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    Updated on Jun 4, 2019. Posted on Jun 3, 2019

    28 Things From Walmart To Help You Master The Art Of Doing Laundry

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    1. A cute and useful print to help you decipher all those confusing laundry care symbols so nothing is washed incorrectly again.

    Walmart

    Price: $12.99+ (available in three sizes)

    2. An all-natural laundry add-on that'll brighten colors and whites and remove stains. It's free from phosphates, chlorine, color, and fragrance.

    Walmart

    The cute retro tin is just a bonus!

    Price: $17.99

    3. An attractive double hamper so you can keep clothes separated and ready for laundry day.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Good quality for the price, and I don't mind having this visible in our bedroom!" —Mandy31

    Price: $23.95

    4. A wall-mount ironing board holder with a storage basket for your iron — it's great for smaller homes that don't have a utility closet.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This item is exactly what I need to store my iron and ironing board. It is compact and designed perfectly for a variety of places, from the wall in the laundry room to a small pantry door. It can be hung with ease and is unobtrusively placed for maximizing essential space. At its current price, this is a real bargain." —HappyCamper

    Price: $13.46

    5. A clothes folder to make the task of folding laundry a lot more tolerable. It can be adjusted to accommodate thicker pieces like sweaters. You'll have a neat and uniform stack in no time!

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Lightweight and works exactly as intended. Also adjustable for different weight fabrics and folds up for easy storage." —lzblvns

    Price: $10.67

    6. A collapsible basket that can hold an entire load of laundry when opened and fit anywhere when flattened.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This basket is AWESOME! I don't have a separate laundry room (it's actually a part of our main bathroom), so I have no extra room for loads of clothes. I love that I can pull this basket out from under my machine and pop it closed when done." —Mom0204

    Price: $20.42+ (available in two shapes)

    7. A hanging mesh sweater dryer so your favorite knits don't stretch out on regular drying racks or hangers. Just hook it onto your shower rod — it can hold up to 10 pounds of clothing.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Excellent for bulky sweaters. No rack marks on delicate items." —Lola

    Price: $7.97

    8. A set of wool dryer balls for an eco-friendly and chemical-free alternative to dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener. They reduce static cling, wrinkles, and lint and help clothes dry faster. One set will last for years!

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Using the wool balls in my dryer has allowed me to eliminate drying time and the use of harmful chemical which are in fabric softeners. They really cut drying time about 40%. They also eliminate lint on the articles I am drying." —AnnieFanny

    Price: six-pack for $15.99

    9. A bottle of lavender essential oil to add to aforementioned wool dryer balls. It'll give your laundry a naturally fresh scent.

    Walmart

    Price: $8.97

    10. Sock-pairing clips that'll ensure single socks never get lost again in the Bermuda Triangle that is your dryer.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Laundry day is no longer a burden thanks to the SockDock. Socks remain in pairs while doing laundry and the washer can no longer eat them. It has saved me (and my family of four) so much time on laundry day!" —MarriedWithKids

    Price: two-pack for $14.99+ (available in four colors)

    11. A cap washer so you can protect your favorite hat from losing its shape in the wash.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "I washed my favorite cap in the top rack of the dishwasher and it came out looking like new! Wish I would have found this product years ago. Going to buy a couple more so I can wash more than one cap at a time." —BCBfan

    Price: $7.45+ (available in three colors)

    12. A drawstring bag with an adjustable strap for an easy way to haul a week's worth of dirty clothes to the laundromat (if you're in college or live in an apartment that doesn't have laundry in unit). Plus, your hands will be free to carry detergent and other supplies.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This is so adorable and very well made. There is just one problem — it is so cute that I don't want to put dirty laundry in it! I am seriously thinking of using it for a weekend bag! It is that nice! Great price, too!" —tracen

    Price: $8.22

    13. Scent booster beads designed to get the stink out of your activewear and keep it smelling fresh all day.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Use it a good bit, especially with towels. Keeps them smelling fresher, longer. I'm a big fan of the sport brand with teen boys in the house. Great for sport uniforms." —Joe

    Price: $9.94

    14. A stain removing powder that'll dislodge stubborn spots without bleaching or discoloring the fabric.

    Walmart

    Add this into your regular detergent to get clothes extra clean.

