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Does anyone like to hand wash clothes? I sometimes still hand wash clothes when I see that it’s going to be sunny ☀️ or windy 🌬

It does take some effort and muscle strength 💪🏻 to wring out the water 💦 lol 😝 but I feel so great 😄 when the clothes 🧺 are all dry! 🥳

A useful tip is to remember to reverse the clothes to the other side a few hours later!

kitty88uk
2 weeks ago
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Emerge11

Sometimes but I still use the spin dry In my washer to wring them out.

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kitty88uk

Emerge11 yes I do too if it’s thicker clothes lol spin dry for 14 minutes gets all the water 💧 out!

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Leannexxx

I did it once when my washing machine broke never again washing clothes for 4 people 🤣 I'd rather buy new clothes again and again

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kitty88uk

Leannexxx lmao 🤣 that is a huge amount of clothes to wash!! Omg 😱 what a big nightmare!! Lol 😝 it’s just me so don’t have a lot to wash

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kitty88uk

Leannexxx I still can’t believe you hand washed so many many many clothes!! Did your hands get dry?!!

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Leannexxx

kitty88uk I had no choice but to do it lol we were waiting for mine to get fixed as I wasn't buying a new one coz if we moved out so it was for about a week I needed to do it for

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kitty88uk

Leannexxx how long did it take to fix washing machine? Odd how it just broke down one day?!! Which brand was it?

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Leannexxx

kitty88uk it was a week lol turns out there was nothing wrong with the washing it was the plug socket that it was in 🤣🤣 once out of that works fine now

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Auntielettie

Nope, if it doesn't go in the washing machine or the dish washer it's not for me. Very very rarely do I hand wash items on holiday if there is an urgent need and there is no laundry nearby.

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kitty88uk

Auntielettie yes it’s a hassle to soak them with liquid detergent and rinse through cause it creates so much bubbles lol only do with when there’s stubborn stains

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martinlufc5637

No, not a chance of hand washing anything when there is a washing machine to use

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Pjran

My husband hand washes his running gear after returning home in a gentle soap liquid. He says the biological powder I use in the washing machine is too harsh, so he does it himself 😊

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kitty88uk

Pjran I see that’s good of him to wash items himself haha 😆 what does he mean by harsh? It damages the clothes?

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Pjran

kitty88uk he thinks so but I’m happy for him to continue washing them himself rather than having damp sports gear in the laundry basket.

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jimmeykimmel99

No too much work

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kitty88uk

jimmeykimmel99 yes it is too much work lol 😝 but I only hand wash 🧴some clothes with stubborn stains

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HEDGEHOGS

Not quite so much these days but I have done in the past many times. I may hand wash something new if I want to be extra careful with it and pop it in the machine for a gentle spin.

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kitty88uk

HEDGEHOGS I see I know what you mean with clothes that are to be careful of, there’s delicate bags you can buy for them! I got a pack of two from Morrisons a while back ones really big long rectangle shaped another is like a small pouch for £2, not sure if the price has gone up now

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Lynibis

In fine weather, yes. When I can't make up a load of delicate but after rinsing I just hang in garden without wringing them out and they then don't need ironing.

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kitty88uk

Lynibis yeah it’s annoying when stupid family always damn washing new towels pfft taking up damn space in washing machine so have to hand wash T-shirts

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jdible

Thanks for the tip

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kitty88uk

jdible no problem 😉!! You are welcome! It helps to dry clothes faster if you turn it to the other side!!

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eyeballkerry

I only hand wash delicate items, which I don’t have many off. But when I am on a cruise holiday I always hand wash my ’smalls’. They dry really quick on the balcony.

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kitty88uk

eyeballkerry yeah I heard people hand wash those items only, you can now buy delicate bags I got a pack of two for £2 at Morrisons a while back ones a small pouch another is a big long rectangle

Not sure if the price may have gone up, the bags a thick and good quality

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hspexy

If I don’t have many items to wash, it’s quicker to hand wash and get it over with. Or if I have more delicate items, I’ll hand wash. You get used to it

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kitty88uk

hspexy yes get used to hand washing no problem and I dunno it feels good knowing they dry lol 😝

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hspexy

kitty88uk I just need the wind and sun - I prefer drying outdoors, although I do have a dehumidifier that helps when drying indoors

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kitty88uk

hspexy that sounds good! We just have a patio and it gets really hot 🥵 in there during the summer! Cannot be in there for more than 5 minutes lol

So I’d clothes are still damp hang them there otherwise I’m dryer

But yes I agree with you prefer the sun and wind helps to dry clothes much faster

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Pfs

Yes and use acdo

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jms19

When Ive been travelling i hand wash clothes as a last resort but wouldn’t bother when at home

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kitty88uk

jms19 yes cause it takes a lot of time and effort to wring our so much water lol I only do it with stubborn stains

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Happydaysdeals

Yes love to do it doesn’t damage my delicates !

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kitty88uk

Happydaysdeals nice 👌🏻 lol 😝 you can now buy delicate bags I got a pack of two for £2 at Morrisons a while back ones a small pouch another is a big long rectangle

Not sure if the price may have gone up, the bags a thick and good quality

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Happydaysdeals

kitty88uk okay thanks will have a look 😀

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