Tips To Help You Prepare Before You Go To The Laundromat

Doing laundry in the comfort of your own home is truly a joy, especially if you have had to do laundry at a laundromat. When you don’t have a washer and dryer in your home, whether your home be a duplex, house or apartment here are some tips to help you out.

When it comes time to do laundry the key is to do what you can in your apartment or house before you leave for the laundromat even if it is only a couple doors down.

Separate Your Whites and Colors
If you wash your colors and whites separately, separate your laundry before you get the laundry area.

Separate Your Regular and Delicate Clothes
If you have certain clothes that can be washed and dried on a normal cycle, such as towel, and you have certain clothes that require cold water or low settings on the dryer you will want to separate the two kinds of laundry before you are in the laundry facility.

Check for Stains and Deal With Them
Before you leave for the laundry room in your apartment complex or head out for the laundromat make sure that you check your dirty clothes for stains. If you use a stain stick or spray to eliminate stains use it before you get the laundry facility.

Carry Only What You Need
This is great if you live in an apartment complex with a laundry facility on the premises. Take a empty plastic bottle and fill it with the amount of liquid laundry detergent that you need, rather than lugging the whole bottle of liquid laundry detergent to the laundry room. You can do the same for powdered detergent.

Some times when you need to do certain laundry you should avoid using a laundry facility.

If You Love It and Can’t Live With Out It, Wash It By Hand
Since so many different people use the washers and dryers in a laundry facility, there is a chance that something could happen to your clothes. If you have an item or items that you can not live without, wash them by hand if you can.

If It’s New and May Bleed, Wash It By Hand
A lot of coin operated washers do not let you wash small loads, so if you have an article of clothing that may bleed dye on to other clothes, wash it by hand until it no longer can contaminate your other laundry.

There is one thing that you will always need when you are using a coin operated washer and dryer, quarters.

Keep Extra Quarters
Life can be hectic and when you are using coin operated washers and dryers, some laundry facilities offer washers and dryers that take debit cards and credit cards, you will want to make sure that you always have extra quarters on hand. When you need to be doing laundry you won’t want to be making a trip to the bank first.

The key to keeping a trip to do your laundry, even when it is on the property of where you live, is to have everything you can done while you are still in your home.

These are just some tips that you can do before you are actually in the the laundromat, click on the author’s name to view an article of tips for once you are in the laundry facility.

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