    Promising review: "Had a pile of sweatshirt favorites...all with greasy set-in stains/spots on the front of them that wouldn't budge. Tried over and over, using different methods and products of pre-soak and pre-treat stain removers. Added a full scoop (provided inside) of the OxiClean to a full load of thirteen sweatshirts (from last year's football season barbecues). All had a variety of stubborn stains that had been through a few loads of laundry and the dryer cycles...so they were well set-in stains. Initially I let them soak in OxiClean with warm water for an hour, then ran them through the normal cycle with a second rinse. (Had previously done the same routine with many different products). After loading them all through the dryer cycle again, I was shocked to see that all the set in oil stains were finally completely gone!' —Toofunnyhaha

    Price: $9.97

    15. A tablet so you can restore the washing machine to sparkling clean and odorless state. The washer needs washing, too, you know.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "My top loading washer recommended this and I thought that it was a gimmick made by the manufacturer. Wow, was I wrong! After having terrible problems with mold build-up and difficulty with my HE washer stopping at various times, I bought Affresh. I needed to follow the recommended procedure when there was a lot of build up...using a tablet in three consecutive cycles. Now I am using it one time a month. My washer is now like new. I love it." —eye2mnot

    Price: three-pack for $7.87

    16. A gentle detergent for washing more precious wool and silk garments. You won't need to dry clean them anymore!

    Walmart

    Promising review: "I have a few small garments I wouldn't trust in a washing machine, so Woolite saves the day. I add a few capfuls to a sink filled with cold water, let the item soak a few minutes, then rinse it out and wring it lightly between folded towels before air drying. Even without the oscillation of a machine wash, my delicates are noticeably cleaner after only two minutes of soaking — you can see it in the water. I generally don't like detergent scents, but this is faint enough that it's never bothered me. Woolite is an old-school clean, but I haven't found anything better for hand-washing delicates." —Snausages

    Price: $4.47

    17. A natural fabric softener to make your laundry smell fresh and feel fluffy without any icky chemical ingredients.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "Works well. I have allergies and the natural scent doesn't bother me at all. Softens quite well." —3patty

    Price: $8.99

    18. A rolling laundry sorter cart with an attached ironing board (that lifts up for easy access to the removable canvas bags). Think of it as your personal laundry center: sort, carry, iron, and fold all in one place.

    Walmart

    Price: $55.99

    19. A laundry add-in so you can banish those funky odors from your clothes, towels, and linens.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "I have large dogs and their blankets and bedding get very smelly. If I throw a capful of this in the wash, it gets rid of any bad odors. I used to have to wash them three or four times to get the smell out but this has fixed that! Anything that helps me do less laundry is a good thing." —AprilRain

    Price: $8.84

    20. A gentle yet effective down cleaner for preserving the natural oils, loft, and warmth of down. You can use it on jackets, sleeping bags, and comforters.

    Walmart

    Price: two-pack for $24.99

    21. A slim rolling storage cart to fit perfectly between a washer and dryer.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "It is lightweight, on wheels, and fits into the tight space between my washer and dryer perfectly." —rowlady

    Price: $33.17

    22. A Downy ball that automatically dispenses softener during the rinse cycle (for washing machines that don't come with a built-in fabric softener release). Just fill it up and pop it in at the start of the wash, and you won't have to wait around!

    Walmart

    It's designed for use in traditional (non-HE) machines.

    Price: $7.45

    23. A hanger stacker so you can keep all the hangers neat, untangled, and ready-to-use for the next laundry day.

    Walmart

    Price: $12.81

    24. A drying rack that'll providing ample hanging space and fold flat for compact storage.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This laundry rack exceeded my expectations. It's very sturdy, holds a lot of clothes, and it comes pre-assembled. I use laundry racks to dry jeans, sweaters, and cotton tops and the Whitmor racks don't sway under the weight of heavy, wet clothes. 10 stars if that was a choice for rating!" —AHappyPerson

    Price: $25

    25. A pair of pant stretchers to ensure wrinkle-free, creased trousers. Insert one stretcher into each pant leg and hang to dry — you won't even need to iron them.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "I love these things. My jeans always needed to be ironed. I never put them in the dryer because I don't want them to shrink anymore. The pants stretcher keeps the legs looking good. No ironing needed." —Dick

    Price: two-pack for $15.29

    26. A laundry sanitizer that kills any bacteria your detergent doesn't, preventing odors and the spread of illnesses. It works in cold water (just add to the rinse cycle) and doesn't contain bleach so it's safe to use on most fabrics.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "My son works in a restaurant, and the smells of onion, chicken, and everything else lingers on his uniform. I wanted to help so I tried Lysol Laundry Sanitizer. It eased the smells after the first washing — remember he's worked in these clothes for several years. After two washes, the smells are gone." —DebbieJean

    Price: $9.89

    27. A set of mesh laundry bags (in assorted sizes) so your delicate garments won't get damaged in the wash.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This fits my needs perfectly, great variety of sizes. I bought them for washing my bras but also found it useful in washing socks and other delicates. Sometimes my running socks get stuck in shirts or otherwise lost so this is very helpful." —Anibal

    Price: seven-pack for $11.99

    28. Dye-trapping sheets for mixed laundry batches so your white shirts don't come out pink because of one rogue red sock.

    Walmart

    These work in all water temperatures!

    Promising review: "My favorite laundry tool! I have used these for years and they really do keep colors from bleeding onto other items in your load!" —jemfirst

    Price: 72-pack for $10.99

    Don't let this happen to you again!

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    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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