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Laundry tips for college students

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    1. Sort your colors: Separate darks from lights and delicate fabrics from more durable garments. When in doubt use cold water, especially for dark clothes to avoid shrinking, fading, and bleeding of dyes.
  • 2. Pre-treat stains : The sooner you address splotches and spills, the more successful you’ll be getting them out. Keep Ariel detergent with your laundry supplies to dab dirt, grease and other spills away before they set
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    3. Get ready to rumble : Close zippers, hooks and snaps, and fasten any Velcro closures. Unbutton all buttons (button holes can tear in the washer). Empty pockets and turn them inside out.
  • 4. Establish a laundry routine : Washing clothes doesn’t have to be a monumental task. If you add laundry to your weekly to-do list, it’ll be much easier to keep the chore manageable. Try to do your wash during off-peak.
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