15 Life-Changing Laundry Tips You Wish You Knew About Sooner

    It's about time you really clean up.

    1. Make your own nontoxic laundry detergent.

    2. Or DIY your own laundry detergent tabs.

    3. Wash your socks in a lingerie bag and you'll never be stranded with unmatched socks again.

    4. Use a dry-erase marker to write reminders and special washing instructions on top of the washing machine or dryer.

    5. Are your towels feeling WAY less absorbent? Avoid fabric softeners and dryer sheets.

    6. To revive *scratchy* towels, wash them with vinegar.

    7. Want to air-dry something without getting creases in it? Use a pool noodle.

    8. Unshrink clothes with baby shampoo and a towel.

    9. Wanna dry your sneakers without hearing them DIE A SLOW AND LOUD DEATH? Wedge knotted laces in the dryer door.

    10. Or buy a *brilliant* sneaker dryer bag.

    11. If a colored item bleeds onto other clothes in the wash, DO NOT PUT THEM IN THE DRYER.

    12. Got a few loads? Always start with your delicates.

    13. Frame a laundry cheat sheet and keep it in your laundry room so that you never forget the rules.

    14. Need a dryer ball stat? Ball up some aluminum foil instead.

    15. And lastly, buy black and white laundry bins to make sorting with kids SUPER easy.

    Happy washing!