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You Can Make Your Laundry Day Easier

Trust these must-haves to help you get the job done


Doing the laundry is probably on your list of dreaded house chores. While it can be exhausting, there are a few ways that you can do to make things easier. You can have two baskets in the laundry area so your family members know where to put colored ones and white ones. Plus, you can invest in quality products that can help you breeze through the process. Of course, you can also decorate the laundry area to create a space where you can feel inspired and motivated.

For starters, you may want to consider a couple of picks that can help you work efficiently. Make these options part of your to-buy list for the first quarter of the year: 

Work efficiently

A machine that you can control using your smartphone? How cool is that! When buying a new washing machine, make sure you review the features of each and that you compare price points. Choose a quality item that's within your means.

Washing machine, price available upon request, Haier.

Make it relaxing

Laundry rooms can have a kulob smell—especially if there's no proper ventilation. An air diffuser can help you solve this problem. Choose a relaxing scent so you will feel relaxed while working.

JML Fresh Air Globe Air Diffuser, P3,299.75, Ace Hardware.

Lighten up the mood

Complement the relaxing scent with a trusty electric fan that you can add in one corner. With this beside you, you won't feel stressed at all!

Electric fan, price available upon request, Tefal.

Don't forget the finishing touch

Once you've collected the dry clothes, it's time fold them neatly and iron the ones that you will use. Ironing clothes can be easier with the Perfect Care Expert Iron! It allows you to iron different pieces like silk, linen, cotton, and even cashmere. As its name suggests, it is smooth and easy to glide on any clothing type.

Perfect Care Expert Iron, price available upon request, Philips.

This snippet originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details. 

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