I just had to share my new favorite laundry trick.
We have a new front load machine with a ton of extra features. The basics were obvious, so of course I didn’t read the instruction manual.
When my de-cluttering came to the laundry room, I decided to look through it and learn about the extra features I haven’t been using before filing it away. Low and behold, I found the greatest little button – delayed start.
I don’t know how many times I’ve put off starting a load because I wouldn’t be able to move it to the dryer right away, only to forget about it entirely, or started a load, forgot to move it to the dryer and had to rewash it.
Now I’ve added tossing a load in to my nightly routine and set the timer to start an hour or so before I get up, and in the morning I toss it in the dryer.
No more spoiled clothes, no more delays, and one less mid day trip up the stairs (I have a toddler and a mischievous 8 month old puppy, so believe me when I say that one trip is significant!).
I love that little button!
Fluttering in Washington
FlyLady here: Our habit for August is working on Laundry.
A load a day keeps CHAOS away! We have a great tool to help you sort as you take your clothes off.
Do you have a story or tips that will help other FlyBabies with this habit? Please send them to FlyLady@FlyLady.net with LAUNDRY in the subject line.