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Washing For Every Member of Your Family

A family doing laundry.

Although you’re a family, it’s likely that not every single one of you has the same hobbies or needs. Some of you might like to bake, some of you might like to play football outside, some of you might like to go running, or you love a combination of all three. What makes your family special and unique may also be what makes your laundry day a little more difficult. Whether it’s tough stains or an odor that will just not quit—you, often can’t treat every laundry item the same. We’ve put together the best ways to treat your laundry for every unique member of your family that will hopefully make your laundry day a bit less complicated.

Washing For Every Member of Your Family

Although you’re a family, it’s likely that not every single one of you has the same hobbies or needs. Some of you might like to bake, some of you might like to play football outside, some of you might like to go running, or you love a combination of all three. What makes your family special and unique may also be what makes your laundry day a little more difficult. Whether it’s tough stains or an odor that will just not quit—you, often can’t treat every laundry item the same. We’ve put together the best ways to treat your laundry for every unique member of your family that will hopefully make your laundry day a bit less complicated.

A family doing laundry.

For The Athlete

The amount of body soil left behind on your clothes every day (even after washing) is more than you may realize. Not to mention the amount left after a good workout or soccer game. Without a single workout, your body produces 1 liter of sweat, 10 grams of salt, 40 grams of sebum (oil), and 10 grams of skin cells. If your clothes are not treated properly, all these things can stay lurking in your clothes and that football jersey is no exception.

Another downside to workout gear is that they are often made with synthetic fibers that trap sweat to keep you drier but keep your clothes even dirtier. In order to ensure a proper clean, you will want to note what kind of fabric your clothes are made of. Turning your workout clothes inside out can actually give you a much better clean since we tend to soil the inside of our clothes much more than the outside. Turning them inside out can make the detergent’s job in cleaning your clothes easier and can put your mind and nose at ease in helping eliminate body soil and the odors that come with it.

Kids getting grass stains while playing soccer.

For The Outdoorsy Type

If you have a spouse who loves to hike or a child whose favorite hobby is building mud pies, then you know how easy it is for dirt and grime to not only get on clothes—but stay on clothes. Being outside can also produce sweat and soil—these “stains” may sometimes not even be visible to the naked eye. If you can, however, see stains caused by mud or grass, make sure you properly remove them before they go into the dryer.

Clothes that are put into the dryer without proper stain removal could potentially have those stains ingrained into the fabric permanently (this can also happen with airdrying) and is not easy to reverse. Make sure you are using proper stain removing tools and allowing any chemicals that fight stains to sink into the clothes enough time before they are placed in the dryer. Ensure the washing cycle is working in your favor by using the right amount of laundry detergent as well as reviewing what temperature the fabric should be washed at by checking the tag. Say goodbye to dirt and grass stains your loved ones can’t seem to resist!

A father and daughter out hiking in the woods.
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For The Busy Mom

Laundry time can be exhausting and time consuming for busy moms. Whether you do laundry every night or if you save it for Sunday, you can’t afford to spend extra time on laundry that could be spent with your family. Laundry piles up faster than you can blink, making keeping up imperative.

With everything on your to-do list, your laundry process should be as efficient as possible. Try establishing an efficient routine so you can budget your time accordingly. Also, choose products that can accomplish your goals without creating extra work. DIY solutions can often take hours and sometimes not even solve your problem. We recommend busy moms use products with proven benefits so you can take laundry day off of your list of worries.

Sensitive skin on a pair of hands.

Getting a good and efficient clean can be as easy as finding the right laundry supplies for your family. Each person in your family is special and should be treated as such—but without making your life more difficult on laundry day. Give each person the special care they need without adding more stress to your day or week by using products that help solve every family member’s laundry problems.