We do laundry once a week on Sundays. We do 4 loads each week: my clothes, his clothes, jeans/slacks, towels/whites. Sometimes we have a little more, sometimes a little less. If need be, we will do a load during the week, but I think we may have done that once in the past year.
I do one load per day on a rotating schedule... my clothes, kids clothes, dh's clothes, towels, bed linens, dh's clothes (he only has a few work clothes so I do them twice a week), then Sunday's we're generally too busy. Its never completely done but the schedule ensures everything gets done once a week and I don't have to stress about it.
I have 2 drying racks and do 2 loads a day. I don't line dry everything, but alot of stuff is line dried. I don't have room to hand sheets and dh's work clothes do better if they are dried a little. My dryer has several selections for tempurature and I do know that it has reduced my gas bill to dry according to size and fabric.
On average, at least a couple of loads a day. All of the loads are either large or super sized loads. By the time we each change clothes 3 to 4 times a day(from Pj's to work/school clothes to work out clothes and on Wednesday into church clothes after the gym), shower(we wash the towels after each use) and do linens(sheets and blankets at least once a week) - we generate a lot of laundry on a daily basis. We use the dryer for 99.9% of the laundry.
Every stinking day. Nine people, one in cloth diapers make alot of laundry. I have the kids rewear play clothes for 2 or 3 days and wear school jeans twice and dh and I do the same and there is still alot of laundry. ~sigh~ And I feel your pain about getting things dry. It takes jeans forever to dry on my rack.
I am with the rest of you, seems we wash clothes every day......
A little hint for getting levi's to dry faster. Hang them on a hanger with clothes pins (pin the back of the jeans to the hanger, leaving the front loose)....they dry a lot faster than they do hanging on a dryer rack.
Between DH and I we do at least 2 loads a day. I have a rod above washer and dryer and hang all shirts, put sweats and shorts over the back of my kitchen chair. I use the dryer for underwear, jeans, sheets and towels in the winter.
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