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20 tips to save on laundry
We come clean on how to save 90% or more on laundry detergent and how to cut your washer and dryer's operating costs.
Story Updated: May 22, 2012
19. Dry similar fabrics together. Load your dryer with similar fabrics for maximum efficiency. For example, dry lighter synthetic fabrics (like tank tops and T-shirts) together and heavier natural fabrics (like towels and jeans) together.
20. Skip the iron. Ironing consumes electricity and time. Instead, hang or fold your clothes as soon as you take them out of the dryer. Or take what you plan to wear that day with you to the bathroom when you shower. The steam from the shower can remove the wrinkles.