How to properly add bleach to a load of whites:

For whites, turn on the washer and allow it to fill a bit with water, add bleach, wait 30 seconds, and then add the clothes.

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Why you should pre-soak:

Presoaking really does reduce the need to wash clothes twice.

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Laundromat offers free drying? Think again:

Beware of laundromats offering free drying. Often they have just raised their washer prices to offset the free drying costs.

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How to fold clothes and avoid wrinkles:

An interesting site about how to fold clothes efficiently and to avoid wrinkles. http://www.onebag.com/pack.html

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What to do if you don’t know how to use a machine:

At a laundromat, when in doubt about using a machine (especially larger ones), ask the attendant. That’s what they are there for

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Cut your laundry bill in half:

To save money, try line drying your clothes.

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Why you lose money by overfilling your dryer:

Don’t overfill your dryer. A stuffed dryer won’t dry any of the clothes in it and you are wasting money.

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Laundromat Etiquette Part 2

Laundromat etiquette: If there are two machines left and you have three more loads, leave one machine open.

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Laundromat Etiquette Part 1

Laundromat etiquette: Never leave a finished load of laundry in the machine for more than 5 minutes.

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The perils of drying screenprinted t-shirts:

Be careful about drying screenprinted t-shirts. Sometimes the heat from the dryer will melt the printing.

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