9 Ways to Make Laundry Day Easier

Cut laundry day in half.

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March 11, 2020
By: Amanda Mushro

Photo By: Martin Poole

Lighten Your Load

On the days when your laundry piles seem endless and you’re pretty sure you’ll be folding clothes for the rest of your life, you are probably thinking, there has to be an easier way! While it would be nice to have someone take over laundry duties – we can dream, right?– there are a few things you can add to your routine that will lighten the load.

Organic Eco Wool Dryer Balls

Wool dryer balls can cut down on drying time. Skip harsh chemicals in dryer sheets, and you’ll save money while wearing super soft clothes. These dryer balls are organic, chemical free, fragrance free and hypoallergenic, so you can use them for everyone in your family—even babies. These are highly rated and a much-needed addition to your laundry day routine.

BUY IT: Amazon, $24

3-Tier Drying Rack

These space-saving drying racks are perfect for clothes that don’t go in the dryer. Now, all of your delicates and sweaters have a place to dry, and you won’t have to maneuver around bulky drying racks.

BUY IT: Amazon, $10

Heavy Duty Laundry Sorter Rolling Cart

Who has time to sort the laundry? Not you! That’s why you need laundry hampers, which makes it super easy for everyone in your family to keep all of their laundry separated and ready for the washing machine. Plus, this one has wheels that help you move around easily. For younger kids, add a picture of what items go in each hamper for optimum sorting.

BUY IT: Amazon, $39

Hanger Stacker

Untangling hangers on laundry day is frustrating and such a waste of time. Instead of wrestling with hangers, use this organizer to keep them in once place and tangle free.

BUY IT: Amazon, $19

SockDock Laundry Helper

Here’s a solution for socks that are constantly getting lost in the wash. Just clip pairs of socks onto the SockDock and toss them in the wash and dyer. The socks stay put, get cleaned and you don’t have to spend time wondering where they went.

BUY IT: Amazon, $14

LintEater Rotary Dryer Vent Cleaning System

If your dryer is taking way too long, it may be time to clean out the vents. Even if you are cleaning the lint trap after each use, plenty of excess gets trapped in the vent system. Not only is this slowing down your dryer and making it less efficient, but it can also be a fire hazard. This vent cleaning system is highly rated by users and can help get your dryer working just as fast as you do.

BUY IT: Amazon, $30

Puracy Natural Laundry Stain Remover

You don’t have time to scrub stains. So get a stain remover that is a fan favorite and will do the work for you. Puracy Natural Laundry Stain Remover is highly rated on Amazon, can be used on different types of clothes and fabrics and will safely remove stains without harsh chemicals or bleach. Grab a bottle and say bye-bye to stains.

BUY IT: Amazon, $21

Gogooda 7-Piece Laundry Bags for Delicates

Don’t start a different load of laundry for all of your delicates. This set of mesh bags makes it easy to wash and dry delicates, sweaters, knits, swimsuits, bras or shoes safely. The different sized bags will keep your laundry organized during each cycle.

BUY IT: Amazon, $10

FoldiMate

If you have a lot of money to spend and don’t want to fold your own clothes, this machine will do it for you. There is currently a waiting list for this fancy tech but hey, it’s totally worth the wait.

BUY IT: FoldiMate, $1,000-$2,000

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