How To Have Clean Laundry When The Power Is Off

Are you ready to see how to have clean laundry when the power is off? We will all lose power at one time or another, so we may as well be ready with the tools to at least have some clean underwear. I told Mark I won’t be hand-washing his jeans, just giving you the head-ups here. If and when we lose power I’m prepared to wash our clothes, lots of clothes. Oh, did I mention we need to be able to dry our clothes as well? Yep, I have a clothesline, clothespins and a heavy duty Amish made wooden clothes drying rack. I bought it from a store in Ohio, called Lehman’s Hardware Store. It’s my dream to go visit that store one day. Wooden Clothes Dryer

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What You Need To Do Laundry After A Disaster

Today it’s all about what you need to do laundry after a disaster. I know we have talked about having clean underwear and how hard it would be to wash jeans. A few years ago I found the perfect clothesline from EarthEasy.com listed below. I know we can wash our clothes in wash tubs or my 5-gallon portable washing machine. Well, I looked everywhere for some really good strong clothespins. I bought some at a local hardware store for $22.00 for a package of 96. I also bought a package of 50 for about $15.00. Hmmm. I was not satisfied with the clothespins when I would hang things on my clothesline. They would not be flexible or they would not hold the weight. Then I started scouring the internet. Yep, I found my perfect clothespins.

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How To Wash Your Clothes When You Have No Power

I have written a few posts on how to wash your clothes when you have no power. I’m always looking for new options to wash clothes after a disaster. Well, EarthEasy asked me if I would do a review on a Scrubba Wash Bag (TM). I jumped at the chance. I always like trying new ideas. I love the Scrubba Wash Bag(TM) because it’s small and you can use it for camping or after a disaster. You can fold it or roll it into a small bundle to fit in your pocket. Now we can have clean underwear if we use an RV, trailer or go on camping trips. Remember, we all need a way to wash a few clothes after a disaster or unforeseen emergency. If we lose power we will not have our fabulous washer and dryer to wash our clothes. We all need a backup plan. The laundromats will not be open if we have a community power outage, just something to think about. This washing bag is a great backup plan.

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Back To Basics: How To Do Your Laundry

It’s my back to basics: How to do your laundry series today. I started making my own dry laundry detergent about four years ago when my friend, Kendra showed me how easy and inexpensive it is to make. I decided not to make mine liquid because of how much storage space it would use in my small home. Kendra and I actually got the giggles a few times because we had laundry soap/detergent everywhere. I never do anything small, I make three five-gallon buckets worth of laundry soap at a time. I let the equipment cool down and go back and make a little more. I make it for Christmas gifts for all of my daughters. They love because it saves them lots of money, takes up a small amount of space and keeps their clothes really clean.

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