Smart Ways To Do Your Laundry When On The Road

When you’re an RVer, laundry is not a carefree task to do whenever you feel like. Depending on whether you have enough clean water, washer & dryer in your RV or you must use the park.

So take a look at these expert tips to do laundry when on the road!

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Chad Swinford shares how to do laundry in your RV

  • Mini Washing Machine- The loads are much smaller than you would run in a standard size machine, but this unit should pay for itself over the course of a few months.
  • Centrifugal clothes dry- To make the most of your new compact mini washing machine, you may want to pair it with a compact dryer. With a good centrifugal dryer, your clothes will get 90-95% dry with no heat.

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Mathew Karsten Shares how to smartly do your laundry in the RV

  • The Aloksak Bag Method– Wash your clothes in a bag.
    This ingenious technique involves a large heavy-duty ziplock bag called an Aloksak. Renowned for its durability and waterproofness, the bags are able to withstand underwater pressures down to 190 feet deep for two weeks! But it’s also lightweight and easy to pack. They come in many sizes, but for laundry- use a 16″ x 24″.
  • The Sink Wash Approach- Wash your clothes in the sink.
    lug the drain of a sink, add soap, fill with hot water, and hand-wash your clothes. It’s one of the most popular ways for backpackers to clean their garments. There’s even a universal drain plug specifically made for travelers. But a rolled up sock or washcloth works too, especially when it’s wrapped in a plastic grocery bag.

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Read more on why buying a compact washing machine is useful for RVers.

Hopefully these tips will help you with taking care of laundry.

  • easy way to do laundry while RVing is to put clothes in an ice cooler with water and laundry detergent, add ice, just drive to your next destination, and rinse and hang, while traveling the movement along with the ice acts like an agitator and does a great job.