To ask how often you do laundry?
pudding24 · 04/07/2017 20:59
I've been looking online for a suggested housework schedule (daily, weekly, monthly, etc) and was surprised to see laundry listed as a weekly task in many!
There's only two of us, and what with clothes, underwear, exercise clothes, towels, bedding, etc., if I don't do laundry every day, it starts piling up.
I don't have a dryer and have limited airing space so can't do more than one load a day - do others just do several loads on a designated day?
MrsExpo · 04/07/2017 21:07
Well I don't! There's just two of us as well and I do laundry maybe three or four loads per week. A couple of loads of clothing, one of towels and one of bedding. In winter that increases to pretty much every day as we have a dog who is a mud magnet in winter (we live in the country and mud is a fact of life from October to March) so we wash a lot of dog towels.
I can't imagine having a weekly routine written down which days ... Monday ... wash, Tuesday... Hoover house, Wednesday... clean bathroom ... etc, etc .... I just what needs doing as and when it arises.
loveulotslikejellytots · 04/07/2017 21:08
Yeah I do at least a load a day. Me, DH and 18 month old. The 18 month old generates enough on her own for at least 2 loads a week. A load of bedding a week, a load of towels, a load of the dogs bedding/blankets a week. That's 3 loads. I tend to do all that on one of my days off work when the weathers nice as we don't have a dryer.
If I did laundry once a week I wouldn't leave the house for the entire day, I'd just be rotating drying washing and re-filling the machine! Sod that. I don't really notice the laundry, I tend to stick it on in the evening before bed, put it out in the morning, me or DH get it in.
DancesWithOtters · 04/07/2017 21:08
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Changedtocovermyass · 04/07/2017 21:10
Family of 5. More than one load a day, one is 16 months and in reusable nappies but that is only one load every 3rd day. Most of the laundry is bedding / towels. Bedding because 5 beds = 1 load for 5 days of the week and we have someone swimming 6 days out 7.
BuffyFan · 04/07/2017 21:21
Family of 5, including toddler twins. If I don't do a load every day, it mounts up and I have to get through it all at weekends or somebody has to go without clean sheets for a bit longer
I can see how if you had a drier you wouldn't have to do loads every day, but through the winter at least I've only space inside for 2 loads to be drying at a time, so I have to maintain momentum!
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