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How Often Should You Wash Your Towels and Sheets?

How Often Should You Wash Your Towels and Sheets?

Washing bed sheets and towels are a chore, and it also is an extra load of laundry. For this reason, many people avoid washing their towels and sheets. College students tend to justify this behavior in various ways. One common excuse for not washing a towel is “If I’m...

Improve Your Laundry Routine

Improve Your Laundry Routine

Doing laundry can eat into your free time if you let it, but it doesn’t have to. With a strong laundry routine, wash day can be easy, quick and effective – and still leave you time to enjoy some free time. Like most tasks, a routine simplifies wash day. You’ll save...

How To Keep Colors Bright in the Laundry

How To Keep Colors Bright in the Laundry

There’s nothing like wearing clothing for the first time. It fits wonderfully and its colors are bright, vivid and impressive – so much that you may not want to wash it. Don’t fear the laundry, though: When washed correctly, you can take precautions to keep colors...

Laundry Etiquette Tips

Laundry Etiquette Tips

We recently remodeled The Laundry Basket to make it Fort Collins’ most comfortable and fastest laundry, and hope you enjoy it here. We also hope you don’t interfere with others’ wash day. Ensure you’re not the patron other people complain about by following our...

College Student Laundry Tips

College Student Laundry Tips

If your parents handled your wash growing up, you’ll likely need a crash course on laundry on your first wash day at college. While it can seem daunting, properly washing your clothes will be a snap once you master The Laundry Basket’s laundry tips for college students.

Grand Opening Celebration

The Laundry Basket's Grand Opening Celebration, which is open to the public, will feature food and refreshments and all guests will receive a loyalty card with a free Double Load Wash and Dry. The celebration will also include a variety of giveaways including a $250...

How to Remove Grass Stains

How to Remove Grass Stains

Fort Collins has more than 50 parks and countless lawns. It’s almost inevitable that kids (and sometimes active adults) will come home with grass stained clothing. In most cases, it’s not cause to panic: It’s typically easy to remove grass stains. Grass stains are a...

The Best Way to Wash Sneakers

The Best Way to Wash Sneakers

Let’s face it: There’s a lot of ways for your sneakers to get dirty. From muddy yards to grimy sidewalks, it sometimes seems like the world is conspiring to ruin your white tennis shoes with every step you take. If your athletic shoes get grimy, though, don’t fret:...