- Sort before you wash. Get at least two hampers, labeling one “whites” and one “darks.” When you're finished with clothes, put them in the right hamper and save yourself the trouble of sorting before you wash.
- Put a stain stick in each bedroom, next to the hamper. That way, whenever you or one of your children is undressing, you can pretreat a stain before it really sets (and you don't have to fish through and try to find the stained item later.
- Keep a laminated copy of a stain remover chart (listing how to get lipstick, blood, chocolate, dirt, etc., out of clothes) next to the .
- When folding laundry, bundle related items together for quick grabbing by rolling or folding them together. This might include bundling together full sets of gym clothes, underwear, and bed linens.
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Laundry Time-saving Tips
LDS Living Staff