Mom Shares Genius Laundry Tricks Using $1 Sink Mats

Even the most organized people can admit to having a busy and sometimes hectic life. From work to family obligations, errands, and chores, it sometimes feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done properly.

To fix this, most people try to find shortcuts or tricks to make their daily chores that much faster or simpler. Sure, you could hire a cleaning company to help you get things done or buy expensive gadgets, but you’re more than likely on a budget, and hiring outside help might not be possible. However, you’re not out of luck. There are things that you can do to streamline your day and get things done easier while sticking to a tight budget.

One of the most time-consuming tasks is the laundry. Sadly, this is one of your regular tasks that you can’t skip as long as you like to have clean clothes to wear. There are hampers to help you sort clothes and plenty of different detergents that make spot treating obsolete. The washing and drying process is pretty straightforward, too. However, there are some simple tricks that can help you speed up the tedious task of folding your clean clothes.

You may have seen products on the market that are supposed to help you fold clothes in a faster and neater way, but they’re not really worth the expense. Luckily, one woman who was looking for a better solution like you came up with a great dollar store hack that has made laundry time a lot easier. All you need is a sink mat and some white duct tape—both are available at your local dollar store. This DIY hack is inexpensive, easy to use, and most importantly, works well.

If you’re intrigued by this inexpensive trick, you’ll be happy to know that there are a lot of other dollar store life hacks that can make your daily tasks easier to handle. Check out this video for more tips.