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Laundry is an endless (and thankless) chore. Some weeks feel a constant wash, dry, fold, repeat. Once you have some children or pets to take care of, the laundry pile gets even worse. We feel your pain and we want to assist you so that you can spend more time doing the things you love.

If you would like to spend some time outside of the laundromat or your own laundry room, this guide is here to help. While you cannot enter a magical setting that allows you to speed up the washing machine, we do have a hack that shaves some much needed time off the drying process. All you need to pull this trick off is one dry towel. There is no more to it than that!

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Grab any of your old bath towels when you are ready to get started and add it to the damp laundry in the dryer. Once this towel has been added to the damp laundry, the humidity and water from the load is absorbed more easily which speeds up the drying process and gives you more time to handle all of the other household duties that you have been neglecting. Maybe it’s finally time to tackle that junk drawer?

All jokes aside, it often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day and the little things like this can sometimes make a massive difference. Plus, the majority of dryers come equipped with sensors that are designed to sense when the laundry is fully dry. By placing the dry towel in each load, you ensure a faster drying time which also saves money!

Would you like to learn about a wide range of other laundry related hacks? The clip below is an absolute godsend and the 15 hacks it shares are sure to make life easier. The tips are as simple as they are effective! Check it out!

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