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    35 Things To Help You Master The Art Of Doing Laundry

    You're going to have ~suds~ a good time.

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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.

    2. A laundry add-on that'll brighten colors and whites and remove stains. It's free from phosphates, chlorine, color, and fragrance. Plus, the tin is cute.

    3. A double hamper so you can keep clothes separated and ready for laundry day. It's also lined with two removable mesh bags for easy transport from the hamper to your washing machine.

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

    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!

    6. A laundry boost that'll get rid of any odors and organic stains (from pit stains to pet accidents). You can also apply it as a pre-treatment.

    7. A gadget to rest your detergent cup on — it'll catch any drips and prevent a mess.

    8. A magnetic ironing mat that'll transform your washer/dryer top into an ironing board. The fabric can withstand heat up to 500°F.

    9. A cap washer to protect your favorite hat from losing its shape in the wash or in your luggage.

    10. A wall-mounted ironing board holder with a storage basket for your iron and other laundry necessities.

    11. A set of mesh laundry bags (in assorted sizes) to protect your delicate garments from getting damaged in the wash.

    12. A natural stain remover that's non-toxic yet effective at dislodging stubborn stains (without bleaching or discoloring the fabric).

    13. A vintage-inspired wall storage unit to help lost socks find their ~sole~ mates. Clip up the 'single' socks until the matching one is found!

    14. A tablet that'll leave your washing machine sparkling clean and odorless. The washer needs washing, too, you know.

    15. 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.

    16. A nifty tool to recover drawstrings that get lost in the waistband. You'll wonder how you've ever lived without it!

    17. 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.

    18. 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!

    19. 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!

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

    21. A mesh bag for washing and drying sneakers. It attaches to most front-loading washer/dryer doors with Velcro straps so the shoes stay in place.

    22. 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.

    23. A compact, non-electric laundry pod perfect for smaller loads, hand-wash items, and apartments without washer/dryer in-unit.

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

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

    26. A set of washing balls to prevent clothes from getting tangled and help heavier fabrics get a more thorough scrubbing (such as denim and cotton sheets).

    27. A drying rack that provides ample hanging space and folds flat for compact storage. It's perfect for smaller homes!

    28. A fancy wool and cashmere shampoo for washing more precious sweaters/scarves/gloves/hats. You won't need to dry clean them anymore!

    29. A hanger stacker to keep all your hangers neat, untangled, and ready-to-use for the next laundry day.

    30. A magnetic laundry guard that conveniently prevents stuff from falling behind your front-load washer and dryer.

    31. 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.

    32. A cute and retro storage tin perfect for stashing detergent pods, laundry powder, clothespins, dryer sheets, or even some quarters (for communal laundry facilities).

    33. A hamper backpack that's basically made for college students. It makes hauling a huge bag of clothes to the laundry facilities so much easier and leaves your hands free to carry detergent and other supplies.

    34. A portable electric dryer to use anywhere (especially if you don't have access to a full-size one). It can dry a light load in approximately 30 minutes.

    35. A fragrance-free fine fabric wash to use on expensive materials such as silk, linen, really nice bed sheets, towels, and lingerie.

    Wash, dry, fold, repeat!