20 Must Know Laundry Hacks

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Get control over the laundry chaos with these 20 laundry hacks that will change your life!

20+ laundry hacks

The laundry situation in my house is getting rough y’all….between my three boys (one who is still isn’t 100% potty trained) and my husband’s multiple military uniforms I’m starting to get buried under piles and piles of laundry.

The situation isn’t being helped by all the snow-attire being added to the mix this week either! In honor of my laundry predicament, I compiled a list of my very favorite laundry hacks, tips and trick to help you {and me} keep on top of this never-ending chore!

Laundry Hacks You Need to Know

  1. How to Clean a Top Load Washing Machine Don’t let grime build-up that will affect your washer’s ability to clean. Instead, use this quick guide to keep your washing machine in top shape!
  2. How to Clean a Front Load Washing Machine Front-load washing machines are notorious for allowing mold and mildew build-up, which can stink up your laundry. This tutorial shows how to get rid of even the most stubborn mold inside your front load washer.
  3. Homemade Laundry Soap It’s easier than you think to make inexpensive laundry soap at home!
  4. Homemade Fabric Softener Just like laundry soap, you can save so much money by making your own homemade fabric softener.
  5. How to Clean Your Dryer Cleaning your dryer isn’t just to keep your clothes clean, it’s a safety issue! This step by step tutorial for cleaning a dryer should be done at least twice a year to avoid fire risk.
  6. How to Wash and Whiten Pillows Like our linens, pillows should also be washed regularly, although they can be a challenge. Learn how to easily wash and whiten pillows with this tutorial.
  7. How to Use Foil Instead of Dryer Sheets If you don’t want to buy dryer sheets, foil is a great alternative to preventing static build-up in the dryer.
  8. How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Once you learn the easy way to fold a fitted sheet, you’ll never go back. It’s easier than you think!
  9. How to Easily Put on a Duvet Cover Don’t let the challenge of removing and replacing a duvet cover keep you from washing it regularly, this secret to changing a duvet cover will literally blow your mind with how easy it is!
  10. How to Freshen Towels Musty towels are no fun, learn how to fix and prevent that stale, musty smell towels can get.
  11. DIY Wrinkle Releaser This DIY wrinkle release spray is perfect for traveling or quick fixes for wrinkled clothes.
  12. How to Enjoy Folding Laundry Folding laundry is one of the most dreaded chores at my house, here are Gwen’s tips for making the best of this tedious task.
  13. Homemade Stain Remover This homemade stain remover is so great you’ll want to keep on hand all the time!
  14. DIY Scented Dryer Balls Scent your laundry without store-bought dryer sheets with these DIY scented dryer balls.
  15. Large Family Laundry Tips If you have a large family you know how hard it can be to keep up with the laundry, check out these tips to help you keep on top of the chaos.
  16. DIY Laundry Brighteners Brighten your laundry the DIY way with this recipe for laundry brightener you can make at home.
  17. How to Remove Bleeding from Clothes There’s nothing worse than opening a load of laundry to find it all turned colors from clothes that bled. Find out how to fix this laundry mistake with this guide.
  18. How to Remove Ink Stains Ink stains don’t have to mean its time to throw away your clothes, here is a guide to removing these stubborn stains.
  19. How to Remove Red Wine Stains Like ink, red wine can be one of the hardest stains to get out. Find out the secret to removing this stubborn stain.
  20. Finally, get a handle on your laundry with this Printable Daily Cleaning Checklist you can customize for your family’s schedule.

How do you keep control on the chaos that is laundry? Let me know your favorite tips and tricks in the comments!!

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  1. That’s an awesome list of resources, but don’t you think vinegar should be a laundry hack as well. As much as I understand, it is really a life saver when it comes to laundry, you can do so much with it.
    I didn’t read all the 20 resources, so sorry vinegar was among them, but anyways thanks a ton for these awesome hacks, definitely learnt a couple of new things 🙂

  2. When my husband was in The service he took his clothes to the laundry on post to have them clean for a nominal fee. That was one the best laundry solutions that I’ve ever had. It’s worth your time to have the post laund The service he took his clothes to the laundry on post to have them clean for a nominal fee. That was one the best laundry solutions that I’ve ever had. It’s worth your time for the post laundry clean his uniforms (they used to do all his clothes). He can drop them off and pick them up saving you even more valuable time.

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