5. Oil Stains
If you work on machinery in the garage or always wind up with a vestige of your meal somewhere on your ensemble, white chalk is your new best friend. Just rub it on any grease stain before washing. You can also use artificial sweetener to soak up the grease on the spot.


6. Brighten Brights
Washing clothes often washes out clothes too. Keep your colors bright by adding ½ cup of baking soda or a few teaspoons of black pepper to the wash cycle.