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    Another laundry question

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    A while back I asked about how to wash my clothes to make them last as long as possible and lots of people suggested cold wash, hang dry. I've been doing that ever since but because they don't get any softener, they're really .... I don't know, not soft

    Any suggestions or is that just something you live with? There's no humidity in the air here, so I'm not sure if that's magnifying the problem or not.
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    softener you put in the washer? Not sure if you have to use that on a hot cycle cause I'm way to lazy for that and I just use dryer sheets
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    Do you hang dry in the house, or outside? For me I've noticed that a breezy day makes drying a simple and keeps clothes soft. If I hang inside they are hard and dry.
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    I would hang until almost dry and then toss them in the dryer on low for a few minutes to soften up and finish drying
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    Apple cider vinegar is a natural fabric softener. I use that for pretty much everything.

    For jeans and stuff, I hang them and then throw them in the dryer for like 10-20 minutes with a wet washcloth so they get soft
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chikatoka View Post
    I would hang until almost dry and then toss them in the dryer on low for a few minutes to soften up and finish drying

    I do the opposite of this. I toss them in the dryer for a few minutes then hang dry them and they are soft
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    After the clothes are completely dry I toss them in the dryer with a dryer sheet for 5 minutes or so. Or at least I used to, DS has eczema so fabric softener is out of the question these days.
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    I just live with it The driers in my building suck, and this is way cheaper.
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    Omg, no wonder my clothes look like crap. The mere thought of adding a few more steps to the basic laundry routine makes my head hurt.
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    I put stuff in the dryer for about ten minutes to soften, then hang dry.

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