11 Game-Changing Laundry Products You Need to Know About
We get it: doing laundry can be a total hassle. Luckily, there are plenty of genius laundry hacks out there, including products that will save you time (that’s where this list comes in). Check out these genius finds that will help make washing, drying, and folding your clothes a total breeze.
Laundry Soap Station
This soap station dispenses just the right amount of detergent with the push of a button.
To buy: $18; amazon.com.
FlipFold Shirt & Laundry Folder
Clean clothes won't pile up with this laundry tool! It folds clothes quickly and efficiently.
To buy: $30; amazon.com.
Collapsible Laundry Basket
Laundry baskets can be bulky, but this collapsible one takes care of that problem. When empty, it shrinks down to just 3 inches!
To buy: $30; amazon.com.
Babyganics Natural Wool Dryer Balls
Sensitive skin? Toss one of these irritant-free wool balls into the dryer instead of using dryer sheets (or even fabric softener). They also reduce drying time and static.
To buy: $19 for three; amazon.com.
Laundry Grabber Arm Extension for Deep Tub Washing Machines
Tired of bending over your machine to reach items left behind? Use this arm extension instead and give your back a break.
To buy: $21; amazon.com.
Dreft Portable Pretreater Stain Pen
This spot treater is pretty genius. Its rubber tip helps agitate the stain to lift it off the fibers so each garment comes clean in the wash.
To buy: $4, buybuybaby.com.
Saldebus Jean Hanger
Air-drying denim can help prevent stretching and fading, so consider suspending your post-wash pants from the belt loops on this specialty hanger.
To Buy: $30, saldebus.com.
Reliable Dash 100GH Hand-Held Garment Steamer
When wrinkles pose a problem, this super lightweight (it’s only about 2.5 pounds) handheld steamer will be your solution. The steam heats up in just 30 seconds and won’t leak and leave behind any annoying water spots while de-wrinkling.
To buy: $49, reliablecorporation.com.
FurLifter Garment Brush
Furry friends and a dark wardrobe don’t mix. Fight the (inevitable) fuzz with this reusable lint brush. Sweep it over the fabric to pick up lint then insert the wand back in its self-cleaning holder, where the collected hair gets pushed toward a hole in the base (making it easy to toss in the trash).
To buy: $20, amazon.com.
Chipmunk Laundry Bags
Expandable to up to 40-inches tall, this sturdy sack will make trips to the laundromat much less cumbersome. Wear it like a backpack or use the single strap for lighter loads and keep your dryer sheets, keys, and cell phone accessible within the interior pocket.
To Buy: $75, chipmunkbags.com.
Studio 3B Over-the-Door Collapsible Door Valet
Make air-drying an easy feat with this over-the-door valet. It provides the perfect place to hang your damp clothing, and it collapses down when you don’t need it.
To buy: $15; bedbathandbeyond.com.