Items You Never Knew You Could Put in the Washing Machine

Cleaning hacks to make your life easier

August 29, 2019

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We all know that washing machines are for cleaning our clothes, but have you ever tried to clean other items? According to a recent Taste Of Home article, there are several other household items that can be cleaned in the washing machine. 

Items such as baseball caps, small toys, stuffed animals, bed pillows, plastic shower curtains, yoga mats, reusable grocery bags & even sports equipment. With the kids heading back to school, experts also say you can clean backpacks & lunchboxes in the washing machine. Click HERE to see the full list.