How to spend less time in the laundry room iVillage Team April 17, 2013 Let’s face it – nobody wants to spend more time in the laundry room than is required. Here are some tips to speed up the work, so you can spend more time doing the things you actually enjoy. laundry1Sort DelicatesPut everything that can't be machine-dried into a large mesh sweater bag. laundry2Drip DryMost clothes won't need ironing if they're dried properly. If drying space is tight, hang a Hula Hoop from the ceiling, and you can hang double the clothes in less space. laundry3 From our partner laundry4Lint RemoverIf leftover tissue has gone through the laundry and left everything in the load covered in lint, put everything back in the dryer with a couple of fabric softener sheets and sp laundry5Clothing Care laundry6Quick Laundry CollectionReally great timesaver: build a chute that leads from the hamper into the laundry. Even better: create a laundry room on the same level as the bedrooms. laundry7Quick tips to remove stainsStain removal can be a frustratingly long process - but there are some tricks that can help you to speed it up. From our partner laundry8Do more with lessYou can do a whole load of laundry wit 1 / 8 Previous Next JOIN THE CONVERSATION FROM OUR NETWORK What's Popular 1Shanann was planning her baby gender reveal party. Now her family is planning her funeral. 2The under-the-bed detail that left The Block judges furious in last night's room reveal. 3News in 5: Groom dies hours after wedding; PM fights leadership rumours; Heroes honoured. 4Celeb in 5: Sunday's best entertainment and gossip news. 5"As a teacher, I can tell you what happens when schools 'ban' homework." FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?