1: 1. Sort laundry by color and fabric type. 2. Use cold water to save energy and prevent shrinking.

2: 3. Pretreat stains with detergent or stain remover. 4. Avoid overloading the washing machine for better cleaning.

3: 5. Use dryer balls instead of dryer sheets. 6. Clean lint trap after each use for optimal performance.

4: 7. Fold or hang clothes immediately to prevent wrinkles. 8. Wash towels separately to avoid lint transfer to clothing.

5: 9. Read clothing labels for proper care instructions. 10. Use a mesh laundry bag for delicate items in the washer.

6: 11. Avoid using too much detergent for cleaner clothes. 12. Let clothes air dry to save energy and prevent shrinkage.

7: 13. Wash your bedding regularly for a clean sleep environment. 14. Use a fabric softener or vinegar for soft and fresh-smelling clothes.

8: 15. Keep laundry supplies organized and easily accessible. 16. Schedule laundry days to stay on top of chores.

9: 17. Use a laundry timer to prevent forgotten loads. 18. Follow garment care symbols for proper washing and drying.