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Top Three Laundry Powder Detergents

Apr 16, 2018

There are many options for laundry detergent – powder, liquid, eco friendly, sensitive, etc. Most of us just opt for the cheapest, but clearly there is more to the decision. We want to use a detergent that treats our clothing well leaving them soft, clean, and smelling fresh. We narrowed down our favourite powder detergent […]

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Three Short Walks in Wellington

Mar 28, 2018

While your clothes are washing or while your clothes are drying, you may find yourself bored and wanting to kill time so why not get some exercise in? Over the next few months, we’ll fill you in on three walks you can complete under one hour in various New Zealand towns. First one up is […]

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Pallets

DIY Pallet Wood Ideas

Mar 15, 2018

Over the past few years, people are becoming more creative with waste, to be sustainable and environmentally friendly. What is garbage to one can be transformed into a treasure to another. From recycling clothing into new garments to recycling pallets into furniture pieces. We caught up with Dan from The Pallet Project in Wellington who […]

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Washing Machine Debate: Top Loader vs. Front Loader

Mar 5, 2018

Almost anyone who has ever shopped around for a washing machine has asked Google (or a salesperson) what the difference is between a top loader and a front loader. It can boil down simply to preference, but there actually are reasons why you would choose one over the other. After doing our research, we realised […]

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Laundry Tips

Laundry Tips – Part Two

Dec 11, 2017

In our previous blog we discussed five laundry tips for success in part one. In part two we provide you with five more laundry tips to help you have the best washing in the street (and in the household)! 1. Reduce fading With the warm summer weather throughout the country at the moment, it’s important […]

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Laundry Tips

5 Laundry Tips for Success – Part One

Nov 20, 2017

Laundry is something that many of us do every day. Even if you’ve been doing laundry for years, there are times that the results are less than perfect. What went wrong? These five Laundry Tips will help you get the best results possible every time you do a load of laundry – hooray! 1. Select […]

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Build a Clothesline

Oct 18, 2017

                  Would you like to know how to build a clothesline yourself? Swiftform Products has the answer with their DIY SwiftDry clothesline system! You can build a clothesline (your very own) in under four minutes! Sounds good to me as I am no handyman or handywoman! SwiftDry […]

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How To Get Makeup Stains off Your Towels

Sep 25, 2017

Did you know hotel and motel owners have a very hard time getting makeup stains off towels?   However, at home we do too, and sometimes despite careful washing I wind up with makeup stains on my towels. Usually, it’s mascara or eyeliner residue since I wear the waterproof stuff. Sometimes it’s lipstick or good […]

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Clotheslines NZ

How to hang clothes on the clothesline the right way!

Aug 28, 2017

  There is an art and a right way to hang clothes on the clothesline and in this month’s blog the team at Swiftform Products Ltd offer you some handy tips. Let’s start with jeans and pants… Jeans & Pants Hang jeans or pants by the legs. Then the water will wick down to the […]

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Sun Or Shade?

May 25, 2017

We often get asked about the best location for a clothesline – Sun or Shade? It inspired us to do a bit of research, so here’s what we’ve found out. Hanging out your washing in the sun will enable it to dry faster and will apparently also assist in sanitizing your clothes. However, leaving your […]

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