Laundry Hacks You Will Wish You Knew Sooner!

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Okay so it’s finally the time of the week that everyone hates…. laundry day! Honestly, is there anyone who even likes to do laundry? Probably Not.

Today we have some easy hacks and tricks that will help doing your laundry less painful!

In a rush and don’t have an iron?

We get it everyone is busy and when you’re too busy getting dressed which is totally understandable that not everyone thinks of getting an iron ready. That’s where a hair straightener comes in handy! You want to make sure you clean your hair straightener first before using it on your clothes. Also, remember to lower the heat on any items that are more delicate.

De-wrinkling made easier!

Save time and effort by putting your wrinkly clothes in the dryer and throw in some ice and voilà! Wrinkle-free clothes! What the ice cube actually does is that it creates steam and that will allow your clothes to de-wrinkle.

Washing machine smells?

To clean your washing machine all you really need to do is run it on the hot setting and add one to two cups of distilled white vinegar and it will eliminate any bacteria!

Sorting is a pain?

Make sorting your clothes a lot easier by marking the tags of your garments with colored sharpies to reference what garments need to be washed or dried a certain way.

Use a dry erase marker to write down any reminders you need on your washer or dryer

Tired of mix-match socks?

Use a mesh bag and place all of your socks inside so they won’t disappear!

Hats needs a washing?

Put your hats in a small container with warm water and place some detergent, then shake them up and you’ll instantly see all of the dirt build up floating in the water!

Do your clothes still smell even after washing it?

Clothes smell because it has bacteria trapped in the fibers and it needs to be disinfected. To disinfect your garments all you need to do is soak them in warm water with half cup of vinegar and re-wash them and the smell should disappear!

Getting annoyed with bleeding clothes?

Help your clothes stay bright by adding salt to the wash!

Say goodbye to pilling!

Over time fibers start to pill because of constant friction or because they are becoming warn out. To get rid of those annoying pills on your clothing all you need is a clean razor and light shave them off!

Hate Getting Shocked every time you touch your clothes?

Throw in an aluminum foil in the dryer and it will instantly remove any static cling.

Got Stains? Remember these rules!

Ink:

  • Rub with hairspray

Grass:

  1. Use one part dish soap and two parts hydrogen peroxide.
  2. Rinse with cold water

Blood (or any body fluids):

  1. First rinse with cold water
  2. Then soak with hydrogen peroxide and one cup of baking soda

Sweat:

  • Soak with lemon juice and water and let dry in the sun

Coffee/Tea/Wine:

  1. Soak in vinegar or try scrubbing with a paste of baking powder and water.
  2. Rinse with cold water

Grease/Oil/Lipstick:

  1. Rub some chalk on the stain
  2. Rinse with cold water

Food:

  • Soak stain in dish washing liquid and water.

Alright there you have it guys! I hope these easy tips and tricks will make doing laundry easier and more enjoyable! For more easy hacks you can check out our website http://www.1stsourceservall.com/. If you found this post helpful be sure to like and share it with a friend. Please feel free to leave us any tips, questions, comments, or recommendations in the comment section below.

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