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Teaching Our Sons How To Iron + A Giveaway

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Faultless Starch. The opinions and text are all mine.

Everyone is crazy about a sharp dressed young man, and I have three. My husband wears a uniform to work every day, my older son wears a uniform to school, and all three wear crisp shirts and pressed pants to church on Sundays. It’s no surprise that quite a bit of ironing goes on around here.

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Faultless® Premium Starch is in our artillery for helping my guys attain a spiffy, polished wardrobe. My husband has always taken pride in how he presents himself, and my sons are learning to do likewise. They are at an age where they want to emulate anything that adults do, and that works well for me, because raising young men who can take care of themselves and always make sure they look handsome and presentable will be a major advantage in their lives.

My husband spent Saturday afternoon ironing his uniforms and suits, and we taught our sons how to iron their school uniform shirts. They stood by on their little stools and watched while dad sprayed their button down shirts with Faultless Premium Starch and patiently showed them how he smooths out creases and wrinkles. Then he let them try it too, carefully guiding them.

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It was really fun time together ♥︎

If you are ready to teach your children how to press their own shirts and clothing (because daughters need to look sharp too), it will be a skill that will benefit them when they go on job interviews, work in their future professional careers, or go out for the evening to dinner and the opera. A man that is clean cut and sharp looking is never out of style. Using Faultless Premium Starch will make it easier to smooth those dress shirts out perfectly for all those times it’s important to look their best, and it will keep their clothes looking new, because it’s the starch that performs and reduces ironing time.

When it’s time for your sons to go off to college, send them off with a mini-ironing board, an iron, and Faultless Premium Starch. It will reduce their ironing time and they won’t have to deal with clogs, flakes, or spotting. One day, they will thank you.

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Win a Faultless Starch Prize Pack

Ready to enter to win a Faultless Starch product pack and a gift-card? Check out the Faultless Premium Starch Tips & Tricks page and tell me your favorite tip for a chance to win a prize pack that will make ironing faster and a little more fun.

The prize pack includes:

– 1 Ironing board cover
– 1 Hot Iron Cleaner
– 3 cans of Faultless Premium Starch
– $25 Visa Gift Card


Contest ends July 22nd. US 18+ only. Prize fulfilled by sponsor. Good luck!


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  • Mami2jcn

    I like the tip about using hairspray to remove a ballpoint pen ink stain.

  • LaTanya

    I like this tip: Oil and Grease
    Spray with pre-wash containing a petroleum distillate. Launder using the hottest water safe for fabric, increasing the amount of detergent.

  • Lauren

    I like the How To Remove A Stain tips.

  • Terra Heck

    My favorite tips are in the Laundry Care section on how to remove stains. Thanks.

  • Carole Spring

    One of my favorite tips was to rinse off the nozzle of the starch spray can when you’re finished using it so the next time it will not be clogged.

  • Trisha Burgess

    I love the tip on how to get rid of pet hair! Our dogs and cat shed really bad! I’m going to try this and hopef It helps!

  • Susan Smith

    I like the tip about removing oil and grease stains: Spray with pre-wash containing a petroleum distillate. Launder using the hottest water safe for fabric, increasing the amount of detergent.

  • Rita Sheppard

    My favorite tip is how to clean an iron.

  • DJ

    I like the tip on how to clean an iron.

  • vickie couturier

    my favorite tip;
    Spray and iron again along the crease line to ensure a sharp, smart crease.

  • Denise S

    I like the top about using this to remove dog hair from furniture easier.

  • Aaron

    My favorite tip is “Simply start ironing from the ends and work your way toward the center of the collar.”

  • HS

    I like the tip of removing coffee and tea. (Sponge immediately with cold water.)

  • Kristen

    My favorite is HOW TO IRON A SHIRT.

  • Lisa Brown

    My favorite tip is in the “How to Iron Different fabrics”: For wool – use a damp cloth between iron and fabric. Iron on a low heat and use steam. Thanks for the chance 🙂
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

  • cyndi br

    how to smooths out creases and wrinkles

  • Stefanie Gladden

    my favorite tip is definitely the HOW TO REMOVE DOG HAIR tip!! we have a dog that sheds everywhere! My clothes always have dog hairs all over them!

  • amanda whitley

    i like the tip about mixing flour with the starch to make a paper mache paste.

  • Julie

    my favorite tip is the one on ironing jeans!


  • Terry Stevens

    My favorite tip is I learned how to clean an iron.

  • Ann

    My kids are always making stains left and right on their clothes so the removing stains tip was super helful

  • Linda

    My fave tip was removing perspiration stains.
    Wash or sponge off as soon as possible, using warm water and a detergent or a pre-wash before washing. If colors have been changed, it’s possible to restore them by sponging fresh stains with ammonia or vinegar and rinsing with water. Use cleaning fluid if an oily stain remains. Launder using the hottest water safe for the fabric.

  • Susan Christy

    How to Remove Dog Hair is my favorite tip since I live with a shedder!

  • laura g

    I like the how to iron different fabrics chart. I had no idea. I have always just turned the iron on and waited for it to et hot and then got it over with though I have always used Faultless Starch. 🙂

  • I like the tips about HOW TO MAXIMIZE CLOSET SPACE.

  • Harmony B

    I like to clean an iron

  • Elle

    I like their tip about using hairspray to get rid of ballpoint ink stains.

  • Donna

    i read all of the stain removal tips and loved them!

  • julie

    hairspray for removing stains is brilliant

  • Heather B

    I love the tip on how to remove dog hair. I definitely have to try this!