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How to make laundry dry faster: Mum reveals ‘genius’ hack

How to dry your laundry faster: Mom reveals her ‘genius’ trick for drying laundry in an hour: ‘I’ve been doing mine wrong all my life’

  • A mom has revealed an easy way to reduce the time it takes to dry wet laundry
  • Posting online, the tip is to add an extra step to your washing routine
  • The mother told you to turn on the spin cycle when the laundry was done
  • This reduces the amount of moisture and water in the items

A mom told how to reduce the time it takes to dry wet laundry with a simple washing machine trick.

The woman shared the “genius” hack with the Mums Who Clean Facebook group and said she discovered the trick when she visited her parents.

The tip is to add an extra step to your washing routine by turning on the spin cycle once the wash is done.

This reduces the amount of moisture in the clothes and the amount of time it takes to dry the items.

A mom has shared a 'genius' way to dry wet laundry in just an hour.  The tip includes adding a spin cycle once the wash is complete to reduce the amount of moisture in the clothes or towels (stock image)

A mom has shared a ‘genius’ way to dry wet laundry in just an hour. The tip includes adding a spin cycle once the wash is complete to reduce the amount of moisture in the clothes or towels (stock image)

‘Stunned. I recently stayed with my elderly parents, doing their laundry there,” she wrote online.

“Mama said to me, ‘Don’t forget to spin again after the cycle is over.’

‘I asked her why. Her reaction was that on a cold winter’s day, when there is less sun, it would take less time for the laundry to dry. And guess what, she was right!’

After returning home to rainy Sydney, the woman tried the hack on a load of towels before putting them in the dryer.

‘Normally the load would take one and a half to two hours to dry. They lasted just under 60 minutes,” she said.

“Thanks mom, you’re a genius!”

The woman said her elderly mother told her the trick and tried it herself after coming home to rainy Sydney.  'Normally the load would take one and a half to two hours to dry.  They lasted just under 60 minutes,

The woman said her elderly mother told her the trick and tried it herself after coming home to rainy Sydney. ‘Normally the load would take one and a half to two hours to dry. They lasted just under 60 minutes,” she wrote online (stock image)

Other moms were quick to praise the idea after it was shared online.

“It takes days for my laundry to dry on the drying racks, hoping this will solve the problem!” wrote a woman.

“Run to my washing machine to turn the towels one more time!” added another.

A third said: ‘What a great idea! I’m going to do this now too!’

While the idea seemed revolutionary to most, some claimed to have been using the tactic “for years.”

“I’ve been doing this for about three years now. It is awesome. Even in the summer I do it,” one person wrote, another added: “I do this too, like four extra spins. The whole year. My mothers said to me, so I’ll do it.’

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