor, and grime to keep your colours bright and your whites… Read More

Suds Up! 4 Uses for Your One Soap

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At Nellie’s, we’re firm believers in keeping things simple. Why use three soaps when you could just use one? Nellies One Soap is formulated without colour, SLS, SLES, and toxins, so it’s safe for just about any use you could think of! How to use the One Soap? Keep reading to find out! The Dishes… Read More

3 Steps to Easily Removing Pesky Clothing Stains

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Summer means light-coloured clothing, and light-coloured clothing often means stains! You don’t have to resort to harsh, toxic stain removers to lift the stains out, whether they’re grass stains, spilled wine, or coffee. We’ve got the guide to easily removing tough stains on all fabrics, from your favourite jeans to light summer dresses. Pre-Treat Made… Read More

Powder is Better for You and the Environment!

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All month long, we’ve talked about why powder is better than liquid. From being more eco-friendly to being hypoallergenic, it’s clear that powder is best! We’ve rounded up all the reasons we love powder detergent below! Eco-Friendly For us, using powder is a no-brainer. The plant-based formula of our Laundry Soda is biodegradable, so it’s… Read More

Powder for You and the Planet

We care for your skin and the planet – that’s why we create simple plant-based formulas that are healthy for you, your family, and Mother Earth. You don’t have to sacrifice your skin or the environment to get beautifully clean clothes. Why is powder detergent more eco-friendly? Keep reading! Plant-Based and Biodegradable Our Laundry Soda… Read More

Skin Problems? It Could Be from Your Laundry Detergent!

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Do you or your children suffer from skin issues like irritation or rashes? These problems are often caused by regular laundry detergent. Lots of common detergents use dyes, fragrance, softeners, and other fillers in their formulas. Both kids and adults can be sensitive to traditional laundry detergent’s icky chemicals, dyes, perfumes, and other additives, and… Read More

Yes, You CAN Use Powder Detergent in Your Front Loading Machine!

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Why Powder? Because it’s more effective! It’s a common misconception – more bubbles means more clean, right? No way! Most conventional powder detergents contain suds-producing fillers, like SLS and SLES, which can actually be harmful to your HE washing machine! Nellie’s, on the other hand, is a low-sudsing powder detergent and is safe to use… Read More

Why Powder? Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Liquid

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Why are Nellie’s products powder-based? We get that question a lot! All month long, we’ll be focusing on the benefits of powder detergents and why you should ditch the liquid. For now, here’s a quick run-down! ECO FRIENDLY Using powder is a no-brainer at Nellie’s. Our plant-based formula is biodegradable, so it’s gentle on the… Read More

5 Ways to Go Green with Your Clean

Earth Day is every day for us at Nellie’s. We’re firm believers in using cleaning products that help you keep the environment as spotless as your clothes! Here are 5 ways Nellie’s helps you get that eco-friendly squeaky clean for your whole home. Lamby Wool Dryerballs Our eco-friendly Lamby Wool Dryerballs are crafted from 100%… Read More

How to Care for Your Spring & Summer Linens

With tulips sprouting and warmer days quickly approaching, we’re dusting off winter’s cobwebs with a Spring Cleaning Series to help you prepare for the new season! To kick things off, we’re talking about the place you spend some seriously important time – your bed. We’ve already covered how to clean your mattress and how to… Read More

The Nose Knows: Scented Dryerballs

We all know the incredible power of scent, whether it’s the perfume your mother wore when you were a child, or a sunscreen you used at summer camp. Scent can be extremely helpful for waking up in the morning, staying focused at work, and going to sleep at night. That’s why we have infused our Scented Wool… Read More

When to Wash? Here’s Our Laundry Guide

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We wash our clothes to keep ourselves, our families, and our favourite items smelling and feeling fresh, but there is actually such a thing as washing too much or too little! There are downsides to both: laundering your clothes more than necessary can shorten their lifespan and ultimately wear them out more quickly, and washing… Read More

The Healthy Way to Soft Laundry

Unless you live in a nudist colony, wearing and washing your clothes is a part of regular life. Of course, some of us hang our clothes on a line to dry, but it’s safe to say that the majority of us choose the convenience of the dryer. As a result, one of the most toxic… Read More

Getting a Head Start on Autumn: Your Cleaning Checklist

The sun is out, the weather is great, and the kids are at home. Believe it or not, but August is the perfect time to get ready for the end of summer and the beginning of fall. Take advantage of the weather and with the extra hands around the house, and deep clean now to welcome fall and… Read More

9 Habits for a Clean Home and Peace of Mind

You know those people with perpetually clean homes? The kind where you can drop by whenever and their place is always spotless? Safe to say, we all have one of those friends who makes keeping a beautiful and tidy home look effortless. Maybe even you’re that person, but if you’re not, don’t lose hope. Keeping… Read More

9 Easy Steps for Proper Winter Clothing Storage

There’s no better day than the when you realize you won’t be needing your thick and heavy sweaters, coats, and boots again this year. Breaking out the summer wardrobe is cause for celebration, but it’s a bad idea to ball up your winter clothes and chuck them into the back of your closet. They’ll sit… Read More

Tough Stains and the Power of Nature

Nellie’s All-Natural products work wonders on your laundry, but did you know they’re ideal for using on tough stains from beauty products? Whether it’s lipstick, foundation, or mascara you can use Nellie’s products to get your clothes, linens, and household surfaces looking like new! Maybe it’s foundation on your white collar, lipstick on your sleeve, or self-tanner… Read More

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite – How and When to Clean Your Duvet

You know how and when to clean your pillows and mattresses, but do you clean your duvet? You can and you should, and we’re going to walk you through the how-to. Regularly cleaning and switching out your sheets and bed linens is great, but what good is a wash if the comforter isn’t taken care… Read More

Safe for Baby, Safe for Nature

A Healthy Baby Starts with Safe Products Here at Nellie’s, we’re often asked what the difference is between Nellie’s Laundry Soda and Baby Laundry Soda. All of Nellie’s All-Natural products don’t contain any harsh ingredients and are formulated with sensitive skin and the environment in mind. However, sometimes babies are unavoidably messy! That’s why we added… Read More