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These Laundry Tips and Hacks Make Helping Mom Out at Home an Easy Task

By: Alyson Wyers - Published: May 9, 2014 • References: mentalfloss and holykaw.alltop
If you were planning on doing some household chores to help your mom out this Mother's Day, you might want to check out these laundry tips first. These 8 Laundry Hacks come in the form of an infographic from Mental Floss magazine. While doing laundry can take a long time, and many people put it off a little too long--a bathing suit is not an acceptable alternative to underwear--these tips make laundry day a breeze.

Many of us are familiar with the concept of separating our laundry loads by color, but one of the best laundry tips is to use three different color coded baskets so you can sort as you go. The infographic also helps with damage control, offering advice for color bleeding and shrinkage.