10 Ways to Save Money on Laundry

10 Ways to Save Money on Laundry

There are seven in our household so I am always on the hunt for Ways to Save Money on Laundry. Some ways are very obvious. I do have to admit that sometimes I need a refresher, ha ha. Laundry has become quite an issue as far as the budget. Our water as well as our gas and electric have been through the roof lately. I had my son do some research for ways for us to help with saving on our laundry. I thought all of you  would appreciate these 10 Ways to Save Money on Laundry.

Use Colder Water – I hate handling cold, wet clothes just as much as the next person; I would honestly skip out on that torture any day, but that is the only negative of washing your clothes with cold water. Studies have shown that roughly 80-90% of the energy you put into washing machine is put into making that water hot. Something a lot of people don’t realize is that your water doesn’t have to be boiled over the magma of Krakatoa to clean your clothes. In fact, most detergents made in this day-and-age are specifically formulated to work in colder water.

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