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The Benefits of Folding Laundry!

February 05, 2024

The Benefits Of Folding Laundry!

Sometimes folding laundry can be calming and relaxing. It may appeal to a person's organized nature, or act as a soothing repetitive motion. However, others are not quite so happy to do the activity. To these people, folding the laundry is a tedious chore, one that is better off being replaced by just about any other task. However, there are certain advantages that come with folding your laundry properly, and may just make the task worth completing:

  • More Storage Space: Folding your clothing allows for more storage space. Whether you are putting laundry away in a drawer, or packing up for a trip, you will be provided much more space by reducing the amount of room each individual article takes up. This way, it is easy to store everything in one contained area, rather than having to find a new spot to put away the clothes that wouldn’t fit with the rest.

  • Reduced Wrinkles: Folding also reduces the amount of wrinkles or creases in your laundry. When you go out in a new shirt or pair of pants, you want to look your best. Wearing smooth properly-folded attire both looks good and feels right.

  • Extended Lifespan: Folding laundry can make it last longer. Folding laundry, as opposed to hanging or bunching the clothing, reduces tugging and pulling. This can help extend the lifespan of the clothes, as well as prevent any pulling at the seams or fraying of edges.

  • Organizational Benefits: Organization is key for a peaceful daily routine, and folding your clothes is a key part of organizing. Folded clothes in a stack are easy to access, and to group together with articles of a similar nature. This process will make your life much easier than attempting to locate a certain piece of clothing in an unmanageable pile.

So when you are looking to do some laundry, stop by and visit us at 4J Laundromat! We even have 24-Hour Drop Off services, where we wash and fold all of your clothes so you don’t have to. For more information, call us at (215) 334-2839 or visit us online.

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