Laundry Bags: Making the Laundry Task Easier Since Forever!

by Vesna Petrova on March 27, 2014

Laundry girl bag

If you’re transporting your laundry to a Laundromat, then you probably already know that there are different laundry bag options. Which option is the best? Well, there’s no such thing as “the best laundry bag” because the different types of bags are a matter of one’s personal experience. However, if you’re planning to buy laundry bags, you should find out what’s available, right?

Don’t worry; we’re here to make this buying task easier for you.

You see, we already tackled the subject of laundry baskets, which are also a great option for transporting your laundry. However, laundry bags are more convenient as they offer a more protected and secure manner of laundry carrying, especially if you need to transport your clothes to a Laundromat.

If you’re into eco-friendly things, we have some great news for you! Not only are these bags more convenient, but they’re offering ecological benefits as well. They are washable and re-usable, and can also be easily repaired in case they become torn or worn.

As for the materials, they are made of cotton, nylon, or mesh, but lately, the crocheted or knitted types of bags are becoming more and more popular. Laundry bags come in different styles, like backpacking style, cross body carrying, or single handle, to name a few. As for the closures, you can opt for bags with buttons, snaps, zippers and drawstrings.

Personally, my favorite bags are the ones with symbol tags. This way, I can be sure that I’ll never shrink my favorite shirts again. You can also opt for bags with multiple straps so that you won’t break your back when going to the Laundromat. Some bags come with bonus pocket where you can stash loose change, dryer sheets, or your Laundromat card. If you’re not comfortable carrying a bag full with your dirty laundry out in public, you can buy a sturdy cotton tote that doesn’t look like a bag at all.

Laundry bags

What about the materials?

  • Nylon laundry bags are much stronger and more durable than any other type of bags. They usually come with bonus pockets, allowing you to place a laundry-related item inside, like detergent or soap. They come in different sizes: the small sized bags are perfect for placing items for storage when moving/travelling, while large sized bags are perfect for storing more clothing.
  • Collapsible kinds of bags are also very popular. They are made of nylon or mesh. If you opt for this kind of bags, do not overstuff them! They can be zipped up, so if you travel on foot to the Laundromat, you would definitely need a laundry bag with zippers.

Easy to use and carry, the laundry bags are a convenient way to transport your laundry. As you can see, there are different styles of bags, each offering something for everyone. After all, it’s a personal matter of buying the bag that will work for your needs when doing a laundry.

In conclusion, your top considerations regarding laundry bag should be its durability, capacity, and of course, cost. Design factors like pockets, straps and type of closure may affect your final decision as well.

About 

Unlike many people, Vesna enjoys spending time in the laundry room of her house. She is not a fan of strong perfumes, which is why she has learned plenty of smelly laundry tips and became a mad scientist when it comes to removing stains from clothing. In her spare time, you can find her drinking cappuccino on her balcony, watching French movies or eating chocolate when no one’s watching.

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