Laundry Safety During Covid-19
During this ongoing global pandemic, it is safe to say that doing laundry in 2021 is far riskier than ever before. While many people still practice social distancing and wear face masks, there is still no guarantee of a 100% germ-free environment. Luckily, we have some tips to help you maximize your safety to prevent the spread of COVID-19 whether doing laundry at home or at a laundromat.
Washing Laundry at Home
- Wash your hands before handling laundry with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
- Wear gloves after washing your hands (optional).
- Disinfect tabletop surfaces or any common surfaces regularly.
- Sort your clothes by color (whites, darks, colored).
- Make sure to read the labels. Depending on the material (linen, cotton, synthetic, wool, etc.), certain fabrics have specific instructions to help avoid damages.
- Disinfect laundry baskets after loading the washer with a disinfectant spray or wipe.
- Wash hands after loading the washer and rinse thoroughly with soap and warm water.
- Repeat the process for each load accordingly.
Washing Laundry at a Laundromat
- Maintain 6 feet apart from others.
- Always wear a face mask/covering.
- Wash your hands with soap and warm water after touching any door handles, surfaces, or equipment.
- Wear disposable gloves (if available).
- Disinfect the inside and outside surfaces of the washer and dryer with a disinfectant spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands with soap and warm water after folding or handling any laundry.
- Disinfect your laundry basket and/or hamper with a disinfectant spray or wipe.
- If possible, prevent touching any door handles after washing your hands.
Contactless Laundry Delivery During COVID-19 Lockdowns
Tired of laundry taking up most of your day? Want safety and convenience?
Laundry services are the best alternative for staying at home and reducing the spread of COVID-19. Why sort through piles of dirty stinky laundry every week (or every other day) when you can have your clothes picked up, washed, folded, and delivered right to your doorstep?
When it comes to laundry and dry cleaning, Texans choose The Folde, a contactless, pick up/drop off laundry service in Austin and Houston, TX. We offer laundry service and professional dry-cleaning delivered straight to your door!
Pickup and Delivery Laundry Service
The Folde offers the most laid-back unique experience with easy pick up/drop off services. With the option of 2-day or express next-day delivery, you can have your clothes washed and folded at your doorstep the very next day. Just create an account, select your treatment preferences, and leave a note for any special requests on your order.
The cool part is there’s no need to worry about sorting or folding your clothes, The Folde takes care of all that by personally separating colors and fabrics to avoid any damages, keeping your favorite items intact!
Won’t be home? Not to worry. Just leave note where to pick up or drop off your order and a delivery driver will deal with the rest! No more taking time out of your day to do laundry or waiting hours at the laundromat, save time, money, and effort with professional and unbeatable results!
Enjoy the scent of your freshly pressed laundry leaving the heavy lifting to us!