Laundry tips and tricks of the week to help make getting the laundry done way easier.
Tip No. 1.
What’s the secret to soft, fluffy towels? Vinegar and baking soda. Add these two ingredients to your load of towels plus half the recommended amount of detergent.
Tip No. 2.
If you don’t have time to press your shirts/slacks simply hang them in your bathroom while you take a hot shower. The steam will help release the wrinkles from your garments.
Tip No. 3.
Whoops! You’ve accidentally shrunk your favorite sweater. No worries – soak it in a solution of hair conditioner and warm water, then gently it back to it’s original size.
Tip No. 4.
Rock salt stains on your slacks? Brush the pants with a soft hairbrush in a sweeping motion to remove dried rock salt, mix 1 tablespoon of white vinegar with 1 quarter of warm water and sponge on any remaining salt stains. Let them air dry and then launder pants as usual.
Tip No. 5.
Cut drying time by adding a towel to the dryer.
Tip No. 6.
Skip the dryer sheets and fabric softener to make your towels last longer and more absorbent.
Tip No. 7.
Vinegar and Baking Soda instead of detergent will revive your old towels.
Tip No. 8.
Tennis balls in the dryer will decrease wrinkles in your bed linens.
Tip No. 9.
Looking for a DIY bleach alternative? Sprinkle washing soda into the washer.
Tip No. 10.
Add salt to the wash to prevent colors from fading.