Hang Clothes before Laundry Day

by Charlotte Wood
(last updated April 11, 2016)

Laundry day can always entail a certain degree of stress and work. If you're like I am, then you usually wait until you really don't have too many clean clothes left, necessitating an intense day of washing machine and dryer usage. Laundry day can definitely be intense and it's always beneficial to look for ways to reduce the amount of work or stress as you clean your clothes.

One of the ways you can simplify your laundry days is to hang up your clothes before the actual laundry day. This particular technique aims to affect a more efficient way of cleaning. The problem with dirty laundry and hampers is that you put a bunch of dirty clothes together into a confined space. (If you are like some people you even push bunches of dirty laundry into the hamper.) This means that odors and even some of the stains could transfer from one piece of clothing to another, making your cleaning job all the harder.

To help solve this problem, take your clothes out of the hamper and actually hang them up to air out a bit, prior to doing the laundry. By allowing them to air out, you avoid some of the odor problems often present in dirty laundry. Also, hanging them up allows you to inspect them easier for stains you need to treat or minor mending that may need to be done. (It's better to discover these things before the clothes have been through the wash cycle.)

Laundry day may still be stressful and overwhelming at times, but there are ways to reduce the stress and the intensity of cleaning your clothes. If you try hanging your clothes before washing, then you'll reduce the amount of work you'll have to do and keep your clothes in better overall condition.

Author Bio

Charlotte Wood


Pain Free Silky Legs

You all love having silky smooth legs, but sometimes getting those silky smooth legs hurts! Here is a way to avoid the ...

Discover More

Finding Perfect Makeup for Less

If you love makeup, then I'm sure you've found that makeup can get expensive. But you don't have to empty your wallet to ...

Discover More

Developing Fuller, Smoother, Sexier Lips

Ever want to have fuller, smoother, and sexier lips? Even if you weren't born with luscious lips, you can take steps to ...

Discover More

Tough Cleaning Jobs Require Brawny! Brawny paper towels provide the versatility you need: the strength for demanding jobs and the softness to clean up your child's messy face. This 24-roll pack of pick-a-size sheets can handle just about every cleaning task in your home. Check out Brawny 24-Pack Giant Paper Towels today!

More Cleaning Tips

Removing a Tomato Stain

Did you get a tomato stain on your shirt at last night's dinner? With a few easy steps, you can get your shirt to look as ...

Discover More

Washing Shirts

For some reason, washing shirts, particularly dress shirts, is something that many people have a hard time with. Stains ...

Discover More

Freshen Your Clothes with Dryer Sheets

Clothing always smells sweet and fresh when it comes out of the dryer. Maintain that fresh scent by keeping dryer sheets ...

Discover More

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in Cleaning Tips from Tips.Net. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

View most recent newsletter.


If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is 4 + 4?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)

Newest Tips

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in Cleaning Tips from Tips.Net. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)

View the most recent newsletter.