Talking Dirty Laundry with the Queen of Clean

About The Book

The Queen provides a complete stain removal guide—and ransacks your cupboard for amazing, inexpensive spot removers including lemon juice, meat tenderizer, WD-40, lubricant, salt, shaving cream...and more! Whether you turn around family-sized wash loads seven days a week, air your dirty laundry at the local laundromat, or are among the seriously “laundry challenged,” consult the Queen for no-nonsense advice—and fabulous results!

Down with laundry drudgery! Let the Queen of Clean® make wash day loads of fun!

Once upon a time, in a world fraught with shrinking jeans, dry-cleaning debacles, and endangered delicates, laundry was a dreaded chore. Then one happy day, the Queen of Clean® put an end to the vicious washand-dry cycle—with her all-new collection of ingenious tips and natural solutions for stress-free washing, ironing, sorting, and stain-busting!

Let the Queen show you how to:
-sort laundry like a pro
-remove spots, stains, scorch marks, and odors
-soften hard water-and save clothes from a dull, gray fate
-make your own fabric softener sheets in a snap
-say good-bye to pink socks, with a foolproof colorfastness test
-line-dry clothes without hanger lumps or clothespin marks
-decipher those fabric care symbols on clothing tags
-get the scoop on home dry-cleaning kits
-discover the secrets to lint-free drying-and quick fixes for when tissues, crayons, and other foreign bodies take a spin in the dryer

About The Author

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Previously the owner of a cleaning and disaster-restoration business in Michigan, dealing with the aftermath of fires and floods, Linda Cobb started sharing her cleaning tips in a local newspaper column. After moving to Phoenix she became a weekly guest on Good Morning Arizona—then the product endorsements and requests for appearances started rolling in. A featured guest on radio and television shows across the country, Linda Cobb lives in Phoenix with her husband.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Pocket Books (March 27, 2001)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743418331

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Raves and Reviews

People Magazine Linda Cobb, the self-styled Queen of Clean®, sweeps into the big time with spotless timing for a book on dirt....Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean®...has certainly cleaned up.

New York Post There's no stain Linda Cobb can't tame.

The Herald (Seattle) No stain has beaten Cobb yet, and she has tried and tested almost everything......

The Arizona Republic There isn't any stain or cleaning problem for which Cobb doesn't have a solution....

Scott Pasmore News Anchor, Good Morning Arizona Lipstick on my collar, ring around the collar? Are you kidding! Since talking with the Queen of Clean® my life has never been so clean!

Cathy Blythe Host, "Problems & Solutions," KFOR Radio, Lincoln, Nebraska I am a huge fan of Linda Cobb, the absolutely undisputed Queen of Clean®. Our listeners love her terrific advice -- and you will too! As a matter of fact, after reading this book, you may even look forward to doing your next load of laundry!

Jana Bommersbach author, TV commentator, and Phoenix Magazine columnist It is comforting and refreshing to know that for once -- not in our state capitals nor in Washington, D.C., not in Hollywood, nor in the boardrooms of large corporations -- dirt is being wiped out. Thank you, Queen of Clean®.

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